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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....

Sarah Jones Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-100
Overview Sarah (Sallie) Jones was a Bucks County Hicksite Quaker. She was the daughter of Amos and Margery Jones of Makefield Monthly Meeting and was educated at Ercildoun School in Kennett, PA. In 1859, she married William G. Cox of Goshen Monthly Meeting. This collection contains family correspondence and correspondence between Sarah Jones and her schoolmates at Ercildoun Boarding School. It also includes miscellaneous material such as a sermon by George Truman (1863) and teaching certificates for...

George M. Justice papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-068
Abstract This collection includes various business correspondence, including a letter and testimony by John Comly encouraging changes in the Quaker discipline regarding marriage. Also contained are extracts of minutes from Abington Quarterly Meeting discussing marriage, a letter from George M. Justice to his sons, and a hymn printed in raised type for the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind. Also included are unsigned writings on the subjects of a possible war between the U.S. and...

Martha Schofield Scholarship Fund

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-048
Overview This small collection contains papers relating to the Martha Schofield Scholarship Fund, named after Quaker educator Martha Schofield, and restricted to students from Aiken County, South Carolina.

Martin Academy (Kennett Square, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-049
Overview The Martin Academy was a Quaker school established in 1880 by a bequest of Samuel Martin (1802-1880). The collection contains vouchers and financial notes and some miscellaneous papers, including extracts relating to the Academy in the minutes of Kennett Monthly and Preparative Meetings and legal papers.

Media-Providence Friends School

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-050
Overview Media-Providence Friends School was established in 1981 through the merger of two educational institutions, Media Friends' School and Providence Friends School, both located in Media, Pennsylvania. The collection include minutes, financial records, correspondence and other papers, and pictures relating to Media Friends' School (1876-1881), Friends' Select School (Media) which merged with Media Friends' in 1930 (1885-1930), Providence Friends School (1974-1981), and Media-Providence Friends...

Mekeel Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1138
Scope and Contents The collection revolves around the New York Quaker Mekeel family of the 19th century. With Arthur Mekeel (1826-1850) at the core of the collection, letter writers include his parents, Phebe Quinby Mekeel (1800-1861) and Isaac Mekeel (1797-1880) as well as Caleb Mekeel (1793-1859), Joshua Mekeel (1795-?) and others.Letters often detail issues of family, health and Meeting, but also about farming and business and the Quaker boarding school, Nine Partners in Poughkeepsie, NY. and...

Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson) Miller Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-105
Overview Richmond Pearson Miller (1902-1972) was a Quaker author and educator. He was the son of J. Milton and Sara G. Miller In 1926 Alice Leinbach. He died in 1972. This collection contains the papers of Richmond P. Miller, Quaker author and educator, including correspondence, writings, and papers relating to various Quaker concerns. Miller was involved with the 1962 NBC television production, Gentle Persuaders; the William Penn Tercentenary in 1964; the William Jeanes Memorial Library controversy;...

New York Female Association records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-095
Overview Formed in 1798 to give aid to the sick poor, the New York Female Association created the first public female school in New York in 1800. Until 1845, it worked with the Free School Society to establish and maintain public schools in New York while also continuing its efforts to help the indigent. Since 1845, the association has been a small gift-giving committee. The collection includes minutes and financial records.

Henry Newman sketchbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume sketchbook of Henry Newman, featuring sketches and watercolors of Friends Training Home in Brummana, Lebanon.

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Earlham College 2
Foulke family 2
Friends Council on Education 2
Friends Educational Association (1862-1864) 2
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Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 2
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Oliver, Daniel, 1870-1952 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Education Committee (1872-1950) 2
Pleasants, Robert, 1723-1801 2
Richard Humphreys Foundation 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Swarthmore College. Board of Managers 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 2
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) 1
Allen family 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Commission on Conditions in Ireland 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
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American Unitarian Association 1
Association of Friends Schools. Executive Committee 1
Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Galloway, N.J.) 1
Atlantic City Friends School (Atlantic City, N.J.) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Beliefs Into Actions (Program) 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Bristol Friends' School 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Miriam Jones 1
Brummana High School 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association 1
Carter family 1
Chappaqua Mountain Institute (Society of Friends : Chappaqua, N.Y.) 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Cheyney Training School for Teachers 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clothier, Isaac 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conference on the Churches and Social Welfare 1
Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
Croton Valley Local Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1954 : Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 1
Croton Valley Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1804-1828 : Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 1
Crowley family 1
Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Deptford Free School (Woodbury, N.J.) 1
Deptford Free School Society 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Eaton Institute 1
Edwards, Martha 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
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