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Nine Partners Boarding School papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-246

Daniel and Emily Oliver Orphanage papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1134
Scope and Contents The papers consist primarily of correspondence between the Olivers and supporters of their work, Marriott and Jane Morris, Elliston and Ann Morris, Thomas and Ethel Potts and Grace and William Rhoads, concerning the work of the orphanage and school at Ras-el-Metn, and the schools at Brummana; also included are photographs of the buildings, some children and faculty.
Dates: 1907-1960

Pendle Hill School Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Pendle Hill School
Abstract This collection consists of some information about the history and organization of Pendle Hill, but is primarily composed of programs about Pendle Hill activities, 1960-.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934-

Esther Pinkham copy book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-063
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume copy book of Esther Pinkham. The volume includes repetitive phrases, used to practice handwriting, as well as copied poetry.
Dates: 1799

Preston Reading Room Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-021
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one record book of minutes for the Presto Reading Room Association. It contains finance reports, purchases, and hiring decisions, among other information.
Dates: 1890-1894

Quaker Affairs records

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Identifier: HCB-004

Religious Education Committee Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-576
Scope and Contents Records of the PYM Religious Education Committee (REC) include the committee's Minutes (1923-1983), Section Minutes (1905-1970), the minutes of its Advisory Committee (1956-1959), Executive Committee (1922-1993), Representative Meeting (1986-1989), and Committee on Worship and Ministry (1984-1987), its Correspondence (1943-1956), Conference Papers (1948-1988), Financial Records (1863-1971) and Publications (1975-2000), among other resource materials and miscellaneous papers. The REC circulates...
Dates: 1863-2000

Richard Humphreys Foundation Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-059
Overview The Richard Humphreys Foundation was created as the result of a bequest of Richard Humphreys (1750-1832), a Philadelphia Quaker who left funds for the establishment of a school for blacks in Philadelphia. The school was founded as the Institute for Colored Youth. A group of Quakers, known first as the Association and after 1842 as the Corporation, oversaw the Institute. Actual management was performed by a board of managers who reported to the Corporation. The Corporation was successively known...
Dates: 1837-1982

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. The...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Alice Hall Paxson Papers on Scattered Seeds

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-119
Overview Alice Hall Paxson (1868-1955) was a Quaker author and editor, of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Thomas Heston and Lydia H. (Cox) Hall of Chester County. The family moved to Swarthmore, Pa., about 1889, and Alice graduated from Swarthmore College in 1888. In 1897, she married Charles Paxson. The family had close ties to Swarthmore College, including many graduates. Lydia (Cox) Hall was founding editor and editor for forty years of the periodical Scattered Seeds, a position in...
Dates: 1930-1936

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Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
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Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
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Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conference on the Churches and Social Welfare 1
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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
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Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
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Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
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Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
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