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Overview Fair Hill Burial Ground was established on land bequeathed by George Fox in 1690 to Friends in Pennsylvania, including six acres "for a meeting house and school house and a burying place." Part of the land was set aside as a burial ground as early 1707, but there were few interments. In 1830, it was proposed that a burial ground be established for three Hicksite Philadelphia Monthly meetings, Philadelphia, Spruce Street, and Green Street. In 1985, the property was sold to Ephesians Baptist...
Overview The Byberry Friends Association was a Quaker group which met monthly in Byberry, Pa, to hear papers on a variety of topics and to discuss issues of the day. This collection contains the records of the Friends Association of Byberry, 1900-1932.
Overview Friends Neighborhood Guild is a social welfare agency established by Hicksite Quakers in 1879 to serve the Poplar section of North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It began as a volunteer organization for immigrant children and evolved into a settlement house and community center. This collection primarily contains early records of Friends Neighborhood Guild, and also the records of two related Quaker societies, the Friendly Settlement Association and the Spring Street Mission.
Overview The Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission was an organization involved with coordinating Quaker activities relating to the sesquicentennial celebration of the American Revolution in 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection contains a minute book containing committee and treasurer's reports, registration books, printed material and other records.
Overview George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.
Overview Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane Marshall and a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby. The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil War.
Overview The Quaker Information Center was established in 1990 at Friends Center, Philadelphia, Pa., to provide a central, staffed location for the display and sale of published material and dissemination of information about the Society of Friends. Collection includes minutes, annual reports, correspondence, financial records, and other records.
- Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
- Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
- Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
- Fair Hill Burial Ground 1
- Friendly Settlement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Friends Association of Byberry 1
- Friends Mission No.1 (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Friends Neighborhood Guild 1
- Friends Sesqui-centennial Commission 1
- Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Fair Hill Friends' Meeting 1
- Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
- Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 1
- Marshall, Wilmer W., 1847-1905 1
- Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 1
- Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 1
- Philadelphia First Day School Union 1
- Quaker Information Center 1
- Spring Street Mission (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Spring Street Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 1 ∧ less