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Archives & Manuscripts

Friends Meeting Houses Surveys

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1231
This collection contains the photographic records architectural and historical reports of the Friends Meeting House Survey of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting compiled between the years of 1996 and 2002.

Dates

  • 1996-2002

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use (if there are restrictions indicated it here)

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Extent

2.81 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Overview

This collection contains the photographic records architectural and historical reports of the Friends Meeting House Survey of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting compiled between the years of 1996 and 2002 comissioned by the U.S. Department of the Interior. The Meeting Houses surveyed include those throughout the Philadelphia, Delaware, and New Jersey areas.

Biographical / Historical

The Friends Meeting House Survey was a survey of the architecture and history of meeting houses of the Religious Society of Friends thorughout the Philadelphia, Delaware, and New Jersey area. The survey was conducted through the Historical American Buildings Society, a program run by the U.S. Department of the Interior and National Parks Services. The survey was conducted between the years of 1996 and 2002, and featured the photography of each meeting house.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in a single series, Surveys.

Related Materials

"Simplicity. An Analysis of the role of simplicity in architecture and its development by the Religious Society of Friends" (HC.MC-975-07-091)

Processing Information

Processed by Alexandra Stern, completed October, 2018.
Title
Friends Meeting Houses Surveys
Author
Alexandra Stern
Date
October, 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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