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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.
Dates: 1828-1842

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of Samuel...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends Association...
Dates: 1822-1979

Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored...
Dates: 1789-1905

Association of Friends Schools Executive Committee minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-262
Abstract Contains the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Association of Friends School. Inserted into the volume are the constitution, conference programs, and some reports.
Dates: 1900-1921

Atkinson family scrapbook

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-166
Abstract Includes Westtown mensuration book, 1835, with newspaper clippings glued in, 1889-1893 & n.d. Also assorted newspaper clippings concerning the Twining, Atkinson, and Smith families, the Carlisle Indian School, Quakers in Bucks County (Pa.), Bucks County history, the Molloy family, and Friends' schools. Obituaries of note in this folder are Isaiah Quinby, 1716-1807; Eleanor Mabel Malloy, 1883-1908; Miranda Doan Baker, d. 1900; Mary B. Stradling, d. 1899; Abram R. Vail, d. 1899; Marcie A....
Dates: 1804, 1835-ca. 1935

Atlantic City Friends Collected Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-113
Overview Contains the records, 1872-1976, of the Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City, N.J., and the records, 1986-1991, of the committee of the board of managers of Atlantic City Friends School which tried to save the School. Records are lacking between 1976 and 1986. The Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City was a self-perpetuating and independent board of trustees which held title to the properties in which Atlantic City Friends Meeting and Atlantic...
Dates: 1872-1991

Frank Aydelotte Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D07
Overview The Frank Aydelotte Papers consists of President Aydelotte's official correspondence, correspondence with faculty, and personal papers.
Dates: 1905-1956

Moses Bailey papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-205
Abstract Contains miscellaneous papers relating to Moses Bailey, including his draft essay on Alexander C. Purdy, a letter to him from Rufus Jones concerning an Arabic translation by George Keith, and a mimeographed draft of Hannah J. Bailey's 1902 annual address to the Winthrop Women's Christian Temperance Union with her editing.
Dates: 1902-ca.1950

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.
Dates: 1776-1815

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Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 4
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Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Foulke family 3
Friends World College 3
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Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 3
Long Island University 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 3
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 3
Truman, George 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Association for the Care of Colored Orphans 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 2
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
Fisher family 2
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Friends Educational Association (1862-1864) 2
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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Howland family 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Jones family 2
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 2
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Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Nason, John W. 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Richard Humphreys Foundation 2
Sherwood Select School 2
Smedley family 2
Society for the Free Instruction of the Black People (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Swarthmore College. Board of Managers 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Ackworth School (Ackworth, England) 1
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Association of Friends Schools. Executive Committee 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Colored Women 1
Atkinson family 1
Atkinson, Stephen, b. 1819 1
Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Galloway, N.J.) 1
Atlantic City Friends School (Atlantic City, N.J.) 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1864-1950 : Baltimore, Md.) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Fair Hill Fund 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Beans, Mary, b. 1811 1
Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet House Association 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bentley, Caleb, 1761?-1851 1
Bloom, Alfred H. 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown family 1
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