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Media Friends School records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-127

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of materials concerning appeals for funds and the admission of all qualified children regardless of race to Media Friends School in the late 1930s. Included are letters, mostly in support of this action, including from Wilmot R. Jones, Dorothy Biddle James, James G. Vail, Thomas E. Jones, Thomas Kelly, Dorothy Steere, and others. Also "Account of Friends School Incident Involving the Admission of a Colored Child, Feb. 1937" by Dorothy B. James and other related materials.

Dates

  • 1937-1965

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Historical Note

The Media Friends School in Media, Pennsylvania, opened in 1876, and in 1930 merged with Friends Select School, also in Media.

Extent

4 folders

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of materials concerning appeals for funds and the admission of all qualified children regardless of race to Media Friends School in the late 1930s.

Acquisition

The Media Friends School records were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1986 by Veronica Barbato and Robert James.

Related Materials

HC.MC.1174 Douglas V. Steere and Dorothy M. Steere papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed February, 2016.
Title
Media Friends School records, 1937-1965
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
February, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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