This collection contains two volumes of minutes, 1894-1908 and 1908-1925, which include the constitution and by-laws of the organization. Inserted into the second volumebook is a letter from the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite), 1913, urging (Young) Friends' Associations to discuss and support women's suffrage.
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Biographical / Historical
Media Friends Association, a Quaker study and social group, was established in 1894 in Media, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, by members of Providence Preparative Meeting. The goal of the Association was to further discussion and knowledge of the history and testimonies of Friends, and the meetings included reports, papers, and readings. Meetings were open to all who were interested.
Media Friends Association, a Quaker study and social group, was established in 1894 in Media, Pennsylvania, by members of Providence Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). The goal of the Association was to further discussion and knowledge of the history and testimonies of Friends, and the meetings, which included reports, papers, and readings, were open to all who were interested. The collection contains one volume of minutes, with constitution and by-laws included.
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Transferred from the records of Providence Preparative Meeting (Chester Monthly Meeting) and catalogued separately as an RG 4 in 1997.
A second volume of minutes was given by Margaret Roeske in 2008 and added to the collection in 2016.
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[Indicate the cited item or series here], Media Friends Association minutes, RG 4/085, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College http://archives.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/repositories/7/resources/1839 Accessed December 07, 2019.