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Archives & Manuscripts

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

 Organization

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Ad Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-255
Scope and Contents Records of the Ad-Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse held at Haverford include the group's Minutes (1990-1995), Correspondence (1988-1993), Financial Records (1989-1992), records pertaining to Keast and Hood Engineers (1992-1993) and its Operations and Use Subcommittee (1993-1994).
Dates: 1987-1995

Annual Sessions of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-1
Overview A general meeting for Friends in the Delaware Valley area was first convened at Burlington in 1681. The first general meeting held in Philadelphia was in 1683, and in 1685, it was agreed that the meetings in New Jersey and Pennsylvania should be combined into one yearly meeting with alternate sessions at Philadelphia and at Burlington. The great Separation among Philadelphia Friends into Orthodox and Hicksite branches occurred at the Yearly Meeting of 1827. Through the course of the early 20th...
Dates: 1662-2013.

Arch Street Meeting House renovations photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-132
Overview The Arch Street Meeting House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was designed by Owen Biddle Jr. in 1803 in the Georgian style. It was completed in 1811. This collection contains photographs and negatives from renovations undertaken in 1990-1992 of the roof of the meetinghouse.
Dates: 1990 - 1992

George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-313
Overview The Burr Collection includes manuscripts which document the Hicksite position during the Separation of 1827/28 in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund. It is directly related to the Southard Papers/RG5/312, which contain a more complete description of the controversy. It also includes Burr's manuscript on the History of the Society of Friends which he compiled for Southard as background in preparing his case representing the Hicksite position.
Dates: 1822 - 1836

Coordinating Committee for Education and Care of Members Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-450
Scope and Contents Records of the Coordinating Committee of PYM for Education and Care of Members (CC1) include: Minutes, Correspondence, and other administrative papers (1974-1998). For the most part though, this collection encompasses the records of other committees and groups, some technically under the CC1 umbrella and others not, as they relate to CC1. These records were held by CC1 and are thus kept with the CC1 collection. Groups with records included in the CC1 collection are...
Dates: 1974-1998

Extension Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-573
Scope and Contents Records of Extension Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1921-1953, including Minute Books (1921-1952), Financial Records (1928-1953), Printed Materials (1921-1939) and minutes of the Approach to Public Subcommittee (1921-1927).
Dates: 1921-1952

Family Relations Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-574
Scope and Contents Records of PYM's Family Relations Committee at Haverford include the Committee's Minutes (1963-1992), its Financial Records (1987-1994), those pertaining to its Counseling Services (1989-1992) and the Newsletters of its Subcommittee on Lesbian and Gay Concerns (1991-1992).
Dates: 1963-1994

Field Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-557
Scope and Contents Records of PYM's Field Committee at Haverford include the group's Minutes, Correspondence, Financial Records, Annual Reports and Reports of Visitations and Acclivities of the Field Committee--the development of the handbook and the sponsorship of intervisitation weekends for members of Monthly Meetings.
Dates: 1981-1998

First Day School Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-579
Scope and Contents Records of First Day School Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1833-1956, including Association's Minutes (1862-1930), Minutes of its Executive Committee (1862-1913), Minutes of its Small Executive Committee (1912-1914) and the printed papers, proceedings and reports of its annual meetings (1865-1930). Records germane to the "First Day School Committee", including the Committee's Minutes (1890-1923), Circulating Libraries Records (1893-1901) and...
Dates: 1862-1927

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.
Dates: 1882-1923