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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

Milcah Martha Moore Fund records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-017
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one volume of minutes (1866 - 1882) from the Trustees of the Milcah Martha Moore Fund. The minutes consist of treasurer reports, and decisions about use of the funds.

Dates: 1866-1882

Society for Home Culture records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-026
Scope and Contents

The Society for Home Culture records includes four volumes: three volumes of minutes, which include tipped in annual reports, and lists of students with the subject they studied, by year; and one volume of a list of books to be studied, which includes the name of items, sometimes a brief description of the item, and the date of publication.

Dates: 1880-1894

Kate Thompson scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-04-005
Overview

The scrapbook of Kate Thompson, spanning 1877-1881, has a great variety of ephemera. The photographs, newspaper clippings, flowers, and cards, are from her time at the Fairmount Collegiate Academy and during her visits to Europe.

Dates: 1877 - 1881

Emma Waln diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081
Overview

Emma Waln's diary entries detail her active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1890-1891

Sarah D. Wilt diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: HC.MC-801-01-001
Overview

This collection contains a diary created by Sarah D. Wilt between the years 1864 and 1872. In her entries she wrote about traveling with her family.

Dates: 1864-1872

Sarah Wistar diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-088
Overview

Early diary entries describe Sallie's classes and studies in her efforts to earn her high school diploma, while later entries describe social calls, illnesses in the family, and other family news, as well as Sallie's responsibilities as the eldest daughter living at home.

Dates: 1857-1859