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Friends Historical Library Quaker schools reference files


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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PG2 Quaker Schools Reference Files consists primarily of pamphlets, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and other materials (mostly secondary source), collected at various times from various sources, and organized by school. Most of the schools were established by Quakers or Quaker organizations.

Files are in alphabetical order.

Materials were collected at various times from various sources by Friends Historical Library staff.

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Collection Inventory

(General file.) Friends Society of. Schools. Directories.
(General file.) Friends, Society of. Schools and Colleges.
Abington Friends School. (Abington, PA).
Related Materials

See also: SG1: The White and the Blue

Academy for Boys. (Burlington, NJ.).
Ackworth School (Pontefract, Yorkshire, England.).
Related Materials

See also: SG1: Cupola, SG3: Old Scholars Ass'n Annual Report

Adelphia School. (Philadelphia, PA.).
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, PA.).
Albany Female Seminary. (Albany, NY).
Alexandria Boarding School. (Alexandria, VA).
Ambohijatovo (Tananarive, Madagascar).
Amigos Grade School (Chiquimula, Guatemala).
Ampandrana (Tananarive, Madagascar).
Antioch College (Yellow Springs, OH).
Argenta Friends School (Argenta, BC, Canada).
Arthur Morgan School (Burnsville, NC).
Barclay College. (Haviland, KS).
Related Materials

See also: SG1 Progress

Bellevue Female Institute (Langhorne, PA).
Berea Bible Training School (Chiquimula, Guatemala).
Bettis Academy (Trenton, SC).
Bootham School (York, England).
Breckenbrough School (Flamborough, Yorkshire, England).
Brooklyn Friends School (Brooklyn, NY).
Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA).
Bryn Mawr College (The Phebe Anna Thorne School-- nursery school) (Bryn Mawr, PA).
Buckingham Friends School (Doylestown, PA).
Burgundy Farm Country Day School (Alexandria, VA).
Burlington Boarding School for Girls (Burlington, NJ.).
Byberry Friends School (Byberry, PA).
Cambridge Friends School (Cambridge, MA).
Carolina Friends School (Durham, NC).
Central Academy (Plainfield, IN).
Chappaqua Mountain Institute (Chappaqua, NY).
Charity School of Kendal (Massilon, OH).
Chelten Hills School (Philadelphia, PA).
Chelton Hills School, PA.
Chester Valley Academy (Coatesville, PA).
Chesterfield Boarding School for Boys (Bordentown, NJ).
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.
Christiansburg Industrial Institute (Christiansburg, VA).
Cooper's (Annie and Sarah) School for Young Ladies (Philadelphia, PA).
Daniel and Emily Oliver Orphanages (Ras-El Metn, Lebanon).
Delaware Valley Friends School (Paoli, PA).
Downingtown Friends School (Downingtown, PA).
Drogheda Grammar School (Dublin, Ireland).
Earlham College (Richmond, IN).
Related Materials

See also: SG1, The Earlhamite

Earlham School of Religion (Richmond, IN).
East Hamburg Friends' Institute (East Hamburg, NY).
Ellis College (Newtown Square, PA).
Fair Hill Boarding School (Sandy Spring, MD).
Farmer's Institute (Lafayette, IN).
Fisk University (Nashville, TN).
Frankford Friends School (Philadelphia, PA).
Friends Academy (Locust Valley, NY).
Friends Academy (North Dartmouth, MA).
Friends Academy (Richmond, IN).
Friends Academy (Quaker Academy) (Vermilion Grove, IL).
Friends Bible Institute (Kaimosi, Kenya).
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, OH).
Related Materials

See also: SG1, Olney Current

Friends Boarding School (Washington, Dutchess Co., NY).
Friends Central School (Philadelphia, PA).
Related Materials

See also: SG1: Friends Central News, The Blue and Gray, and RG4/022

Friends College (Kenya).
Friends Community School (West Chester, PA).
Related Materials

See also: West Chester Friends School; Friends Graded School; Friends Hich School, West Chester, PA; Friends Junior High School, West Chester, PA; Friends School, West Chester, PA (Church St.); Friends' School, West Chester, PA (North High Street); Friends' Select School, West Chester, PA; Friends' Summer School for Religious and Social Study, West Chester, PA; West Chester Boarding School

