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Margaret Tinkcom collection on Friends Select School


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

The Friends Select School is a Quaker pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade school located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1833.

Dr. Margaret B. Tinkcom was a research historian for the Philadelphia Historical Commission.

This collection is comprised of the correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes concerning Tinkcom's research on the Friends Select School.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
January, 2016
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Correspondence, 1961-1962.
Box 17 Folder 1
Scope and Content note

Correspondence of Margaret Tinkcom regarding the history of the Friends Select School.

Manuscripts, Undated.
Box 17 Folder 2
Scope and Content note

Typed and handwritten manuscripts, "Growth of Concern for Select School," "Quaker Schools in Colonial America," "The Beginnings of Friends' Select School."

Meeting Minutes, 1833.
Box 17 Folder 3
Scope and Content note

Single handwritten volume of meeting minutes.

Research notes, Undated.
Box 17 Folder 4
Scope and Content note

Handwritten notes on the history of the Friends Select School.

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