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Ackworth School, England records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England. The duplicated volumes begin with a letter written by "S.R.G" to George Dillwyn, describing the value and concerns of Quaker education. George Dillwyn carried the concern of religious education, and concieved an idea of creating a simliar school to Ackworth in America, which became Westtown School, outside of...
Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Samuel Alsop mathematics notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume mathematics notebook of Samuel Alsop. The notebook includes notes and mathematical diagrams for classes Alsop taught at Westtown School during the year 1855.
Dates: 1855

Atkinson family scrapbook

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-166
Abstract Includes Westtown mensuration book, 1835, with newspaper clippings glued in, 1889-1893 & n.d. Also assorted newspaper clippings concerning the Twining, Atkinson, and Smith families, the Carlisle Indian School, Quakers in Bucks County (Pa.), Bucks County history, the Molloy family, and Friends' schools. Obituaries of note in this folder are Isaiah Quinby, 1716-1807; Eleanor Mabel Malloy, 1883-1908; Miranda Doan Baker, d. 1900; Mary B. Stradling, d. 1899; Abram R. Vail, d. 1899; Marcie A....
Dates: 1804, 1835-ca. 1935

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

Evans family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-035
Abstract This collection includes photocopies of letters from Joseph and Hannah Evans addressed to their children William, Joseph, and Mary, while they attended Westtown Boarding School. Also included are letters from William Evans to his parents, and from Joseph Evans to his brother. These letters primarily relate family news.
Dates: 1799-1801

Fair Hill Boarding School records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-036
Abstract This collection includes manuscripts relating to the establishment of Fair Hill Boarding School by the Baltimore Yearly Meeting. Included are documents concerning the purchase of land, distribution of the Fair Hill Fund, and lists of rules for Westtown and Nine Partners Boarding Schools. These materials reflect Quaker views of education and their objectives in the establishment of Quaker schools. Especially interesting is a letter from Ann King relating the efforts of Nine Partners School to...
Dates: 1815-1869

John Gummere day book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume day book of John Gummere. It records attendance of his pupils, likely at Westtown School, and the back of the volume includes “an account of paper sold to the children." The front inside cover of the volume includes a number of signatures of Samuel Gummere. Samuel R. Gummere (1789-1866) was a teacher around the same time as John Gummere, in Burlington N.J., but it seems more likely that these signature belong to John Gummere’s son, Samuel James...
Dates: 1809-1815

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Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bentley, Caleb, 1761?-1851 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Edward 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brinton, Ruthanna 1
Brinton, Yuki 1
Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Canby, Whitson, 1751?-1823 1
Cox family 1
Cox, Alvin J., 1907- 1
Cox, Charles 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Earlham College 1
Ellicott, John, 1769-1820 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Hannah 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Evans, Joseph, 1789-1871 1
Evans, Mary, 1791-1858 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Fair Hill Boarding School 1
Freund, Hans 1
Fry, Joan Mary 1
Guilford College 1
Gummere, John 1
Gummere, Samuel James 1
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 1
Haverford College 1
Hobhouse, Stephen, 1881-1961 1
Irie, Yukio 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
King, Ann, active 1800-1836 1
Kraus, Hertha 1
Lachmund, Margarethe 1
Malloy family 1
Miles, Catharine Cox 1
Miles, Walter K., 1914-1989 1
Mills College 1
Morsell, William, 1778- 1
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Shipley family 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Esther, b. 1786 1
Society of Friends 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Tokyo Friends Center 1
Twining family 1
United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.) 1
Worcester, Dean C. (Dean Conant), 1866-1924 1
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