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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

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

Committee on Race Relations Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-800
Overview

Records, 1921-1969, of the Race Relations Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its predecessors, the Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921), Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929), and the Joint Committee on Race Relations(1929-1955).

Dates: 1921-1969

Education Committees of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-501
Overview The Committee on Education of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends acts primarily as an advisory and consultative body. It has various funds at its disposal for use in assisting Friends schools and individual Quakers in the Yearly Meeting. An Education Committee was first appointed by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1833 to survey the state of education within its limits. Hicksites and Orthodox Friends subsequently named a sucession of subroups on...
Dates: 1833-1976

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Overview The diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth Jr., a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Early diaries, from 1861 to 1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to-day activities, family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births, deaths, and marriages within the...
Dates: 1861-1924

Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Friends Council on Education records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1278
Overview The Friends Council on Education is a force in Quaker education, serving Friends' schools in an advisory, consultative, and nurturing capacity, developing mutual understanding and support among its institutions. The records include minutes and reports, 1930-1974; financial records, 1962-1983; executive committee records, 1936-1970; conference papers, 1940-1972; surveys and reports, 1930-1978; and publications, 1931-1966. Additionally included are the records of a number of subcommittees and...
Dates: 1902-1981

Friends Historical Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-901
Overview

The collection contains records of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial statements, information concerning the Conference for Quaker Historians and Archivists, details about various committes within the association, publications and publicity, events, and miscellaneous materials of the Friends Historical Association.

Dates: 1873-2012

Martin Academy (Kennett Square, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-049
Overview

The Martin Academy was a Quaker school established in 1880 by a bequest of Samuel Martin (1802-1880). The collection contains vouchers and financial notes and some miscellaneous papers, including extracts relating to the Academy in the minutes of Kennett Monthly and Preparative Meetings and legal papers.

Dates: 1880-1927

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]

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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Bronner, Edward 1
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Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969) 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Beliefs into Actions Program 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Friends Chester Project 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Green Circle Program 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Earlham College 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 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
Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird, 1893-1965 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friends Center Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friends' Select School (Media, Pa,) 1
Haverford College 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Kennett Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 1
Kennett Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1904) 1
Kenyatta, Muhammed, d. 1992 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Martin Academy (Kennett Square, Pa.) 1
Martin, Samuel, 1802-1880 1
Media Friends' School (Media, Pa.) 1
Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Media-Providence Friends School (Media, Pa.) 1
Parrish, Anne 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Education Committee (1833-1837) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Education Committee (1872-1950) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Mary Jeanes Loan Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Committee on Lynching (1919-1921) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Race Relations (1955-1970) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Education Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. First Day School Association 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friends Community Involvement Program 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 1
Providence Friends School (Media, Pa.) 1
Providence Monthly Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Richie, Sarah A. 1
Riley, Lyman W. 1
Robinson, Jo Ann 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Society for the Free Instruction of Females. (Philadelphia Pa.) 1
Swarthmore College. Institute of Race Relations 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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