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Byberry School Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview

The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1837-1844

Heacock Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Overview The Heacocks were a Quaker family of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The collection includes correspondence, diary, and letter book (1871-1872), of Joseph Heacock (1846-1918), farmer, of Wyncote, Pa., including material relating to his work on a farm in Albion, N.Y., and in iron works in Pittsburgh, Pa., to earn money to pay debts; account book (1836-1877) of his father, Joseph Heacock (1800-1883); papers relating to the teaching activity of his wife, Elizabeth Walker Heacock,...
Dates: 1773-1928

Pendle Hill School Collected Records

 Collection
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-

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1906-1979

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

George A. (George Arthur) Walton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-157
Overview George A. Walton (1883-1969) was the long-time headmaster of the George School, a Quaker boarding school in Newtown, Pennsylvania. He succeeded his father as headmaster in 1912 and served until 1948. After his retirement, he continued to be active in Quaker organizations and concerns, including the reunification of the Society of Friends in 1955. He was a member of Newtown Monthly Meeting. The collection contains family and other correspondence, writings, and related papers. Correspondents...
Dates: 1842 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1904 - 1969

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