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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.
Dates: 1828-1842

Byberry School Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1837-1844

Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Friends Central School Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-022
Overview Friends' Central School was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a Quaker secondary school by a Joint Committee of three Hicksite monthly meetings (Society of Friends). It was first located at 4th and Cherry Sts. In 1857, it was moved to 15th and Race Sts., and in 1925, it was moved to its present location in Overbrook, Pa. The current academic program includes grades K-12. The collection contains minutes of the Friends' Central School and Friends' Central School System and related papers.
Dates: 1844-1951

Friends Freedmen's Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-024
Overview Friends' Freedmen's Association was an organization of Philadelphia Quakers founded in 1863 as Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freemen. Its purpose was to provide relief and education to formerly enslaved people during and after the Civil War. The name was changed circa 1873. From 1947-1955 the Association supported black students in schools and summer work camps. From 1955-1970 the income from investments was used to provide grants for...
Dates: 1863-1982

Friends Historical Association records

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Identifier: HC.MC-901
Overview The collection contains records of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial statements, information concerning the Conference for Quaker Historians and Archivists, details about various committes within the association, publications and publicity, events, and miscellaneous materials of the Friends Historical Association.
Dates: 1873-2012

Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-042
Overview Gwynedd Boarding School was a Quaker boarding school for boys operated by the Foulke family in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania. The collection contains an account book (1847-1848), list of students (1853-1860), and material relating to an alumni association (1901).
Dates: 1847-1901

Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds) Holcombe Diaries

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-063
Overview Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the Boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College. The collection...
Dates: 1904-1937

Hadassah M.L. Holcombe essays

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-185
Abstract Four manuscript essays by Hadassah Moore Leeds on education and other topics, written for presentation at various Quaker groups.
Dates: 1933-1938

Howard Malcolm Jenkins Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-074
Overview Howard Malcolm Jenkins (1842-1902), a birthright Quaker, was a scholar of Pennsylvania history and genealogy and published many books and articles based on his research. He was an active member of the Society of Friends, editor of the Friends Intelligencer, and served on the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College. The collection contains family papers and genealogical material on the Jenkins and Foulke families, correspondence of Howard M. Jenkins, and his publications and writings....
Dates: 1724-1904

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Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Richard Humphreys Foundation 2
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Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
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Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Cheyney Training School for Teachers 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clothier, Isaac 1
Conference on the Churches and Social Welfare 1
Cox, Sallie (Sarah Jones), 1837-1930 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Earlham College 1
Eaton Institute 1
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Ercildoun Boarding School (East Fallowfield, Pa.) 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 1
Freedmen's Friend (Cambria, Va.) 1
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends World Conference (3rd : 1952 : Oxford, England) 1
Friends World Conference. Committee on Education 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
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Friends' Select School (Media, Pa,) 1
Friends’ Freedmen’s Association 1
Graham, John W. (John William), 1859-1932 1
Guilford College 1
Hodgkin, Thomas, 1831-1913 1
Humphreys, Richard, 1750-1832 1
Institute for Colored Youth at Cheyney 1
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 1
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 1
Jenkins, Howard Malcolm, 1842-1904 1
Jenkins, Jesse, 1797-1890 1
Jones family 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) 1
Kennett Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 1
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Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
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Martin, Samuel, 1802-1880 1
McCracken, George Englert, -1904 1
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Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 1
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Paxson, Alice Hall , 1868-1955 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Plymouth Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Preston, W. B. (William Barnard), 1858-1888. 1
Providence Friends School (Media, Pa.) 1
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Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Riley, Lyman W. 1
Robinson, Jo Ann 1
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
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