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Friends' Boarding Home of the Concord Quarterly Meeting


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Friends Boarding Home of Concord Quarterly Meeting (The Hickman) Photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-071

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.

Dates: 1896 - 1991

Friends' Boarding Home of the Concord Quarterly Meeting

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-081
Abstract The Friends' Boarding Home of Concord Quarterly Meeting, a Quaker boarding home for the elderly in West Chester, PA, was established in 1891. It was originally for women only, but by 1894, men were also admitted. In 1936, the Home moved to a new facility which was constructed with funds provided by a bequest from Nathaniel Hickman. After 1976, the Home no longer offered nursing services. The collection contains minutes, reports, admission and financial, and other related papers, some of...
Dates: 1890-1991

Alfred D. Sharples invoices and correspondence received

 Collection — Othertype SC-298
Identifier: SFHL-SC -298

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.

Dates: 1883 - 1915

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Charities -- Pennsylvania 1
Church work with older people -- Society of Friends 1
Historic buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 1
Old age homes -- Pennsylvania 1