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Committee on Cooperation with Arch Street Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-364
Records of the Committee on Cooperation with Arch Street of the Race Street (Hicksite) Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1930-1935. Of particular interest are surveys of cooperation between the two Philadelphia Quaker bodies to that point, as well as histories of these early orgainzations, including Woolman School, the predecessor to Pendle Hill.

Dates

  • 1930-1935

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (3 folders)

Overview

In 5mo 1930, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) appointed a committee "for the development of closer cooperation between Arch Street and Race Street Yearly Meetings, and to consider also whether the time of our Yearly Meeting might be changes so that the sessions of the two Meetings would at least in part overlap." Includes records of this Committee, 1930-1935. Of particular interest are surveys of cooperation between the two Philadelphia Quaker bodies to that point, as well as histories of these early orgainzations, including Woolman School, the predecessor to Pendle Hill.

Biographical / Historical

In 5mo 1930, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) appointed a committee "for the development of closer cooperation between Arch Street and Race Street Yearly Meetings, and to consider also whether the time of our Yearly Meeting might be changes so that the sessions of the two Meetings would at least in part overlap." This committee studied the state of collaborative efforts to that point, including the joint committees of Race Relations, Peace and Service, Young Friends, and Philanthropic, as well as Pendle Hill and Friends Social Union. In 1931, Charles F. Jenkins published a brochure, "Plan for Reuniting the Two Philadlephia Yearly Meetings of the Religious Society of Friends." In 1933 they issued "Suggested Procedures for United Monthly Meetings," which was later approved by Representative Meeting.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
PHILADELPHIA YEARLY MEETING OF FRIENDS (HICKSITE : 1827-1955). COMMITTEE ON COOPERATION WITH ARCH STREET
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Date
2004
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

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