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QM/Ph/YM. Yearly Meeting business and committees

 Record Group Term
Identifier: QM/Ph/YM
YEARLY MEETING: A large autonomous body of Quakers, which meets for several days once a year. In theory, its decisions are binding on the monthly and quarterly meetings within its jurisdiction and on the committees and staff which carry out the work of the yearly meeting. It meets annually to conduct business, formulate the discipline, receive reports and concerns from its constituent meetings, review the state of the Society, and communicate with other yearly meetings and non-Quaker organizations.

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

International Outreach Committee

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-850
Scope and Contents Combined records of: Women's Foreign Missionary Association (1882-1898) Friends' Foreign Missionary Association (1899-1923) Mission Board (1923-1950) Japan Committee (1951-1974) International Outreach Committee (1974-2015)

Contains minutes, reports, correspondence, financial documents, and other items (including images, diaries, calendars, bequest records, and miscellaneous papers).
Dates: 1882-1980

Joint Committee on Indian Affairs and the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-780
Overview Records of the Joint Committee on Indian Affairs, and its predecessor, the Indian Committee (1837-1850) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite). Also includes the letter books of John Saunders of Philadelphia, Secretary of the Joint Committee, and correspondence of Barclay White, Jesse W. Griest, Thomas Lightfoot, Samuel M. Janney, Levi K. Brown, Samuel Jeanes, and Albert Lamborn Green. Reports include information about the Senecas, the Otos and the Otoe Agency, the Santees and the Santee...
Dates: 1838-1901

Library Services Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-558
Scope and Contents The records of PYM's Library Services Group at Haverford include the body's extensive collection of Minutes, as well as the records of its Bookmobile Program, its International Book Project, its Soviet Project, and those of the related Book Service Committee and Lending Sub-committee. At the time of this recording, some materials remain outside of the two boxes in Lockwood Annex, bound among 9 folders. Their locations below will read "1250/Lockwood/Library Services Group/Un-Boxed...
Dates: 1971-2002

Meeting for Social Concerns Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-758
Overview The Meeting for Social Concerns began as the Committee for Social Concerns with a deliberately loose structure and open membership. It assumed direction of numerous social action committees within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. After the Meeting for Social Concerns was laid down in 1974, these committees were placed under Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns (CCII).
Dates: 1958-1980

Meeting for Sufferings, Representative Committee, Representative Meeting, and Interim Meeting of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-040
Scope and Contents Records of Meeting for Sufferings, the Representative Committee, Representative Meeting and Interim Committee include minutes of proceedings, a large collection of supporting reports, and financial information for each session. Its annual reports may be found in the records of the Yearly Meeting as well as in the printed proceedings of each session. Records of smaller committees reporting to these bodies are also described in this finding aid. Larger subcommittees like the Meeting House Trust...
Dates: 1719-2013

Meeting House Trust Funds Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-223
Overview The Meeting House Trust Funds Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting is responsible for the administration of both the Samuel Jeanes Trust Fund and the Charleston Fund. Both funds assist meetings in the acquisition, repair and restoration of meeting houses and their grounds.
Dates: 1719-1995

Miscellaneous Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-120
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1662-1968, including the records of a great number of its subcommittees.
Dates: 1662-1968

Mission Board of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-836
Scope and Contents Records of the Mission Board of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at Haverford include the minutes, financial accounts and other records from the time of the groups inception in 1923 until 1956, as well as those of its branches at Germantown, Haverford and Moorestown Monthly Meetings and other miscellaneous documents, including the extensive diary collection of missionary Edith F. Sharpless, which begins in 1908 but provides a thorough chronicle of her experience with the Mission Board in Japan.
Dates: 1923-1956

Mississippi Project Financial Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-826
Overview In response to the 1964 bombing of 44 black churches in Mississippi, Philadelphia and New York Yearly Meetings coordinated a joint effort to rebuild the destroyed churches and to attempt to foster racial reconciliation in the area. The project sent Lawrence and Viola Scott to Jackson, Mississippi as Quaker representatives. By 1966, the group had rebuilt 33 of the 44 churches, and built a community center in rural Canton, Mississippi. This collection is primarily composed of financial records,...
Dates: 1949-1967