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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

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Abstract The diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth Jr., a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Early diaries, from 1861 to 1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to-day activities, family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births, deaths, and marriages within the...
Dates: 1861-1924

Milcah Martha Moore Fund records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-017
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one volume of minutes (1866 - 1882) from the Trustees of the Milcah Martha Moore Fund. The minutes consist of treasurer reports, and decisions about use of the funds.

Dates: 1866-1882

Catherine Morris copy book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-061
Abstract

The copy book of Catherine Morris includes a list of place names, religious and moral quotations, and an acrostic poem of the alphabet, all of which were used by Morris to practice her handwriting. The end of the volume also includes different text styles, which were labeled as Square text, Roman print, German text, and Italic print.

Dates: 1815-1816

Society for Home Culture records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-026
Scope and Contents

The Society for Home Culture records includes four volumes: three volumes of minutes, which include tipped in annual reports, and lists of students with the subject they studied, by year; and one volume of a list of books to be studied, which includes the name of items, sometimes a brief description of the item, and the date of publication.

Dates: 1880-1894

Margaret Tinkcom collection on Friends Select School

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-076
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes concerning Tinkcom's research on the Friends Select School.

Dates: 1961

L. Hollingsworth Wood correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-227
Identifier: SFHL-SC-227
Abstract In 1908, L. Hollingsworth Wood corresponded with Quaker-related schools to obtain contact information for graduates living in the New York City area and updated information about teaching Quakerism. Previously, a committee of the Yearly Meeting had conducted a survey inquiring about courses at the schools concerning Quaker history and principles. Fourteen schools responded to Wood's letter. Folder 2 contains Wood's correspondence with organizations and persons concerned with prison reform,...
Dates: 1907-1937

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