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Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating to...
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...
Abstract This collection includes papers of E. Raymond Wilson concerning the 1935 Five Years Meeting, and in particular the development of a statement of the Peace testimony. Also included is information on a peace training camp at Quaker Hill, NY, in 1940.
Overview The Society of Friends or Quakers (the terms are synonymous) was founded in the middle of the seventeenth century in England by George Fox and others. The Friends Historical Library has collected Quaker disciplines since its founding in 1871. FHL is also the official repository for the records of seven American yearly meetings.
Overview Benjamin F. Whitson (1867-1957) of Moylan, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, was a Quaker businessman. Whitson was active in Quaker affairs such as Friends World Conference in 1937 and the Fellowship of Reconciliation, and in Quaker concerns such as peace, temperance, and education. He was the son of Thomas H. and Phebe (Cooper) Whitson, and his family and extended family has deep Quaker associations. Both Benjamin Whitson and his father, were recognized as Quaker ministers and made visits to Ohio...
- Media (Pa.) 2
- Quakers -- Diaries 2
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
- Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
- Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
- Conscientious objection -- United States 1
- Delaware County (Pa.) 1
- Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
- Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
- Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
- Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Quaker Hill (N.Y.) -- History 1
- Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
- Quakers -- Genealogy 1
- Quakers -- Indiana 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
- Quakers -- Social service 1
- Society of Friends -- Discipline 1
- Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 1
- Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
- Society of Friends -- Reunification 1
- Society of Friends -- United States 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 1 ∧ less