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Archives & Manuscripts

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-)

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Foreign Missionary Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-830
Scope and Contents Records of the Foreign Missionary Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1921-1953, include its Minutes (1882-1921) as well as the records of its Executive Board (1883-1923), International Committee (1918-1924), Young Women's Auxiliary and other Miscellaneous reports and correspondence (1883-1923). Also included are records from the Committee's Branches at Downingtown, Germantown, Haverford, Moorestown, Philadelphia and West Chester Meetings.

General Secretary, General Services, Financial, and Administration of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-325
Overview The administrative structure of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting has been re-worked a number of times. This finding aid describes administrative records and office files, primarily from the early 20th century to the present -- from the time when the Hicksite and Orthodox Yearly Meetings first began to employ paid staff to handle administrative matters. Today these functions are grouped under the auspices of General Services. This finding aid also describes the records of the General Secretaries...

Japan Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-839
Scope and Contents Each of the major incarnations of the Japan Committee (listed above) possesses its own sets of minutes and financial records, and these are listed accordingly. In general, however, the subjects and interested parties remain consistent irregardless of the group's formal title, and so this Finding Aid is organized by subject wherever possible. Series as listed in the left-hand sidebar. Correspondence where it has not already been indexed to one of the series below, remains loose and...

Mission Board of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-836
Scope and Contents Records of the Mission Board of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at Haverford include the minutes, financial accounts and other records from the time of the groups inception in 1923 until 1956, as well as those of its branches at Germantown, Haverford and Moorestown Monthly Meetings and other miscellaneous documents, including the extensive diary collection of missionary Edith F. Sharpless, which begins in 1908 but provides a thorough chronicle of her experience with the Mission Board in Japan.