Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes various documents relating to the The Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian descent, including business correspondence (chiefly on financial matters), treasurer's accounts and reports, receipts, bills, inventories, trustees minutes. Also a printed copy of will of Samuel Emlen and deed to land in Warminster, Bucks Co., 1765 (recorded 177).
William Morris Maier (1909-1982), a Haverford College graduate, was active in a wide variety of charitable organizations, especially those related to the Society of Friends. These papers consist of materials from his phlianthropic work with many organizations, including the Ludwick Institute, the Friends' Freedmen's Association, and the Emlen Institution.
The collection provides insights into several issues important within the history of Quakerism, such as the abolition of slavery, education and Native American rights, as well as graphics depicting American travel views, Native American sites, Haverford College, Quaker individuals and places associated with Quakers.
- African American universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 1
- African Americans -- Education 1
- Associations, Institutions, etc. -- Pennsylvania 1
- Humanitarianism 1
- Indians of North America 1
- Indians of North America -- Education 1
- Quaker philanthropists 1
- Quakers -- Barbados 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Tortola 1
- Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Society of Friends 1
- Society of Friends -- Education 1
- Society of Friends -- History 1
- photographs 1 ∧ less