Agnes Tierney papers
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Overview and metadata sections
Agnes L. Tierney (1868-1947) was a Quaker activist and educator. Born in 1868, she was the daughter of Thomas and Anna (Hazard) Tierney. She was the principal of Sherwood Friends School and taught history at other Friends Schools. She argued for social reform and women's rights until her death in 1947.
This collection is comprised of two folders of the papers of Agnes Tierney, related to her time working with the American Friends Service Committee, especially in Germany. The majority of the collection is composed of Tierney's correspondence while in Germany, but the collection also includes pamphlets, notes, and extracts of meeting minutes.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March, 2016.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Kara Flynn
- Finding Aid Date
- March, 2016
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Two folders of the correspondence of Agnes Tierney while she was working abroad, including letters related to her work with the American Friends Service Committee. Letter writers include: Walter Moore, Alfred G. Scattergood, and Ethel Jones. The majority of the material is in English, but a small number of letters are in German.Physical Description
Single folder of miscellany from Tierney's work abroad. Included are pamphlets, notes, extracts of minutes. Materials are in English, German, and French.Physical Description