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Ackworth School, England records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Overview

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

Samuel Alsop mathematics notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-002
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume mathematics notebook of Samuel Alsop. The notebook includes notes and mathematical diagrams for classes Alsop taught at Westtown School during the year 1855.

Dates: 1855

"Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-006
Overview

The typed speech of Samuel Austin, entitled "Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends," focuses on the history of "Pagan Education" and the transition to "Christian Education." It also highlights early Quaker education and educators.

Dates: Undated.

Bristol Friends' School Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-004
Overview

This collection contains one minute book from the Bristol Friends' School for Girls and Boys, in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1875-1880

Carolina Friends School records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-037
Overview

This collection is comprised of the correspondence and reports of the Carolina Friends School, particularly related to issues the school had with the State of North Carolina.

Dates: 1977-1979

Evesham Social Reading Circle records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-009
Overview

The Evesham Social Reading Circle was founded in 1864 in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. The Circle was supported by paid memberships. It is unknown when it ended.

Dates: 1864-1871

Friends' Reading Room Association records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-013
Overview The Friends' Reading Room Association was founded in 1835, and dissolved in 1842. It's Constitution, included in the minutes, states it's purpose: " An Institution in a central part of the city, which shall be furnished with a judcious selection of books, maps and periodical publications, calculated to promote moral and religous improvement, a knowledge of the principles and history of the Society of Friends and an acquiantance with the arts, science and general literature."This volume...
Dates: 1835-1886

Friends Summer School of Religious History records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-011
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the Friends Summer School of Religious History records. The first volume includes list of attendees at the Friends Summer School of Religious History held at Haverford College, 1900 & 1904. The second volume includes the list of attendees at the Friends’ Summer School of Religious History, Bryn Mawr, 1907, and Haverford, 1910-1912. The records include names, addresses, and religious affiliations of the attendees.

Dates: 1900-1912

John Gummere day book

 Collection
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

New England Yearly Meeting school record book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-026
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume school record book of the New England Yearly Meeting. The record book records names of individuals, date of birth, kind of school attended, and whether taught by a friend, whether or not the student is receiving collegiate education, whether or not the student was desirous of collegiate education, the institution at which students are receiving higher education, and whether or not the students are engaged in Teaching. The records are...
Dates: 1876

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