Fair Hill Boarding School records
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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Fair Hill Boarding School was opened by Baltimore Yearly Meeting in 1819 to provide for a "guarded education" for Quaker youth. The school was suspended in 1825, and the property finally sold in 1865.
Source of acquisition--Gift of. Method of acquisition--Bliss Forbush; Date of acquisition--1979.
- Westtown Boarding School
- Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.)
- Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education
- Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Fair Hill Fund
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Access Restrictions
This collection is available for research use.
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