Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 120

Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview

Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Dates: 1828-1842

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

Aimwell School records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1183
Overview

The Aimwell School in Philadelphia was founded in 1796 by Anne Parrish (1760-1800) for the purpose of providing "a good English education" in the "primary and grammar grades" for poor girls. It was instituted by the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children and operated under the management of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1796-1935

American Friends' letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-851
Overview

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends...
Dates: 1822-1979

Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult...
Dates: 1789-1905

Association of Friends Schools Executive Committee minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-262
Abstract

Contains the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Association of Friends School. Inserted into the volume are the constitution, conference programs, and some reports.

Dates: 1900-1921

Atlantic City Friends Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-113
Overview Contains the records, 1872-1976, of the Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City, N.J., and the records, 1986-1991, of the committee of the board of managers of Atlantic City Friends School which tried to save the School. Records are lacking between 1976 and 1986. The Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City was a self-perpetuating and independent board of trustees which held title to the properties in which Atlantic City Friends Meeting and Atlantic...
Dates: 1872-1991

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract

Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.

Dates: 1776-1815

Filtered By

  • Subject: Society of Friends X
  • Subject: Education X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Library
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 78
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 32
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 8
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 2
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- Education 69
Quakers -- Education 28
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 26
Quakers -- Social life and customs 17
Education -- Pennsylvania 11
∨ more
Quakers 11
Quakers -- History 11
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 11
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 9
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 9
Quakers -- New York (State) 8
diaries 8
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 7
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 7
Society of Friends -- Charities 7
Charities -- Pennsylvania 6
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 6
Quaker women 6
Schools -- Pennsylvania 6
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 6
Society of Friends -- Delaware 6
Society of Friends -- Maryland 6
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 5
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 5
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 5
Quakers -- Social service 5
Religious education -- Society of Friends 5
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 5
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 5
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 5
correspondence 5
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 4
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 4
Education -- United States 4
Peace 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 4
Quaker authors 4
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 4
Quakers -- New Jersey 4
Quakers -- Virginia 4
Schools -- New York (State) -- New York 4
Slavery -- United States 4
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 4
Social service -- Pennsylvania 4
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 4
African American children -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Population 3
Charities -- New York (State) -- New York 3
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 3
Education -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 3
Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 3
Haverford (Pa.) 3
International education 3
Quaker social reformers 3
Quakers -- Correspondence 3
Quakers -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Education 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
Quakers -- Travel 3
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Religious education of children 3
Schools 3
Schools -- New Jersey 3
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 3
Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 3
Society of Friends -- Japan 3
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Society of Friends -- Virginia 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 3
Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
African American children -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
African Americans -- Education 2
African Americans -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York 2
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 2
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 2
American periodicals 2
Antislavery movements 2
Antislavery movements -- United States 2
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Children -- United States -- History 2
Christian education 2
Church work with African Americans -- Society of Friends 2
College students -- United States 2
Education 2
Education -- Delaware 2
Education -- New Jersey 2
Education -- South Carolina 2
Freedmen -- Education -- South Carolina 2
Hicksites -- 19th century 2
Hospitals -- China 2
Indians of North America -- Education 2
∧ less
 
Names
Swarthmore College 9
American Friends Service Committee 7
Westtown Boarding School 7
Haverford College 6
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
∨ more
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 4
Schofield, Martha 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Earlham College 3
Friends World College 3
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Long Island University 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Society of Friends 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Truman, George 3
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Bryn Mawr College 2
Canton Christian College 2
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Foulke family 2
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Educational Association (Philadelphia, Pa. : 1862-1864) 2
Friends Freedmen's Association 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Guilford College 2
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
Nicholson family 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Oliver, Daniel, 1870-1952 2
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Education Committee (1872-1950) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. First Day School Association 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 2
Richard Humphreys Foundation 2
Sharpless family 2
Smedley family 2
Society for the Free Instruction of the Black People (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Swarthmore College. Board of Managers 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 2
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Ackworth School 1
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Commission on Conditions in Ireland 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Association of Friends Schools. Executive Committee 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Colored Women 1
Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Galloway, N.J.) 1
Atlantic City Friends School (Atlantic City, N.J.) 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean family 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
∧ less