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Ackworth School, England records

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...

Aimwell School records

Identifier: HC.MC-1183
Scope and Contents note The Aimwell School Records (1796-1935) consist primarily of minute book records and various documents related to the operation and administration of the Aimwell School. There are 13 volumes of minute books, including extracts and drafts of minutes, 1797-1935. Financial information includes 11 volumes of treasurer's accounts, 1797-1895, including an account of the cost of building a new school house in 1825 and documents regarding bequests and donations. There are several legal documents,...

American Friends letters

Identifier: HC.MC-851
Scope and Contents The letters and documents in this collection, including by many prominent Friends, shed light on several aspects of Quaker history and thought from religious to economic and cultural developments. Topics discussed include news of family and Friends, slavery and freedmen, Native Americans, Society of Friends affairs and controversies (e.g. Elias Hicks American Friends' Letters and the Separation of 1827-1828, the Wilbur-Gurney controversy, the Richmond Declaration of Faith), as well as women's...

Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox) records

Identifier: HC.MC-1116
Scope and Contents Includes Minutes and statistics of Baltimore Yearly Meeting and all of its subsidiaries in Maryland and Virginia. Also, material concerning Friends in Barbados and Europe, conscientious objectors the Separation of 1827-1828, slavery, reconstruction in the Southern states after the Civil War, Indians, Quaker education, memorials extracts from the Journal of Thomas Story, the letterbook of Robert Pleasants, and records of the Lynch family.

Bristol Friends' School Minutes

Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-004
Scope and Contents This collection contains one minute book from the Bristol Friends' School for Girls and Boys, in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The book contains minutes of the "transactions of the committee of the Bristol Friends School," and describes the opening of the school, including hiring and salary of faculty and staff, and other pertinent information. It includes two items that are tipped in: 2 sheets of paper in the front describing purchases, and a set of papers in the back with attendance...

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of 64 volumes of the bound, handwritten diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth, Jr. Early diaries, from 1861-1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to day activities; family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births,...

Friends Council on Education Records

Identifier: HC.MC-1278
Scope and Contents Records of the Friends Council on Education, 1902-1981. Records include: minutes and reports, 1930-1974; financial records, 1962-1983; executive committee records, 1936-1970; conference papers, 1940-1972; surveys and reports, 1930-1978; publications, 1931-1966. Additionally included are the records of a number of subcommittees and groups related to Friends Council on Education, 1902-1977. These include: Grants Committee, 1937-1981; Center for Evolving Education, 1973-1977; Program...

Friends Historical Association records

Identifier: HC.MC-901
Scope and Contents Founded in 1873, incorporated in 1975.

one legal sized box for all legal sized materials (box 50).

Friends School Haverford records

Identifier: HC.MC-1142
Overview The records include minutes, reports, newsletters, correspondence, photographs, lists, financial records, curriculum records, notes, printed material, school publications, book manuscript and drafts, clippings and other papers of Friends School, Haverford. Many of the records originated during the tenure of Miriam Brown as principal, 1950-1981, and include her notes, drafts, etc. for "Friends School Haverford, 1885-1985," a centennial history of the school. These records cover the years...

John Gummere day book

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...

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Koizumi, Shinzō, 1888-1966 1
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Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Ly , Juwan Usang 1
MacArthur, Douglas 1
MacMichael, H.A. (Harold Alfred), 1882-1969 1
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 1
Masters family 1
Mekeel family 1
Mekeel, Arthur, 1826-1850 1
Mendenhall, Joseph 1
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
Moses Brown School (Providence, R.I.) 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
National Urban League 1
New York Colored Mission 1
Newman, Henry Stanley 1
Nicholson family 1
Nicholson, William H. (William Hopkins), 1827-1908 1
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 1
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Philadelphia Young Friends' Association 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Pinkham, Esther 1
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 1
Richie, Sarah A. 1
Riley, Lyman W. 1
Robinson, Jo Ann 1
Russell, Elbert, 1871-1951 1
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Sharpless family 1
Sharpless, Ann 1
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 1
Society for Home Culture 1
Society for the Free Instruction of Females. (Philadelphia Pa.) 1
Society of Friends 1
Story, Thomas, 1662-1742 1
Takahashi, Tane, 1929- 1
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 1
Tinkcom, Margaret 1
Totah, Ermina Jones, 1892-1928 1
Totah, Eva Rae Marshall, ca. 1896-1990 1
Totah, Khalil, 1886-1955 1
Turner, Joseph, 1765-1841 1
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