Skip to main content

Plainfield Preparative Meeting School Fund papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1012

Scope and Contents

This collection pertains to the activities of the Friends School Fund of the Plainfield, New Jersey Preparative Friends Meeting. It is composed primarily of legal and financial materials.


  • Creation: 1789-1915


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Biographical / Historical

The Friends School Fund (also known as the Friends School Society) was formed in 1789 for school buildings, salaries of teachers, and scholarships for students, under the care and direction of the Plainfield, New Jersey Preparative Friends meeting, in particular for "poor children."


1 linear ft. (2 boxes and a volume)

Language of Materials



This collection has two series, legal and general fund papers. The latter includes financial papers, minutes, and correspondence related to the activities of the organization.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown acquisition.

Processing Information

Processed by Mary Crauderueff; completed May 2018.

Plainfield Preparative Meeting School Fund papers
Mary A. Crauderueff
May, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting repoductions from Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections Library

370 Lancaster Ave
Haverford PA 19041 USA US