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Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.)


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

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Overview and metadata sections

Gwynedd Boarding School was a Quaker boarding school for boys operated by the Foulke family Gwynedd, PA.

The collection contains an account book (1847-1848), list of students (1853-1860), and material relating to an alumni association (1901).

The collection is organized into three series. The series are:

  1. Account Book
  2. Students
  3. Alumni Associations

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Gift of Eliza Foulke, 1957

The Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) was operated by members of the Foulke family. These papers were received with a group of books and papers given by the Foulke family.

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

Account book, 1847-1901.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

An Account of the expenses of entertainment for persons bringing, coming to see, and taking scholars from school. Groceries, hay-making and other labor.

Pupils, 1853-1860.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

Listed by term, with addresses

Reunion certificate, 1901.
Box 1
Minutes of the Council, 1901.
Box 1
Physical Description

Pencil draft

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