Friends' Corporation School for Girls (Philadelphia, PA).
Friends' Free School (Darby, PA).
Friends' Girard Avenue School (Philadelphia, PA).
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan).
Friends' High School (Chung King, China).
Friends Institute (Langhorne, PA).
Friends Intermediate College (Kaimosi, Kenya).
Friends' Kindergarten, Primary and Intermediate Schools (Boys & Girls) (Philadelphia, PA).
Friends Music Camp (Yellow Springs, OH).
Friends Neighborhood Nursery (Ridgewood, NJ).
Friends' New England Summer School of Religious History (Sagamore Beach, MA).
Friends School (Atlantic City, NJ).
Friends School (Hobart, Tasmania).
Friends School (Itarsi, India).
Friends School (Lisburn, Northern Ireland).
Friends School (Wigton, England).
Friends' School (Medford, NJ).
Friends' School (Mullica Hill, NJ).
Friends' School (Oxford, PA).
Friends' School (Rancocas, NJ).
Friends' School (Virginia Beach, VA).
Friends School (2 folders) (Baltimore, MD).
Friends School at Ackworth.
Friends School at Pennsdale (Pennsdale, PA).
Friends' School for Boys and Girls (Oswego Village, NY).
Friends' School for Social and Religious Study, Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA).
Friends School in Detroit (Detroit, MI).
Friends School of Atlanta (Atlanta, GA).
Friends School Providence.
Friends' Select School (Philadelphia, PA).
Friends Seminary (New York, NY).
Friends Social Lyceum (Philadelphia, PA).
Friends' Social Lyceum (Wilmington, DE).
Friends Special Schools (San Antonio, TX).
Friends' Summer School (Birmingham, England).
Friends Theological College (Kenya).
Friends University (Wichita, KS).
Friends' West Philadelphia School (Philadelphia, PA).
Friends World College (Mitchel Gardens, Westbury, NY).
Friendsville Academy (Friendsville, TN).
Genoa Academy (Genoa Hollow, NY).
George Fox College (Newberg, OR).
Related Materials

See also: SG1: George Fox Bulletin

George School (George School, Bucks Co., PA).
Related Materials

See also: SG1: George School Ides

Germantown Academy (Germantown, PA).
Germantown Friends School (Germantown, PA).
Gibbons School (Poughkeepsie, NY).
Girls' Boarding School (Sohagpur, C.P., India).
Goshen Friends School (Goshen, PA).
Greene Street Friends School (Germantown, PA).
Related Materials

See also: SG1: The Herald

Greenleaf Friends Academy (Greenleaf, ID).
Greenwood Seminary (Millville, PA).
Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).
Gwynedd Friends' Kindergarten (Gwynedd, PA).
Gwynedd Friends' School (Gwynedd, PA).
Haddonfield Friends' School (Haddonfield, NJ).
Haggard Graduate School for Theology (Azusa Pacific University) (Azusa, PA).
Happy Grove School (Hectors River P.O., Jamaica).
Harvard University Library. (Cambridge, MA).
Haverford College (Haverford, PA).
Related Materials

See also: SG1: Haverford Bulletin, Haverford Review, Haverfordian

Haverford College Library. (Haverford, PA).
Haverford College Quaker Collection. (Haverford, PA).
Haverford Friends' School (Haverford, PA).
Haverford Summer School (Haverford, PA).
Hive, The (Skaneateles, NY).
Howland School.
Internationale Quakerschool Beverweerd (Werkhoven, Holland).
Jesse H. Holmes School.
Jesse H. Holmes School (Philadelphia, PA).
Joel Lean's School, Fishpond House (Bristol, England).
John Woolman Adult Educational Settlement (London, England).
John Woolman School (Nevada City, CA).
Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD).
Kimberton Boarding School (Kimberton, PA).
Laing School (Mount Pleasant, SC).
Langham Oaks School (Colchester, Essex, England).
Lansdowne Friends' School (Lansdowne, PA).
Leighton Park School (near Reading, England).
Lincoln School (Providence, RI).
Lingnan University (Canton, China).
Lippincott (Mary S.) Boarding School (Moorestown, NJ).
London Grove Boarding School (Chester Co., PA).
London Grove Kindergarten (London Grove, PA).
Long Island University's Southampton College Friends World Program (Southampton, NY).
Loudoun Valley Academy (Hamilton, VA).
Malone University (Canton, Ohio).
Maplewood Inst. for Both Sexes (Concordville, PA).
Maplewood School for Boys (Darlington, PA).
Marlboro Friends' School.
Marshall Seminary (Easton, NY).
Martin Academy (Kennett Square, PA).
Mary Lyon School (Swarthmore, PA).
Related Materials

See also: Swarthmore Borough Archives, series 4

Mary McDowell Friends School (Brooklyn Heights, NY).
McKim Free Kindergarten (Baltimore, MD).
Media-Providence Friends School (Media, PA).
Miami Friends School (Miami, FL).
Miami Valley College (Springboro, OH).
Middle School Friends.
Milton Boarding School for Boys (Philopolis, MD).
Monteverde Friends School (Costa Rica).
Moorestown Friends School (Moorestown, NJ).
Moses Brown School (Providence, RI).
Mount Pleasant Boarding School (Mount Pleasant, Ohio).
Mount School (York, England).
Nebraska Central College (Central City, NE).
Related Materials

See also: SG1: Centralian.

