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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Education

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

Walter Penn Shipley Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-162
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Walter Penn Shipley Jr., and includes materials related to his time at Haverford College, including 2 trigonometry notebooks, four subject entrance exams, and his personal correspondence.

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds and...

Courtney C. Smith Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D09
Overview Courtney C. Smith (1916-1969) was the ninth president of Swarthmore College, from 1953 to his death. The collection contains his official correspondence including correspondence with faculty. It includes extensive material on the controversy surrounding the construction of The Blue Route, Interstate Highway 476.

Daniel B. Smith papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-038
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the six volumes of miscellany of Daniel B. Smith. The collection includes three school notebooks, and two volumes of library catalogs.

Thomas R. Smith papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-120
Abstract This collection includes the exercise book of Thomas R. Smith and a list of losses he sustained during the Civil War. Also included is a letter from J. Russell Smith, his son, explaining provenance of the collection.

Society for Home Culture records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-026
Scope and Contents The Society for Home Culture records includes four volumes: three volumes of minutes, which include tipped in annual reports, and lists of students with the subject they studied, by year; and one volume of a list of books to be studied, which includes the name of items, sometimes a brief description of the item, and the date of publication.

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics in...

Joseph Tallcot correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-186
Abstract Contains five letters from Quaker educator Joseph Talcot, including one to New York Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and four to Samuel Parsons (1744-1841), long-time elder and clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. The letters deal with concerns of the Meeting for Suffering and providing literature to Friends in remote quarterly meetings.

Allen C. Thomas lecture notes

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-041
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of history and lecture notes of professor Allen C. Thomas. The notebook includes notes on the history of Sandwich monthly and quarterly meetings, and on Newell Hoxie, of Sandwhich, Mass.

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.