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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

Samuel Alsop mathematics notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-002
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume mathematics notebook of Samuel Alsop. The notebook includes notes and mathematical diagrams for classes Alsop taught at Westtown School during the year 1855.

Dates: 1855

Bartlett Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-014
Overview

This collection is comprised of the correspondence, school records, financial records, legal documents, and miscellaneous papers of various members of the Bartlett family.

Dates: 1842-1859

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

Cadbury-Brown Family papers, addition 1

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1177-addition 1
Overview

This addition consists of over 240 letters between Caroline Cadbury (1851-1914) and Thomas Kite Brown (1851-1929) during their engagement. There are also letters between Caroline's parents Richard Cadbury (1825-1897) and Lydia Comfort Shinn (1828-1904) during their own engagement, as well as later letters from Caroline to her family.

Dates: 1849-1919

Cadbury-Brown Family papers, addition 2

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1177-addition 2
Overview

Much of this addition is comprised of letters from Caroline Cadbury Brown (1851-1914) to her parents, husband, and children. Additionally, there are letters from her mother, Lydia Comfort Shinn Cadbury (1828-1904), her husband Thomas Kite Brown (1851-1929), and all six of their surviving children.

Dates: 1850-1914

John Gummere day book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume day book of John Gummere. It records attendance of his pupils, likely at Westtown School, and the back of the volume includes “an account of paper sold to the children." The front inside cover of the volume includes a number of signatures of Samuel Gummere. Samuel R. Gummere (1789-1866) was a teacher around the same time as John Gummere, in Burlington N.J., but it seems more likely that these signature belong to John Gummere’s son, Samuel...
Dates: 1809-1815

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

Joseph Meyers correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-883
Overview

Joseph E. Meyers entered Westtown School at the age of 15 in November of 1873. The letters in the collection are from classmates at Westtown, discussing life events, mutual friends, and reminiscence of the Westtown days and are dated from his graduation from the school in 1877 until 1924.

Dates: 1877-1924

Morris-Shinn-Maier collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1191
Overview This collection spans approximately 200 years, from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, and five generations of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family, which are traced through matrilineal and patrilineal lines. They were prominent Quaker businessmen and lawyers in the Philadelphia area, and a large portion of the collection is dedicated to their legal and business material, as well as a great deal of very detailed financial material. There is also a quantity of personal material, namely diaries and...
Dates: 1720-1975

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Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
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Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
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Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Hobhouse, Stephen, 1881-1961 1
Irie, Yukio 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Owen 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kraus, Hertha 1
Lachmund, Margarethe 1
Leeds, Morris Evans 1
Maier family 1
Maier, James Shinn 1
Maier, Paul David Irwin 1
Maier, William Morris 1
Miles, Catharine Cox 1
Miles, Walter K., 1914-1989 1
Mills College 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Caspar 1
Morris, Catharine Wistar, 1772-1859 1
Morris, Catharine Wistar, 1840-1922 1
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Morris, Israel Wistar 1
Morris, Levi 1
Morris, Mary 1
Morris, Naomi McClenachan 1
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Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Rees, Thomas, fl. 1754 1
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Shinn, Earl, 1796-1865 1
Shinn, Earl, 1838-1886 1
Shinn, Ellen Morris 1
Shinn, Emma Morris 1
Shinn, James Thornton 1
Shinn, Morris Earl 1
Shinn, Rebecca 1
Shinn, Sarah Comfort 1
Shipley, Anna, 1826-1888 1
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