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Friends Boarding School for Indian Children (Tunesassa, N.Y.)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Zebedee Haines Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-056
Overview Zebedee Haines (1843-1923) was a Quaker who was active in the work of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends and of its Indian Committee in the late 19th century. Zebedee was also a student, teacher, administrator, and school committee member at Westtown School. The Haines family ran a dairy farm in West Grove, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family correspondence and diaries. Also includes letters of Zebedee Haines to his wife, describing his visits to Tunesassa and to native...
Dates: 1857-1922

Eleanor Wills Correspondence

Identifier: HC.MC-950-309

This collection contains two letters written by Gladys Fatty and Lois Marjorie Doctor to Eleanor Wills in 1937. Eleanor Wills was a teacher at the Friends Indian School, (also known as the Tunesassa Friends School) in Quaker Bridge, New York. Fatty and Doctor were both students of Wills at this school.

Dates: 1937

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Indians of North America 1
Indians of North America -- Nova Scotia 1
Quakers -- Nova Scotia 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Relations with Indians 1