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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.

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...

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,...

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...

Association of Friends Schools Executive Committee minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-262
Abstract Contains the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Association of Friends School. Inserted into the volume are the constitution, conference programs, and some reports.

Atlantic City Friends Collected Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-113
Overview Contains the records, 1872-1976, of the Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City, N.J., and the records, 1986-1991, of the committee of the board of managers of Atlantic City Friends School which tried to save the School. Records are lacking between 1976 and 1986. The Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City was a self-perpetuating and independent board of trustees which held title to the properties in which Atlantic City Friends Meeting and Atlantic...

Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox) records

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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

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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...

Byberry School Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.

Chappaqua Mountain Institute Records

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Identifier: QM-NY-C426
Overview Includes: minutes, 1867-1909, and financial records ca. 1870-1889.

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Friends Educational Association (1862-1864) 2
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Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
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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
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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
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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
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Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
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Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) 1
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Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Galloway, N.J.) 1
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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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