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William Penn Charter School archives

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Identifier: HC.MC-1115
Overview

The William Penn Charter School archives contain the financial, historical, business, and social records of the school, dating back as far as 1611. Documents signed by William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, and former Philadelphia mayors William Hudson and Edward Shippen, are included as well as a variety of school texts and memorabilia, which illuminate the traditions and history of the William Penn Charter School.

Dates: 1611-1992

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 18
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 3
 
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 11
Education -- Pennsylvania 10
Quakers -- Social life and customs 8
Society of Friends -- Education 8
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 6
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Schools -- Pennsylvania 6
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 6
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 5
Quakers -- Education 5
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 5
Charities -- Pennsylvania 4
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 4
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 4
Social service -- Pennsylvania 4
Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 4
African American children -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 3
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Population 3
Education -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 3
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
African American children -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
African American youth -- Education -- Pennsylvania 2
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Bucks County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 2
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 2
Pennsylvania -- Genealogy 2
Poor -- Services for 2
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Education 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Germantown (Philadelphia) 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Newtown 2
Quakers -- Travel 2
Quakers -- Virginia 2
Schools -- Quakers 2
Society of Friends -- Charities 2
Society of Friends -- Education -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- Education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
Women -- Education -- Pennsylvania 2
Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 2
Women teachers -- Pennsylvania 2
diaries 2
genealogies (histories) 2
Abolitionists 1
Adult education -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
African American youth -- Education -- Southern States 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney -- Population 1
Albion (Orleans County, N.Y.) 1
Americans -- Travel -- England -- History -- 19th century 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Apprentices -- Pennsylvania 1
Boarding schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Boys -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Business 1
Business ethics 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney 1
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with immigrants -- Pennsylvania 1
Death 1
Debt -- Pennsylvania 1
Drawing 1
Education -- New Jersey 1
Elementary school principals -- New Jersey 1
Elementary school principals -- Pennsylvania 1
Elementary school teachers -- Pennsylvania 1
Elementary schools -- New Jersey 1
Elementary schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Endowments -- Pennsylvania 1
England -- Description and travel 1
Europe -- Description and travel 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- Photographs 1
Farm life 1
Farmers -- Pennsylvania 1
Free produce movement 1
Freed persons 1
Freed persons -- Education -- Southern States 1
Freed persons -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Health 1
Horticulture 1
Immigrants -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
Iron and steel workers -- Pennsylvania 1
Iron-works -- Pennsylvania 1
Land titles 1
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 1
Mental Illness 1
Mental health 1
Middletown (Delaware County, Pa. : Township) 1
Montgomery County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
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Names
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 3
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
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Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Colored Women 1
Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Carter, W. (William), 1651-1739 1
Cheyney Training School for Teachers 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cope family 1
Cope, Alexis T., 1850-1883 1
Cope, Alfred 1
Cope, Anna Stewardson 1
Cope, Caleb 1
Cope, Clementine 1
Cope, Elizabeth Stewardson 1
Cope, Francis Reeve, 1821- 1
Cope, Henry 1
Cope, Thomas Pim 1
Cope, William D. (William Drinker) 1
Cox, Sallie (Sarah Jones), 1837-1930 1
Eastburn family 1
Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Eaton Institute 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Ercildoun Boarding School (East Fallowfield, Pa.) 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1843-1911 1
Evans, Rachel Reeve Cope 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Foster, Mary C. (Mary Cope), 1854-1936 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children (West Chester, Pa.) 1
Friends Shelter for Girls 1
Friends' Central School 1
Friends' Central School System. Executive Committee 1
Friends' Select School (Media, Pa,) 1
Garrett family 1
Gummere, Richard M. (Richard Mott), 1883-1969 1
Haines family 1
Hallowell family 1
Hartshorne family 1
Haverford College 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Humphreys, Richard, 1750-1832 1
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Institute for Colored Youth at Cheyney 1
Jones family 1
Jones, Richard Mott, 1843-1917 1
Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) 1
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Locust Street Mission Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
London Grove Boarding School (London Grove, Pa. : Township) 1
Longstreth family 1
Media Friends' School (Media, Pa.) 1
Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Media-Providence Friends School (Media, Pa.) 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Penrose family 1
Platt, Edith Stratton, 1888-1986 1
Platt, Joseph Eyre, 1886-1980 1
Preston, W. B. (William Barnard), 1858-1888. 1
Providence Friends School (Media, Pa.) 1
Providence Monthly Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Richard Humphreys Foundation 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
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