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Society for the Free Instruction of the Black People writing assignments

 Collection — othertype: SC-011
Identifier: SFHL-SC-011
Abstract

This collection includes thank-you letters from African-American scholars to their Quaker teachers of the Society for the Free Instruction of the Black People. Also included are other writing assignments.

Dates: 1790-1802

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

 Collection
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

Swarthmore Schools Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-022
Overview

The Swarthmore School District, Delaware County, Pa., was created in 1893 with the incorporation of the Borough of Swarthmore. This is an artificial collection, composed of records and memorabilia from various sources and organized by the staff of Friends Historical Library.

Dates: 1896-2011

Barbara Bernhardt Swarthmore Schools Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG7-023
Overview

Barbara Bernhardt was raised in the Borough of Swarthmore, Pa., and attended the local public schools from elementary through high school. She saved many of her workbooks and papers. They provide a perspective into the coursework and standards of mid-twentieth century public education in Pennsylvania.

Dates: Circa 1950-1960

Speer Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BMC-M72
Overview The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The...
Dates: 1802 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1943
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Joseph Solomon Walton Papers

 Collection
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]

Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) records

 Collection — othertype: SC-189
Identifier: SFHL-SC-189
Abstract

Collection includes material on Young Friends' Movement seminars and conferences, financial records and statistics, Executive Committee minutes and correspondence, and photographs from seminars. Also includes some correspondence of Elizabeth and Ross Wilbur.

Dates: 1931-1939

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Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Colored Women 1
Bailey, Charles Lukens 1
Bailey, Emma Harriet Doll 1
Barbour, Constance Speer 1
Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Bettle family 1
Bettle, Edward 1
Bettle, Jane, 1773-1840 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cratty, Mabel 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Eastburn family 1
Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Eliot, Charles William 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
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke family 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
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Friends Historical Commission 1
Friends Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Central School 1
Friends' Central School System. Executive Committee 1
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Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 1
Haverford College. Board of Managers 1
Hawkes, Sarah Belknap Sherwood 1
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hotchkiss School 1
Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) 1
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 1
Kennett Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 1
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Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Locust Street Mission Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Martin, Samuel, 1802-1880 1
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McMurtrie, Clara 1
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Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Moody, Paul D. (Paul Dwight), 1879-1947 1
Moody, William R. (William Revell) 1
Moore, Marianne 1
Morrow, Elizabeth Cutter 1
Park, Marion Edwards, 1875-1960 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. 1
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.. Board of Foreign Missions 1
Princeton Theological Seminary 1
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Rich, John F. 1
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison) 1
Rosenberg, Anna M. 1
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 1
Russell, Alys Whitall Pearsall 1
Russell, Edith Finch 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Shipley School (Bryn Mawr, Pa.) 1
Skinner, Cornelia Otis 1
Smith, Jessie Willcox 1
Society for the Free Instruction of African Females 1
Speer family 1
Speer, Charlotte (Holly) 1
Speer, E.S. (Edward Stewart) 1
Speer, Elizabeth Lester 1
Speer, Elliott 1
Speer, Emma Bailey, 1872-1961 1
Speer, Margaret Bailey 1
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