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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Abstract

Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Dates: 1828-1842

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

American School Citizenship League Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American School Citizenship League
Abstract Founded in 1908 by Fannie Fern Andrews, the American School Peace League was intended to promote peace by introducing principles of international justice and fraternity into the curricula of U.S. schools. The League distributed circulars, leaflets and booklets for classroom use, including poetry, endorsements for peace from statesmen and military leaders, accounts of peace activity, information regarding other peoples and cultures, and a series of programs designed to further the message of...
Dates: 1908-1930

Fannie Fern Andrews Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andrews, Fannie Fern
Abstract

Fannie Fern Phillips Andrews founded the American School Peace League (which changed its name to the American School Citizenship League in 1919). She was also a founding member of the Woman's Peace Party, and was one of the delegates to the International Committee of the International Congress of Women at The Hague in 1915. She was appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as a delegate to international conferences on education in 1934 and 1936.

Dates: 1906-1940; 1997

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 135
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 107
Bryn Mawr College 36
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Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 8
 
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Quakers -- Education 77
Society of Friends -- Education 69
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 45
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African Americans -- Education 12
Quaker women 11
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minutes (administrative records) 5
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German 1
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Names
Bryn Mawr College 30
Swarthmore College 28
Haverford College 15
Westtown Boarding School 13
American Friends Service Committee 8
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Schofield, Martha 6
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 5
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 5
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Earlham College 4
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 4
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 4
Sharpless family 4
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 4
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Foulke family 3
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 3
Friends World College 3
Hallowell family 3
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 3
Jones family 3
Long Island University 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 3
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 3
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 3
Penn, William, 1644-1718 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Society of Friends 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 3
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 3
Truman, George 3
University of Oxford 3
William Penn Charter School 3
Ackworth School 2
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 2
American School Citizenship League 2
American School Peace League 2
American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Benezet, Anthony 2
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brown family 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Canton Christian College 2
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 2
Chase, Thomas 2
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 2
De Laguna, Frederica 2
De Laguna, Grace Andrus 2
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Evans family 2
Evans, William, 1787-1867 2
Fisher family 2
Friend, Theodore 2
Friends Boarding School for Indian Children (Tunesassa, N.Y.) 2
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Educational Association (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1862-1864) 2
Friends Freedmen's Association 2
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 2
Friends' Central School 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Guilford College 2
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 2
Harvard University 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Howland family 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 2
Kimberton Boarding School 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Media Friends' School (Media, Pa.) 2
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