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Jane P. Rushmore papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-111
Identifier: SFHL-SC-111


Personal correspondence of Jane Rushmore, as well as some letters relating the business of Friends Central Bureau. Also included is the collection of Emily Cooper Johnson of notes and recollections for her biography of Jane Rushmore"Under Quaker Appointment." Primary correspondents include Hannah Clothier Hull.


  • Creation: 1923-1958


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Jane Palen Rushmore was a Quaker teacher, author, and administrator. A birthright Quaker born in New York in 1878, Jane Rushmore was actively involved in the administration and organization of Hicksite Friends in Philadelphia. She was influential in the establishment of the Friends General Conference and served as General Secretary of Friends Central Bureau, 1911-45.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (12 folders.))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--William C. Coles, Jr. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Emily Cooper Johnson. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Swarthmore Monthly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1971.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Method of acquisition--Gift of Theresa Cooper Shane; Date of acquisition--1974.

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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