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Bryn Mawr College

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Friends Freedmen's Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-024
Overview Friends' Freedmen's Association was an organization of Philadelphia Quakers founded in 1863 as Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freemen. Its purpose was to provide relief and education to formerly enslaved people during and after the Civil War. The name was changed circa 1873. From 1947-1955 the Association supported black students in schools and summer work camps. From 1955-1970 the income from investments was used to provide grants for...
Dates: 1863-1982

Speer Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M72
Overview The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The...
Dates: 1802 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1943

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Bergen County (N.J.) 1
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Education, Higher 1
Freedmen -- Education -- Southern States 1
Freedmen -- Services for -- Southern States 1
Freedmen -- Southern States 1
Huntingdon County (Pa.) 1
Iran 1
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Lakeville (Conn.) 1
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Missionaries 1
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Missions, American -- China 1
Murder -- Massachusetts 1
Nonprofit organizations -- Southern States 1
Northfield (Mass.) 1
Northfield Schools 1
Pennsylvania -- Politics and Government -- 1865-1950 1
Phillips Academy 1
Preparatory schools -- United States 1
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Private schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 1
Repatriation -- United States 1
School management and organization -- United States 1
Schools -- Pennsylvania 1
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Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 1
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 1
Society of Friends -- Education 1
Trade schools -- Virginia 1
Undergraduates -- United States 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans 1
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Women college students -- China 1
Women in charitable work 1
Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian Associations 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
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