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Constance Applebee papers

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Identifier: BMC-1981-58
Overview Constance Applebee introduced the sport of field hockey to the US and was for many years the director of physical education at Bryn Mawr College. Her papers occupy ten boxes and contain miscellaneous correspondence, memorabilia, sports programs, and publications that probably belonged to her
Dates: 1898 - 1981
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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 for World Education Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Association for World Education
Abstract Collection includes: history and by-laws, meeting minutes, 1970-1980, form letters, information about sponsored conferences, program literature, newsletters.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1983

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

"Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-006
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume typed speech of Samuel Austin, entitled "Education and Some Educators Among Early Friends." The speech focuses on the history of "Pagan Education" and the transition to "Christian Education," as well as highlighting early Quaker education and educators.
Dates: Undated

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

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George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 4
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Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
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Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
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Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 3
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 3
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University of Oxford 3
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Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 3
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Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 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
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry 2
Canton Christian College 2
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 2
De Laguna, Frederica 2
De Laguna, Grace Andrus 2
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
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Friend, Theodore 2
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Friends Educational Association (1862-1864) 2
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Friends Girls School (Ramallah, Palestine) 2
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 2
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Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Guilford College 2
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 2
Harvard University 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Howland family 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 2
Kimberton Boarding School 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Media Friends' School (Media, Pa.) 2
Mellink, Machteld J. (Machteld Johanna), 1917-2006 2
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 2
Nason, John W. 2
National American Woman Suffrage Association 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
Nicholson family 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Oliver, Daniel, 1870-1952 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Education Committee (1872-1950) 2
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