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Nine Partners Boarding School papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-246
Identifier: SFHL-SC-246

Pendle Hill School Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Pendle Hill School
Abstract

This collection consists of some information about the history and organization of Pendle Hill, but is primarily composed of programs about Pendle Hill activities, 1960-.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1934-

Esther Pinkham copy book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-063
Abstract

The copy book of Esther Pinkham includes repetitive phrases, used to practice handwriting, as well as copied poetry.

Dates: 1799

Preston Reading Room Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-021
Abstract

The Preston Reading Room Assocation, Haverford, PA, was founded in 1890 for the purpose of "maintaining a building and direct its uses in such a way as shall tend to promote the welfare of the neighborhood of Friends' Meeting at Haverford." The collection consists of one record book of minutes for the Presto Reading Room Association. It contains finance reports, purchases, and hiring decisions, among other information.

Dates: 1890-1894

Richard Humphreys Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-059
Abstract The Richard Humphreys Foundation was created as the result of a bequest of Richard Humphreys (1750-1832), a Philadelphia Quaker who left funds for the establishment of a school for African Americans in Philadelphia. The school was founded as the Institute for Colored Youth. A group of Quakers, known first as the Association and after 1842 as the Corporation, oversaw the Institute. Actual management was performed by a board of managers who reported to the Corporation. The Corporation was...
Dates: 1837-1982

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Abstract The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. ...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Alice Hall Paxson Papers on Scattered Seeds

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-119
Abstract Alice Hall Paxson (1868-1955) was a Quaker author and editor, of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Thomas Heston and Lydia H. (Cox) Hall of Chester County. The family moved to Swarthmore, Pa., about 1889, and Alice graduated from Swarthmore College in 1888. In 1897, she married Charles Paxson. The family had close ties to Swarthmore College, including many graduates. Lydia (Cox) Hall was founding editor and editor for forty years of the periodical Scattered Seeds, a position...
Dates: 1930-1936

Martha Schofield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Abstract Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for formerly enslaved people. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W....
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)

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

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Abstract The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage...
Dates: 1733-1987

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
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