New Market Academy (New Market, MD).
New Zealand Friends School (Wanganui, NZ).
Newton Friends School (Newtown, PA).
Newtown School (Waterford, Ireland).
Oak Dale School (Lincoln, VA).
Oak Grove School (Vassalboro, ME).
Oakland Boarding School (Fallston, MD).
Oakwood School (Poughkeepsie, NY).
Octagonal School (Wrightstown, PA).
Olney Boarding School for Girls (Olney, MD).
Overbrook School for the Blind (Overbrook, Philadelphia, PA).
Pacific Ackworth Friends School (Temple City, CA).
Pacific Knolls School.
Pacific Oaks School (Pasadena, CA).
Pendle Hill School. (Wallingford, PA).
Related Materials

See also: RG4/066, SG1: Pendle Hill Bulletin.

Penn Charter School (Philadelphia, PA).
Penn School (St. Helena Island, SC).
Pickering College (Newmarket, Ontario, Canada).
Pikes Peak Woodland School (Palmer Lake, CO).
Pine Mountain Settlement School (Pine Mountain, KY).
Pine St. (Philadelphia) Friends School (Philadelphia, PA).
Piney Woods Country Life School (Piney Woods, MS).
Pleasant Hill Boarding School (Byberry, PA).
Plymouth Meeting Friends School (Plymouth, PA).
Price's Boarding School for Girls (West Chester, PA).
Quaker School, The (Horsham, PA).
Quakerdale (New Providence, IA).
Quakerschool Eerde (Ommen, Holland).
Raisin Valley Seminary (Lenawee Co., MI).
Ramallah Friends School (Ramallah, Palestine).
Richardson School (New Castle Co., DE).
Saffron Walden School (Saffron Walden, England).
Sandy Spring Friends School (Sandy Spring, MD).
Scattergood School (West Branch, IA).
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, SC).
School at Plymouth (Plymouth, VT).
Select High School for Young Men and Boys (Philadelphia, PA).
Sherwood School (Sandy Spring, MD).
Sherwood Select School (Poplar Ridge, NY).
Shortlidge's Boarding School for Young Men and Boys (Media, PA).
Sibford School (Banbury, England).
Sidcot School (Winscombe, Somerset, England).
Sidwell Friends School (Washington, DC).
Southland Institute (Helena, AR).
St. Christopher School (Letchworth, Herts, England).
State College Friends School (State College, PA).
Stavanger Boarding School (Le Grand, IA).
Stramongate School (Kendal, England).
Stratford Friends School (Newtown Sq., PA).
Swarthmore Preparatory School (Swarthmore, PA).
Related Materials

See also: Swarthmore Borough Archives, series 4

The Meeting School (Rindge, NH).
Thornton Friends School (Silver Spring, MD).
Union Bible Seminary (Westfield, IN).
Union Missionary Medical School (Vellore, India).
United Friends School (Quakertown, PA).
Victoria University (Manchester, England).
Waltham Abbey School (Waltham Abbey, Essex, England).
West Chester Friends School (West Chester, PA).
West Grove Boarding School for Girls (London Grove, PA).
West Nottingham Academy (Rising Sun, MD).
Westbury Friends School (Westbury, NY).
Westfield Friends School (Cinnaminson, NJ).
Westtown Lower School (Westtown, PA).
Westtown School (Westtown, PA).
Related Materials

See also: SG1: The Westonian

Wharton School of Finance and Commerce (Philadelphia, PA).
Whittier College (Whittier, CA).
William Penn Center Nursery School, Levittown, PA.
William Penn College (Oskaloosa, IA).
William Penn High School (High Point, NC).
Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades (Media, PA).
Willistown School (Chester Co., PA).
Wilmington College (Wilmington, OH).
Wilmington Friends School (Wilmington, DE).
Woodbrooke College (Selly Oak, Birmingham, England).
Woodbrooke Quaker Study Center (Selly Oak, Birmingham, England).
Woodbury Friends School (Woodbury, NJ).
Woolman Hill School (Deerfield, MA).
Woolman School (Swarthmore, PA).
Wrightstown Friends School (Nursery School), Wrightstown, PA.
Yealand Old School.

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