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Ackworth School, England records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Abstract

Ackworth School was founded in 1779 as a co-educational boarding school for Quaker children by Dr. John Fothergill and other Quakers. It is located in West Workshire, England. It was intended to be a board school for children whose parents were not rich. This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England.

Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Aimwell School records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1183
Abstract

The Aimwell School in Philadelphia was founded in 1796 by Anne Parrish (1760-1800) for the purpose of providing "a good English education" in the primary and grammar grades for underprivileged girls. It was instituted by the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children and operated under the management of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1796-1935

Fay Ajzenberg-Selove papers

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-001-013
Abstract

The collection consists of the 1947-1950 correspondence between Fay Ajzenberg-Selove and Louis Leprince-Ringue pertaining to her translation of his book "Les Rayons Cosmiques" (The Cosmic Rays) and a 1991 copy of Ajzenberg-Selove's memoir typescript.

Dates: 1947-1950; 1991; Majority of material found within 1947-1950

Hans Albrecht manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-003
Abstract

This manuscript reports Hans Albrecht's visit to the United States from Germany in 1926, written in German. Sections of the report include topics such as, "factory farms and workers questions," "politics," "prohibition," "school and culture," and "the negro problem."

Dates: 1926

Allinson and Taylor family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-001
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the papers of the Quaker Allinson and Taylor families.

Dates: 1876-1912

Samuel Alsop mathematics notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-002
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume mathematics notebook of Samuel Alsop. The notebook includes notes and mathematical diagrams for classes Alsop taught at Westtown School during the year 1855.

Dates: 1855

American Friends' letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-851
Abstract

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs Documents

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-299
Abstract

This collection contains various reports regarding the education of Indigenous children in Oklahoma between the years 1938-1946 by Quaker, Christian, and Indigenous people. The Indigenous childrens' nation of origin include the Wyandotte Nation, the Seneca Nation, and the Osage Nation. Their schools include The Kickapoo School, the Seneca Indian School, and various Sunday Schools.

Dates: 1932 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1947

"Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-006
Abstract

The typed speech of Samuel Austin, entitled "Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends," focuses on the history of "Pagan Education" and the transition to "Christian Education." It also highlights early Quaker education and educators.

Dates: Undated.

"Teacher Willa"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-008
Abstract

The autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher, describes Ballard's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as her time as a teacher and later a principal at various schools in California.

Dates: 1948

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