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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

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 underprivileged 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

American Friends' letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-851
Overview

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

Bristol Friends' School Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-004
Overview

This collection contains one minute book from the Bristol Friends' School for Girls and Boys, in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1875-1880

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

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

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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

Friends School Haverford records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1142
Overview

The records include minutes, reports, newsletters, correspondence, photographs, lists, financial records, curriculum records, notes, printed material, school publications, book manuscript and drafts, clippings, and other papers of Friends School, Haverford. Many of the records originated during the tenure of Miriam Brown as principal, 1950-1980, and include her notes, drafts, etc. for "Friends School Haverford, 1885-1985," a centennial history of the school.

Dates: 1885-2010

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

Mekeel Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1138
Overview

Correspondence of Quaker Mekeel family members and relatives in New York state, Ohio, and elsewhere, 1824-1851. Predominant among them are Arthur Mekeel (1826-1850), Caleb Mekeel (1743-1859), Isaac Mekeel (1823-1844), Joshua Mekeel (b. 1795), and Phebe Quinby Mekeel (1800-1861).

Dates: 1824-1851

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Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
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American Civil Liberties Union 1
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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
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Cherry, Charles L. 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Delaware Indians. Lenape Indians. Lenni Lenape Indians 1
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Fisk University 1
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Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
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Happy Grove School (Hectors River, Jamaica) 1
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 1
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Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilden, Joy Totah 1
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan 1
Hunt, John, 1711 or 1712-1778 1
Husayni , Amin, Grand Mufti, 1893-1974 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
Jenkins, Margaret 1
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 1
Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Richard Mott, 1843-1917 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Koizumi, Shinzō, 1888-1966 1
Ladd, Benjamin 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Ly , Juwan Usang 1
MacArthur, Douglas 1
MacMichael, H.A. (Harold Alfred), 1882-1969 1
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 1
Masters family 1
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Mendenhall, Joseph 1
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
National Urban League 1
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Newman, Henry Stanley 1
Nicholson family 1
Nicholson, William H. (William Hopkins), 1827-1908 1
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Oliver, Emily Wright 1
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Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Philadelphia Young Friends' Association 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
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Richie, Sarah A. 1
Riley, Lyman W. 1
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Russell, Elbert, 1871-1951 1
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Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 1
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