United States Quaker School Images
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
Images and photographs of Quaker schools and colleges located in the United States.
Arranged alphabetically by the name of the organization.
Original processing information unknown. Revised by Lily Sweeney and Katherine Hong, completed 2019 and 2022.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Lillian Sweeney
- Finding Aid Date
- November, 2019
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)
Located in Jenkintown, PA. Abington Monthly Meeting (H). Founded in 1697. Contents: 2 Newspaper Clippings: Friends' Intelligencer 8/11/1900: 1 photo Phila. Inquirer 5/11/1947: 15 photos 1 post card 1 250th Anniversary Program 5/17/1947 1 250th Anniversary Pageant Transcript
Founded in 1792. Contents: 1 newspaper clipping: Evening Public Ledger 8/18/1924: 1 photo. Notes: founded by Philanthropist Anne Parrish
Located in Barnesville, OH. Ohio Yearly Meeting (C). Founded in 1886. Contents: Times Ledger 10/10/1952: 9 Photos 4 post cards 2 cyanotypes 21 photos Notes: see also "Olney Friends School;" much of original 1875-built campus burned in 1910. Contains Olney Friends School materials.
Located in West Chester, PA. Birmingham Monthly Meeting. Founded in 1854. Contents: 2 cyanotypes Notes: School attended by Isaac Sharpless
Located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Founded in 1885. Contents: 1 photo - class of 1899 1 photo 12 architectural diagrams 1 drawing Notes: School endowed by Dr. Joseph W. Taylor - a Quaker 1899 class photo features Dr. Woodrow Wilson
Located outside Durham, NC. Foundd in 1962. Contents: 1 Photo Album: 8 photos 1 Note from Tevis M. Goldhaft to Lewis Green 10/8/1990 Notes: one of the first southern schools to pursue a policy of racial integration
Located in Richmond, IN. Indiana Yearly Meeting (O). Founded in 1847. Contents: 8 post cards 6 drawings 5 photos Notes: Received college charter in 1859; first coed Quaker college in the world
Located in Washington, KS. Contents: 1 photo
Located in Wynewood, PA. Founded in 1845. Contents: 1 Newspaper clipping 2 photo booklets: 12, 17 photos 2 drawings 4 photos Notes: originally located at 1500 Race St. in Philadelphia -- Lower school campus now on Old Gulph Rd, grades 5-12 on City Ave
Located in Baltimore, MD. Founded in 1784. Contents: 2 photos Notes: school incorporated and separated from Baltimore Monthly Meeting (O) in 1973
Located in Philadelphia, PA. Founded in 1833. Contents: 2 newspaper clippings: The Friend 8/24/1833, Phila Evening Bulletin 5 photos 1 photo: class of 1898 1 photo: Cricket Team 1898 Notes: chartered in 1689; at present location (17th and B. Franklin Pkwy) since 1855
Located in Wichita, KS. Founded in 1898. Contents: 3 photos Notes: operated by Religious Society of Friends until formation of Board of Trustees in 1930s, now not Quaker-affiliated
Located in Newtown, PA (Bucks County). Founded in 1893. Contents: 2 newspaper clippings: The Friend 8/24/1833, Phila Evening Bulletin 5 photos 1 photo: class of 1898 1 photo: Cricket Team 1898 Notes: chartered in 1689; at present location (17th and B. Franklin Pkwy) since 1855
Located in Philadelphia, PA. Founded in 1845. Affiliated with Germantown Monthly Meeting (H) Contents: 4 photos
Located in Greensboro, NC. Founded in 1837. Contents: 1 newspaper clipping: The Friend 8/10/1894 1 cover "The Guilford Collegian" 11/1893 1 program to 75th Anniversary Banquet 5/28/1912 1 Guilford College Bulletin 2/1913: 8 photos 1 invitation to Centennial celebration 5/24/1937 4 photos Notes: originally opened in 1837 as "New Garden Boarding School" -- renamed in 1888. Contains New Garden Boarding School materials.
Located in Gate, OK. Contents: 1 photo.
Located in Moorestown, NJ. Founded in 1785. Contents: 1 cyanotype 3 photos Notes: In 1827, the school split into "Moorestown Friends High School" (H) and "Moorestown Friends Academy"(O). In 1920, they reunited under the current name.
Located in Providence, RI. Founded in 1784. Affiliated with New England Yearly Meeting. Contents: (2 Folders) 1 booklet: "Friends School, Providence RI" 1891: 12 photos 3 photos 6 drawings. Notes: Founded in Portsmouth RI, moved to Providence in 1819. Known as "Friends' New England Boarding School" until 1904. Contains Friends' New England Boarding School materials.
Located in Ohio. Affiliated with Ohio Yearly Meeting (C). Founded in 1837. Contents: 1 cyanotype. Notes: Also called "Quaker Seminary." Closed 1874, destroyed by fire 1875.
Located in Vassalboro, ME. Contents: 2 Newspaper photos The American Friend: 1/19/1911 1 photo 2 sketches
Located in Dutchess County, NY. Contents: 2 drawings.
Located in Wallingford, PA. Founded in 1930. Contents: 10 photos.
Located in Rancocas, NJ. Contents: 1 post card.
Located in Swarthmore, PA. Founded in 1864. Contents: 2 newspaper clippings: Evening Bulletin 5/7/1929 Swarthmore Phoenix 5/6/1930 4 drawings 1 photo. Notes: Nonsectarian since 1908.
Located in Tunesassa, NY. Affiliated with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee. Founded in 1852. Contents: 15 photos. Notes: Closed 1938.
Located in West Chester, PA. Affiliated with West Chester Monthly Meeting (H). Founded in 1836. Contents: 3 cyanotypes.
Located in Chester County, PA. Founded in 1799. Contents: (2 folders) 2 newspaper clippings: 1930 18 drawings 58 photos 4 cyanotypes 5 post cards 1 grounds plan 4 building plans 1 program: FHA summer meeting 5/18/1940. Notes: Instituted 1794 -- opened 1799 -- enlarged 1847
Located in Salem, IA. Affiliated with Salem Quaker Meeting. Founded in 1867.
Located in Whittier, CA. Founded in 1887. Contents: 5 photos. Notes: School attended by Richard M. Nixon; originally "Whittier Academy" -- gained college status in 1901, independence from Society of Friends in late 1930s. Includes materials from Whittier Academy.
Located in Oskaloosa, IA. Affiliated with Iowa Yearly Meeting (C). Founded in 1873. Contents: 2 photos, 1 pamphlet. Notes: Formerly "Penn College." Includes materials from Penn College.
Located in Wilmington, OH. Founded in 1870. Contents: 3 post cards.
Located in Wilmington, DE. Affiliated with Wilmington Friends Meeting (O). Founded in 1748. Contents: 2 newspaper clippings: Friends' Intelligencer and Journal: 1894 Phila. Evening Post: 9/18/1937 2 photos