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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

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...
Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Aimwell School records

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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,...
Dates: 1796-1935

Fay Ajzenberg-Selove papers

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Identifier: HCS-001-013
Overview The collection consists of the 1947-1950 correspondence between Fay Ajzenberg-Selove and Louis Leprince-Ringue pertaining to her translation of his book "Les Rayons Cosmiques" (The Cosmic Rays) and a 1991 copy of Ajzenberg-Selove's memoir typescript.
Dates: 1947 August 21 - 1950 December 4 1950; 1991 August

Hans Albrecht manuscript

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed manuscript report of Hans Albrecht's visit to the United States from Germany in 1926, written in German. The sections of the report include topics such as, "factory farms and workers questions," "politics," "prohibition," "school and culture," and "the negro problem."
Dates: 1926

Allinson and Taylor family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of the Allinson and Taylor families. The collection includes a handwritten biography of Hannah Taylor, a pamphlet and poem about William J. Allinson, and the monthly reports and notebook of Gertrude Allinson from the Friends' School Rhode Island.
Dates: 1876-1912

Samuel Alsop mathematics notebook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume mathematics notebook of Samuel Alsop. The notebook includes notes and mathematical diagrams for classes Alsop taught at Westtown School during the year 1855.
Dates: 1855

American Friends letters

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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...
Dates: 1682-1986

American School Citizenship League Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American School Citizenship League
Overview Founded in 1908 by Fannie Fern Andrews, the American School Peace League was intended to promote peace by introducing principles of international justice and fraternity into the curricula of U.S. schools. The League distributed circulars, leaflets and booklets for classroom use, including poetry, endorsements for peace from statesmen and military leaders, accounts of peace activity, information regarding other peoples and cultures, and a series of programs designed to further the message of...
Dates: 1908-1930

Fannie Fern Andrews Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andrews, Fannie Fern
Overview Fannie Fern Phillips Andrews founded the American School Peace League (which changed its name to the American School Citizenship League in 1919). She was also a founding member of the Woman's Peace Party, and was one of the delegates to the International Committee of the International Congress of Women at The Hague in 1915. She was appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as a delegate to international conferences on education in 1934 and 1936.
Dates: 1906-1940

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 5
Schofield, Martha 5
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 4
Sharpless family 4
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Earlham College 3
Foulke family 3
Friends World College 3
Hallowell family 3
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 3
Jones family 3
Long Island University 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 3
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 3
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Society of Friends 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 3
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 3
Truman, George 3
University of Oxford 3
William Penn Charter School 3
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 3
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 2
American School Citizenship League 2
American School Peace League 2
American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 2
Association for the Care of Colored Orphans 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry 2
Canton Christian College 2
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 2
De Laguna, Frederica 2
De Laguna, Grace Andrus 2
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Fisher family 2
Friend, Theodore 2
Friends Council on Education 2
Friends Educational Association (1862-1864) 2
Friends Freedmen's Association 2
Friends General Conference 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Friends Girls School (Ramallah, Palestine) 2
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 2
Friends' Central School 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Guilford College 2
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 2
Harvard University 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Howland family 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 2
Kimberton Boarding School 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Media Friends' School (Media, Pa.) 2
Mellink, Machteld J. (Machteld Johanna), 1917-2006 2
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 2
Nason, John W. 2
National American Woman Suffrage Association 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
Nicholson family 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Oliver, Daniel, 1870-1952 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
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