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Friends Freedmen's Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-024
Abstract Friends' Freedmen's Association was an organization of Philadelphia Quakers founded in 1863 as Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freemen. Its purpose was to provide relief and education to formerly enslaved people during and after the Civil War. The name was changed circa 1873. From 1947-1955 the Association supported black students in schools and summer work camps. From 1955-1970 the income from investments was used to provide grants for...
Dates: 1863-1982

Friends General Conference Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-025
Abstract

Friends General Conference is a Quaker organization in the unprogrammed tradition of the Religious Society of Friends which primarily serves affiliated yearly and monthly meetings. For additional information about Friends General Conference, please consult their web site: http://www.fgcquaker.org/info/

Dates: 1867-2013

Friends Historical Association records

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Identifier: HC.MC-901
Abstract

The collection contains records of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial statements, information concerning the Conference for Quaker Historians and Archivists, details about various committes within the association, publications and publicity, events, and miscellaneous materials of the Friends Historical Association.

Dates: 1873-2012

Friends World College Collected Papers 1957-1992

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-116
Abstract Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. It was merged into Long Island University in 1991. The collection contains Mary-Cushing Niles's files pertaining to all aspects of Friends World College. Mary-Cushing Niles (1900-1993), a...
Dates: 1957-1992

Ruth P. Ringenbach Collected Friends World College Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-247
Abstract Ruth P. Ringenbach, a member of Westbury Monthly Meeting, was a member of the Friends World College Association and served on the New York Yearly Meeting Liaison Committee. She was treasurer of the Association from 1978-1985. Friends World College became independent of New York Yearly Meeting in 1975, but members of the Association who were also members of New York Yearly Meeting served as a liaison between Friends World College and New York Yearly Meeting, keeping the Yearly Meeting...
Dates: 1975-1985

Friends World College Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-082
Abstract Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. The College flourished in the 1960s counterculture environment, but ran into financial difficulties in the 1970s. While much of its support came from...
Dates: 1958-2001

John Gummere day book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume day book of John Gummere. It records attendance of his pupils, likely at Westtown School, and the back of the volume includes “an account of paper sold to the children." The front inside cover of the volume includes a number of signatures of Samuel Gummere. Samuel R. Gummere (1789-1866) was a teacher around the same time as John Gummere, in Burlington N.J., but it seems more likely that these signature belong to John Gummere’s son, Samuel...
Dates: 1809-1815

Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-042
Abstract

Gwynedd Boarding School was a Quaker boarding school for boys operated by the Foulke family in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania. The collection contains an account book (1847-1848), list of students (1853-1860), and material relating to an alumni association (1901).

Dates: 1847-1901

Elizabeth F. Haines papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-051
Identifier: SFHL-SC-051
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Elizabeth French Haines, relating to Kimberton Boarding School. Included are her piecebook and copybook, letters she wrote to her father and brother while at school, a Kimberton catalogue, and letters written by Emmor Kimber to the Haines family. Also included are letters from Elizabeth to her aunt describing her work as a school teacher, letters from Kimberton friends, a family deed, and a daguerretype of Elizabeth Haines later in her life.

Dates: 1838-1872

Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds) Holcombe Diaries

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-063
Abstract Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the Boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College. The...
Dates: 1904-1937

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Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
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Schofield, Martha 2
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Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
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Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
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Cox, Sallie (Sarah Jones), 1837-1930 1
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Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
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