Society of Friends -- Education
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Elizabeth Gray Vining (1902-1997) was an author of children’s books served as the tutor to the crown prince of Japan, Akihito, from 1946 to 1950. The collection consists of correspondence, materials regarding books authored by Vining, articles, lectures and addresses, photographs and information documenting her and her family's lives.
Overview George A. Walton (1883-1969) was the long-time headmaster of the George School, a Quaker boarding school in Newtown, Pennsylvania. He succeeded his father as headmaster in 1912 and served until 1948. After his retirement, he continued to be active in Quaker organizations and concerns, including the reunification of the Society of Friends in 1955. He was a member of Newtown Monthly Meeting. The collection contains family and other correspondence, writings, and related papers. Correspondents...
Dates: 1842 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1969
Overview Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1j912) was a Quaker educator and the second principal (1901-1912) of the George School (Bucks County, Pa.). The collection contains diaries and biographical material, financial and legal papers, correspondence, writings and lectures, and papers related to the George School.
Dates: 1878-1943 [bulk, 1878-1910]
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of commonplace books of Mary E. Warner. They include religious quotes and extracts, notes from friends, and notes on mathematical equations and Quaker leaders.
Scope and Contents The William Penn Charter School collection contains the financial, historical, business, and social records of the school, dating back as far as 1685. Documents signed by William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, and former Philadelphia mayors, William Hudson and Wdward Shippen, are included as well as a variety of school texts and memorabilia, which illuminate the traditions and history of the William Penn Charter School. More current information pertaining to the William Penn Charter School can be...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, lists, press releases, transcripts, notes, photographs, clippings, drafts of articles and speeches, financial and legal papers, brochures, pamphlets and other printed items, account books and other papers.Primarily correspondence and other papers related to the many activities Wood was involved in. For a summary list of folders in the collection, arranged alphabetically by organization, institution, committee, etc. see folder list. This...
Scope and Contents This collection contains typed research notes by an unknown person. Previously they were referred to as extracts, however they are not formal printed extracts. The notes are from Yearly and Monthly Meetings, including Baltimore Yearly Meeting, Indiana Yearly Meeting, and Ohio Yearly Meeting. Many of the notes either are categorized by topic, or include topical indices.
Abstract Collection includes material on Young Friends' Movement seminars and conferences, financial records and statistics, Executive Committee minutes and correspondence, and photographs from seminars. Also includes some correspondence of Elizabeth and Ross Wilbur.