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Archives & Manuscripts

Society of Friends -- Education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:

Swarthmore College financial records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-G
Overview The Swarthmore College financial records include materials from the college's Treasurer, Development Office, Finance Office, committees of the Board of Managers, and other entities of the college. Included are bookkeeping records for college finances, student tuition records, both printed and handwritten fundraising materials, and more.

Swarthmore College property records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-F
Overview The Swarthmore College property records include real estate and building appraisals; deeds, mortgages, and leases; reports by Swarthmore committees and external consultants; administrative documents such as budgets and correspondence; blueprints, maps, and plans; and other records pertaining to college buildings and grounds, construction and maintenance, and utilities and resource use.

Somerville Literary Society Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-Q001
Overview The Somerville Literary Society was a women students' literary organization founded at Swarthmore College in 1871. The purposes of the organization were to discuss literature, strengthen the friendship between its members, and prepare them for the wider field of action and influence opening to women, according to the group's constitution. The collection contains the records of the Somerville Literary Society, including constitution, minutes, financial papers,...

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Overview The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage to...

Tallcot Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1015
Scope and Contents These papers are mainly the correspondence of Joseph Tallcot, b.ca.1768, d.1853, with family, friends, and other leading Quakers, on subjects including religious education, Friends' schools and publications, the Separation of 1827-1828, the Wilburite Separation, the African American colony at Wilberforce, Canada, African American slavery, and others. They also include essays, sermons, epistles, and articles by Joseph Tallcot; correspondence of Gaius Tallcot, d. ca.1773, and Sarah (Cause-ten)...

The Meeting School (Rindge, N.H.) records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-129
Overview The Meeting School was an experimental, co-educational Quaker farm school located in Rindge, N.H. It was founded in 1957 and closed in 2011. The collection contains the records from its inception to closing, publications, and other related records.

Agnes L. Tierney papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-134
Abstract This collection includes papers and speeches written by Agnes L. Tierney. Subjects include John Woolman, Quakers in social reform, women's rights, and Quaker education.

Margaret Tinkcom collection on Friends Select School

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-076
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes concerning her research on the Friends' Select School.

Correspondence concerning John Unthank Gift

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-232
Abstract Contains correspondence concerning the gift of Dr. John Unthank of Limerick, Ireland, of £1,000, to be divided between two concerns: first, to the Ohio, Indiana and Baltimore Yearly Meetings to be applied by them through their Indian committees toward promoting the so-called civilization and Christian instruction of Native Americans; and, secondly£250 each to Indiana and Ohio Yearly Meetings toward establishing boarding schools for the children of members. Samuel Parsons of New York Yearly...

George Vaux Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-238
Overview The Vaux family was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker family active in a number of charitable concerns, particularly as relate to the education of African-Americans. This collection includes papers from three George Vauxes: 1832-1915, 1863-1927, and 1908-1996, spanning a little over a century from the 1890s to the 1990s. There are administrative documents from the Institute of Colored Youth (later known as the Richard Humphreys Foundation), Friends’ Freedmen’s Association, and the Emlen...