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Friends' Opportunity in the Orient

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-036
Overview Friends Opportunity in the Orient was an unofficial Hicksite organization which sponsored a Quaker teacher in Canton, China, in the 1920s. The collection contains primarily correspondence with Margaret Hallowell Riggs, who was sponsored to teach at Canton Christian College and Canton Hospital.
Dates: 1923-1924

Friends' Reading Room Association records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-013
Scope and Contents This volume contains two sets of materials. The first is the minutes of the Friends' Reading Room Association, from 1835 - 1842, from the organization of the association, until its resolution. The minutes describe the ongoings of the association, including acquisitions and memberships. It also details the decision to close the library, and its dissolution. Samuel F. Troth was secretary for this association at that time. The second is a register of members of the Western District...
Dates: 1835-1886

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, 1950-1981, and include her notes, drafts, etc. for "Friends School Haverford, 1885-1985," a centennial history of the school. These records cover the years...
Dates: 1885-2010

Friends Summer School of Religious History records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-011
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of the Friends Summer School of Religious History records. The first volume includes list of attendees at the Friends Summer School of Religious History held at Haverford College, 1900 & 1904. The second volume includes the list of attendees at the Friends’ Summer School of Religious History, Bryn Mawr, 1907, and Haverford, 1910-1912. The records include names, addresses, and religious affiliations of the attendees.
Dates: 1900-1912

Friends World College Collected Papers 1957-1992

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-116
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. It was merged into Long Island University in 1991. The collection contains Mary-Cushing Niles's files pertaining to all aspects of Friends World College. Mary-Cushing Niles (1900-1993), a...
Dates: 1957-1992

Ruth P. Ringenbach Collected Friends World College Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-247
Overview Ruth P. Ringenbach, a member of Westbury Monthly Meeting, was a member of the Friends World College Association and served on the New York Yearly Meeting Liaison Committee. She was treasurer of the Association from 1978-1985. Friends World College became independent of New York Yearly Meeting in 1975, but members of the Association who were also members of New York Yearly Meeting served as a liaison between Friends World College and New York Yearly Meeting, keeping the Yearly Meeting informed...
Dates: 1975-1985

Friends World College Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-082
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. The College flourished in the 1960s counterculture environment, but ran into financial difficulties in the 1970s. While much of its support came from...
Dates: 1958-2001

Robert Heydon Gayner Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-048
Overview Chiefly family papers of tye Gayner family, Quakers, of Sunderland, England. Especially includes John Gayner (1824-1911), and his brother, Robert Heydon Gayner (1831-1916). Topics include family affairs, various Quaker interests, including the religious welfare of sailors and evening schools for young men, American Civil War, and trips to Europe and Egypt.
Dates: 1927-1932

Anna Gillingham Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-051
Overview Anna Gillingham (1878-1964) was a prominent Quaker educator and author. She taught at Friends Central School in Philadelphia from 1901-05, was school psychologist in the Ethical Culture School in New York City from 1905-36, directed the remedial reading program at the Punahon School in Honolulu from 1936-38, and was a consultant on remedial reading after 1938. She also co-authored a book on remedial training for children with Stillman. She was co-founder of the Orton Society, a national...
Dates: 1849-1962

Glenn-Copeland family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1247
Overview A small collection of the papers of educators Georgie Willis Glenn (d. 1993) and her husband, John David Glenn (d. 1972) and singer-songwriter, Beverly Glenn-Copeland (1944-), their child.
Dates: 1940-1993

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Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 2
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Mellink, Machteld J. (Machteld Johanna), 1917-2006 2
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