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Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Committee on Race Relations Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-800
Overview Records, 1921-1969, of the Race Relations Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its predecessors, the Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921), Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929), and the Joint Committee on Race Relations(1929-1955).
Dates: 1921-1969

Bainbridge C. Davis Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-212
Overview Bainbridge C. Davis (1910-1993) was a Quaker active in many concerns and organizations. He worked as a Foreign Service Officer, serving in Venezuela, Jamaica, Chile, and Panama. He retired early, at the age of 62, to devote himself to Quaker causes. He worked to improve race relations and opposed U.S. support for dictatorships. Organizations and committees which he was active in include the Friends World Committee for Consultation, American Friends Service Committee, and Pendle Hill. He was a...
Dates: 1960-1993

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG1
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it was...
Dates: 1933-2010

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Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
American Friends Fellowship Council 1
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beliefs Into Actions (Program) 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Deming, Vinton 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Earlham College 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird, 1893-1965 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Freiday, Dean 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friendly Acres (Secane, Pa.) 1
Friends Chester Project 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas 1
Friends World Conference 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Goodenow, Leanore 1
Green Circle (Program) 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Hadley, Herbert M. 1
Heacock, Walter G. 1
Heine, Volker 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy, 1895-1956 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Joint Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : 1929-1955) 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Jones, T. Canby (Thomas Canby), 1921-2014 1
Kenyatta, Muhammed, d. 1992 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Moore, J. Floyd 1
Nuhn, Ferner, -1903 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Committee on Lynching (1919-1921) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Race Relations (1955-1970) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friends Community Involvement Program 1
Pickard, Bertrand 1
Pickard, Irene 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Project FREE for Real Estate Equity 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Replogle, Delbert E., 1896- 1
Replogle, Ruth Hinshaw, 1896- 1
Ricart, Domingo 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Right Sharing of World Resources 1
Sekiya, Paul M. 1
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 1
Simkin, Margaret 1
Simkin, Robert 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Swarthmore College 1
Swarthmore College. Institute of Race Relations 1
Tritton, Frederick J. (Frederick Jenner) 1
Walker, James F., d.1978 1
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 1
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915) (The Hague, Netherlands) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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