Friends' Boarding Home of the Concord Quarterly Meeting
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The Hickman is a senior living community located in the heart of West Chester, Pennsylvania, and which is guided by Quaker principles and tradition. This collection depicts the life of those in the Hickman, providing color and black and white photographs of guests, staff, and the boarding home, from 1896 to 1991.
The collection contains invoices, estimates, and correspondence received by West Chester Quaker businessman, Alfred D. Sharples. These include work contracted for the Friends' Boarding Home of Concord Quarterly Meeting and properties owned by Sharples in West Chester and Philadelphia. Most of the contractors were based in West Chester and include glaziers, brickmakers, steam and gas fitters, painters, etc.