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Archives & Manuscripts

Education -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Ackworth School, England records

 Collection
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...

Hans Albrecht manuscript

 Collection
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."

Constance Applebee papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1981-58
Overview Constance Applebee introduced the sport of field hockey to the US and was for many years the director of physical education at Bryn Mawr College. Her papers occupy ten boxes and contain miscellaneous correspondence, memorabilia, sports programs, and publications that probably belonged to her

Grace de Laguna papers

 Series
Identifier: BMC-1994-01
Overview Grace de Laguna was a professor of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr, a past president of the American Philosophical Association, and mother of Frederica de Laguna, the noted anthropologist. This collection consists of Personal Material, Correspondence, Reprints, and Typescripts.

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of 64 volumes of the bound, handwritten diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth, Jr. Early diaries, from 1861-1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to day activities; family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births,...

Global Perspectives in Education Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Global Perspectives in Education

Georgiana Goddard King papers

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Identifier: BMC-1974-15
Overview Georgiana Goddard King was a professor of art history at Bryn Mawr College. The collection consists of handwritten notes on art subjects, correspondence, and publications.

"We Are All Involved"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-061
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, memoir-style manuscript of Frank S. Loescher. The manuscript includes discussion of America's "race problem," and Loescher's experiences with race relations while teaching in the American South, and while he served as a consultant to the Institute of Race Relations in South Africa.

Katharine Elizabeth McBride papers

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Identifier: BMC-1970-03
Overview The papers of Katharine Elizabeth McBride contain the office files and correspondence and some personal files of Katharine Elizabeth McBride who was president of Bryn Mawr College from 1942 to 1970.

Milcah Martha Moore Fund records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-017
Scope and Contents This collection contains one volume of minutes (1866 - 1882) from the Trustees of the Milcah Martha Moore Fund. The minutes consist of treasurer reports, and decisions about use of the funds.