An Inventory of the Hadassah M. L. Holcombe Diaries, 1904-1977

(11 boxes; 5.5 linear ft.)

RG 5/063


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Abstract
Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the Boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College. The collection contains her diaries from 1904-1977.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTE Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Joanna Moore was born in 1891, the daughter of Robert Rowland and Martha Gillingham Tyson Moore of Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting. She attended George School and graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1924. She married Morris E. Leeds, an Orthodox Quaker and member of Germantown Monthly Meeting, two years later. After his death in 1952, she married Raymond T. Parrot, and, later, Arthur N. Holcombe. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT OF THE RECORDS The collection contains the diaries (1904-1977) of Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978), a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into two series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • Diaries -- Quaker -- 20th century
  • Education -- Quakers -- Schools
  • Friends World Conference -- Committee on Education
  • Moore family
  • Pennsylvania -- Quakers
  • Quaker, Women -- Education -- Schools
  • Quakers -- Diaries -- 20th century
  • Quakers -- Education -- Schools
  • Quakers -- Pennsylvania
  • Quakers -- Social service
  • Quakers -- Societies, etc.
  • Society of Friends -- Education
  • Society of Friends -- Social service
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Friends Council on Education
  • Friends General Conference
  • Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1978
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: 1981
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Sponsor: Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries


Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Biographical and genealogical

Information on the Townsend and Moore families n.d. Box 1

Ser. 2. Diaries of Hadassah M.L. Holcombe, 1904-1977
The supplements are the loose pages and papers contained in each diary.


Journal 1904 3mo 6-1904 4mo 29 Box 1

Journal 1904 4mo 30-1904 8mo 14 Box 1

Journal 1904 8mo 15-1904 1mo 23 Box 1

Supplement 1904 Box 1

Journal 1905 1mo 23-1905 6mo 14 Box 1

Journal 1905 6mo 15-1905 10mo 20 Box 1

Journal 1905 10mo 28-1906 2mo 17 Box 1

Supplement 1905 Box 1

Journal 1906 2mo 18-1906 6mo 29 Box 1

Journal 1906 6mo 30-1906 10mo 10 Box 1

Journal 1906 1mo 1-1906 12mo 31 Box 1

Supplement 1906 Box 1

Journal 1907 1mo 1-1907 6mo 7 Box 1

Journal 1907 6mo 8-1907 12mo 13 Box 1

Journal 12mo 14, 1907- 5mo 27, 1908 Box 1

Supplement 1907 Box 1

Journal 1908 5mo 28-1908 11mo 30 Box 1

Journal 1908 12mo 1-1909 6mo 15 Box 1

Supplement 1908 Box 1

Journal 1909 6mo 16-1909 10mo 5 Box 1

Journal 1909 10mo 6-1910 1mo 2 Box 1

Journal 1910 1mo 1-1910 12mo 31 Box 1

Supplement 1910 Box 1

Journal 1911 1mo 1-1911 12mo 31 Box 1

Journal 1912 1mo 1-1912 12mo 31 Box 1

Journal 1913 1mo 1-1913 12mo 31 Box 1

Journal 1915 1mo 1-1915 12mo 31 Box 1

Journal 1916 1mo 1-1916 12mo 31 Box 1

Journal 1917 1mo 1-1918 1mo 1 Box 2

Journal 1918 1mo 1-1918 1mo 31 Box 2

Journal 1919 1mo 1-1919 12mo 31 Box 2

Journal 1920 1mo 1-1920 12mo 31 Box 2

Journal 1921 1mo 1-1921 12mo 31 Box 2

Journal 1922 1mo 1-1922 12mo 31 Box 2

Journal 1923 1mo 1-1923 12mo 31 Box 2

Supplement 1923 Box 2

Journal 1924 1mo 1-1924 12mo 31 Box 2

Supplement 1924 Box 2

Journal 1925 1mo 1-1925 12mo 31 Box 2

Supplement 1925 Box 2

Journal 1926 1mo 1-1926 12mo 31 Box 2

Supplement 1926 Box 2

Journal 1927 1mo 1-1927 12mo 31 Box 3

Supplement 1927 Box 3

Journal 1928 1mo 1-1928 12mo 31 Box 3

Supplement 1928 Box 3

Journal 1929 1mo 1-1930 1mo 1 Box 3

Supplement 1929 Box 3

Journal 1930 1mo 1-1930 12mo 31 Box 3

Supplement 1930 Box 3

Journal 1931 1mo 1-1931 12mo 31 Box 3

Supplement 1931 Box 3

Journal 1932 1mo 1-1932 12mo 31 Box 4

Journal 1933 1mo 1-1933 12mo 31 Box 4

Supplement 1933 Box 4

Journal 1934 1mo 1-1934 12mo 31 Box 4

Supplement 1934 Box 4

Journal 1935 1mo 1-1935 12mo 31 Box 4

Supplement 1935 Box 4

Journal 1936 1mo 1-1936 12mo 31 Box 4

Supplement 1936 Box 4

Journal 1937 1mo 1-1937 12mo 31 Box 4

Supplement 1937 Box 4

Journal 1938-1943 (6 vols.) Box 5

Journal 1944-1950 (7 vols.) Box 6

Journal 1951-1956 (6 vols.) Box 7

Journals and trip journals 1956, 1958; 1957-1960 (6 vols.) Box 8

Journal 1961-1966 (6 vols.) Box 9

Journal 1967-1972 (6 vols.) Box 10

Journal 1973-1977 (5 vols.) Box 11