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Archives & Manuscripts

Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C405
Scope and Contents Records of Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends, 1926-91. Includes minutes, 1956-89, and records of the Race Street Forum Committee.
Dates: 1926-2004.

Friends South-Western Burial Ground Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C406
Overview Records of Friends South-Western Burial Ground, 1827-2004. Located in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, Friends South-Western was established by Philadelphia Monthly Meeting for the Western District (Orthodox) in 1859. The burial ground is currently managed by Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting.
Dates: 1827-2004

Insurance Company of North America fire insurance surveys of Quaker buildings in the Philadelphia area

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-127
Abstract This collection includes surveys by the Insurance Company of North America of Quaker schools and meetinghouses in the Philadelphia area, including Philadelphia Western District, Germantown Friends School, Swarthmore College, and Chester Preparative School. These surveys include detailed architectural information.
Dates: 1861-1907

Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P467
Scope and Contents Records of Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District include: vital records, 1732-1963; men’s minutes, 1814-1955; women’s minutes, 1813-1918; ministers’ and elders’ minutes, 1814-1955; financial records, 1814-1955; property records, 1803-1931; Dorcas Society records: 1867-1973; Twelfth Street First Day school records, 1861-1914; Western District Colored School records, 1848-1919; Richardson-White Trust, 1882-1986; library committee, 1870-1886; overseers’ minutes and...
Dates: 1732-1973.