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Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.)

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-038

Scope and Contents

Friends Social Union was a Hicksite Quaker social club established in 1907 in Ambler, PA. The collection contains minutes, 1907 1924.


  • 1907-1924


Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

Friends Social Union was established in 1907 on the dissolution of the Ambler First Day School, due to the discontinuance of the Ambler indulged meeting. Meetings of the Friends Social Union were held in members' homes and at the Gwynedd Meeting House. They included discussion of current events, literature, Quaker history, and other topics of interest to the members, as well as musical interludes.


0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)




Friends Social Union was a Hicksite Quaker social club established in 1907 in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The collection contains minutes, 1907 1924.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Gwynedd Monthly Meeting

Processing Information

Removed from Gwynedd Monthly Meeting Records in 1991 and catalogued separately.
An Inventory of the Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.) Records, 1907-1924
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