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Lansdowne Friends School records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-132

Scope and Contents

The collection contains School Committee minutes, financial records, reports, and correspondence.


  • Creation: 1994 - 2012


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical / Historical

The Lansdowne Friends School was established in 1902 by members of the Lansdowne Friends Meeting and was incorporated in 1979. The school is governed by a School Committee appointed by the Monthly Meeting. It is guided by its mission of providing a "challenging educational program guided by Quaker values, especially those of respect for all people and peaceful problem solving."


.75 linear ft. (1.5 letter-size Hollinger boxes.)

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The collection is arranged by series and then chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was deposited by John McKinstry, Head of the School, in October of 2018.

Separated Materials

Reports of the Lansdowne Friends School Committee, 1965-1989, form part of the records of Lansdowne Monthly Meeting.

Processing Information

Alison Sielaff processed the collection in November of 2018.

Lansdowne Friends School Records
Finding aid created by Alison Sielaff in 2018.
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