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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.
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 Quaker...
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.
- Education -- United States 1
- Pennsylvania -- Politics and Government -- 1865-1950 1
- Quakers 1
- Quakers -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Religion -- Study and teaching 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- Women -- Education 1
- Women -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
- Women -- Societies and clubs 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
- diaries 1 ∧ less
- Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Bronner, Edward 1
- Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
- Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
- Cherry, Charles L. 1