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Media-Providence Friends School

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-050
Overview Media-Providence Friends School was established in 1981 through the merger of two educational institutions, Media Friends' School and Providence Friends School, both located in Media, Pennsylvania. The collection include minutes, financial records, correspondence and other papers, and pictures relating to Media Friends' School (1876-1881), Friends' Select School (Media) which merged with Media Friends' in 1930 (1885-1930), Providence Friends School (1974-1981), and Media-Providence Friends...
Dates: 1881-[ongoing]

Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-066
Overview Pendle Hill is a Quaker study center located in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1930 out of an earlier Quaker school and study center, the Woolman School. The Woolman School was established in 1915 under the care of the General Conference Committee of the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite). In 1917, it was reorganized as a joint enterprise of Hicksite and Orthodox Friends, governed by a Board of Managers. The Woolman School was incorporated in 1918. In 1928, it was reorganized...
Dates: 1915-2011

Richard Humphreys Foundation Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-059
Overview 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

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview 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

Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-043
Overview

Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys was founded in 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the Home for Destitute Colored Children, a Hicksite Quaker women's charity which provided shelter and education for black children (generally boys) and then placed them with private families. The Home built a new facility in Cheyney, Pa, in 1922, and the name was changed to Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys in 1945. The collection contains minutes, financial and legal records, and reports.

Dates: 1855-1956

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Overview 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

Emma Waln diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081
Overview

Emma Waln's diary entries detail her active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1890-1891

George A. (George Arthur) Walton Papers

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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

Joseph Solomon Walton Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-158
Overview

Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) was a Quaker educator and the second principal (1901-1912) of the George School (Bucks County, Pa.). The collection contains diaries and biographical material, financial and legal papers, correspondence, writings and lectures, and papers related to the George School.

Dates: 1878-1943 [bulk, 1878-1910]

William Penn Charter School archives

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Identifier: HC.MC-1115
Overview

The William Penn Charter School archives contain the financial, historical, business, and social records of the school, dating back as far as 1611. Documents signed by William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, and former Philadelphia mayors William Hudson and Edward Shippen, are included as well as a variety of school texts and memorabilia, which illuminate the traditions and history of the William Penn Charter School.

Dates: 1611-1992

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Middletown (Delaware County, Pa. : Township) 1
Montgomery County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
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George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 3
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Colored Women 1
Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Carter, W. (William), 1651-1739 1
Cheyney Training School for Teachers 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cox, Sallie (Sarah Jones), 1837-1930 1
Eastburn family 1
Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Eaton Institute 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Ercildoun Boarding School (East Fallowfield, Pa.) 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children (West Chester, Pa.) 1
Friends Shelter for Girls 1
Friends' Central School 1
Friends' Central School System. Executive Committee 1
Friends' Select School (Media, Pa,) 1
Gummere, Richard M. (Richard Mott), 1883-1969 1
Hallowell family 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Humphreys, Richard, 1750-1832 1
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Institute for Colored Youth at Cheyney 1
Jones family 1
Jones, Richard Mott, 1843-1917 1
Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) 1
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Locust Street Mission Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
London Grove Boarding School (London Grove, Pa. : Township) 1
Longstreth family 1
Media Friends' School (Media, Pa.) 1
Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Media-Providence Friends School (Media, Pa.) 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Penrose family 1
Platt, Edith Stratton, 1888-1986 1
Platt, Joseph Eyre, 1886-1980 1
Preston, W. B. (William Barnard), 1858-1888. 1
Providence Friends School (Media, Pa.) 1
Providence Monthly Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Richard Humphreys Foundation 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Richland Turnpike or Plank Road Company 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Society for the Free Instruction of African Females 1
Society for the Free Instruction of the Black People (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Swarthmore College 1
Swayne family 1
Swayne, A. B. (Anna Belle), 1864-1931. 1
Swayne, Benjamin, 1791-1873. 1
Swayne, Caleb, 1749-1825. 1
Swayne, Edward, 1853-1929. 1
Swayne, Evan T. (Evan Thomas), 1824-1894. 1
Swayne, Norman Walton, 1885-1964 1
The Shelter (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
The Shelter (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Truman, George 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Waln, Emma 1
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