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Friends Historical Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-901

Scope and Contents

The Friends Historical Association records contain meeting minutes, correspondence, financial statements, information concerning the Conference for Quaker Historians and Archivists, details about various committes within the association, publications and publicity, events, and miscellaneous materials. The collection spans from 1873, the year that the Friends Historical Association was founded, and 2012.

Dates

  • 1873-2012

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical / Historical

The Friends Historical Association was founded in 1873 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with the mission of studying, preserving, and publishing material related to the history and legacy of Quakerism. In addition to meeting annually in Philadelphia, the Friends Historical Association produces a semi-annual publication containing articles on historical Quaker events as well as contemporary Quaker contributions to matters such as social justice, education, and diplomacy.

Information from the Friends Historical Association.

Extent

22.1 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains records of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial statements, information concerning the Conference for Quaker Historians and Archivists, details about various committes within the association, publications and publicity, events, and miscellaneous materials of the Friends Historical Association.

Arrangement

Records are arranged chronologically within nine series. Box 50 contains all legal sized materials.

Related Materials

More Friends Historical Association materials may be found at the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College. For the finding aid to these materials, please visit: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/friends/ead/4026frhi.xml

Processing Information

Processed by Mary Crauderueff; completed April, 2012. Revised by Allison Hall; completed May, 2020.

Creator

Title
Friends Historical Association papers, 1873-2012
Status
Completed
Author
Mary A. Crauderueff
Date
April, 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
This collection was processed by an outside contractor sponsored by the Friends Historical Association

Revision Statements

  • May, 2020: Revised by Allison Hall

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