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Ackworth School, England records

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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...

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...

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...

Mary E. Warner commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-062
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of commonplace books of Mary E. Warner. They include religious quotes and extracts, notes from friends, and notes on mathematical equations and Quaker leaders.

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