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SFHL/FHL/SC. Small Collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: SFHL/FHL/SC
This record group includes small collections that are less than a box-worth of material.

Found in 279 Collections and/or Records:

L. Hollingsworth Wood correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-227
Abstract In 1908, L. Hollingsworth Wood corresponded with Quaker-related schools to obtain contact information for graduates living in the New York City area and updated information about teaching Quakerism. Previously, a committee of the Yearly Meeting had conducted a survey inquiring about courses at the schools concerning Quaker history and principles. Fourteen schools responded to Wood's letter. Folder 2 contains Wood's correspondence with organizations and persons concerned with prison reform,...

L. Hollingsworth Wood Prison Reform Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-202
Abstract Contains primarily correspondence, 1934-1937, relating to Wood's interest in prison reform, particularly convict labor. Also a several items reflecting his interest in other Quaker concerns.

William Wood correspondence on labor organizations

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-150
Abstract This collection includes letters written by William Wood to various government officials, as well as their responses. The letters concern Wood's position that labor organizations should be abolished to promote peace and prosperity for the working people.

William Woodman correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-125
Abstract This collection includes letters received by William Woodman, primarily from his cousins Mary Anna Stradling and Annie Michener. Mary Anna Stradling's letters recount the rise of spiritualism in her community, her views on and interests in literature, and her conception of God. In one letter she muses on the changes among Orthodox Friends, and that they are now little different from Hicksite. Her writings reflect the daily life of women in the 19th Century.

Young Friends' Association (West Chester, Pa.) Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-279
Overview Young Friends' Association (West Chester, Pa.), a Quaker social and study group, was established in 1895 in West Chester, Pa. This collection contains the constitution and minutes, 1895-1904, in one bound volume.

Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-189
Abstract Collection includes material on Young Friends' Movement seminars and conferences, financial records and statistics, Executive Committee minutes and correspondence, and photographs from seminars. Also includes some correspondence of Elizabeth and Ross Wilbur.

Letters from Mildred Binns Young to W. Wendell Clepper

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-170
Abstract This collection includes letters from Mildred Binns Young to W. Wendall Clepper. These letters relate to personal and family news, as well as news of the progress and concerns of the Delta Cooperative Farm, on which she was working at the time.

Young People's Peace Conference transcript

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-222
Abstract Contains the transcript of the Young People's Peace Conference sponsored by the Joint Peace Committee of New York Quakers in 1933. Chief speakers were Frederick J. Libby, Paul Harris, Jr., Edmund B. Chaffee, Alden G. Alley, Sidney E. Goldstein, and Norman Thomas.