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American Friends Fellowship Council Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-004
Overview The American Friends Fellowship Council had its origin in the Fellowship Committee of the American Friends Service Committee. Founded in 1933, its primary purpose was to foster an increased interest in Quakerism throughout the United States and to draw all Friends groups into closer sympathy and fellowship. The Fellowship Council merged with the Friends World Committee, American Section, in 1954. The collection includes correspondence and administrative records, minutes, financial statements,...

George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-313
Overview The Burr Collection includes manuscripts which document the Hicksite position during the Separation of 1827/28 in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund. It is directly related to the Southard Papers/RG5/312, which contain a more complete description of the controversy. It also includes Burr's manuscript on the History of the Society of Friends which he compiled for Southard as background in preparing his case representing the Hicksite position.

Helen M. Carroll Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-305
Content Description Helen Carroll's files related to her peace and social concerns, including some material on Swarthmore borough (inc Swarthmore U. N Committee), the PYM U. N.committee, and other Quaker-related papers.

Kenneth L. Carroll Papers, 1953-2006

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-287
Overview Kenneth Carroll was a professor of Religious studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas beginning in 1952. He also spent a sabbatical at Haverford College as the T. Wistar Brown Fellow in 1969 and 1970 and retired to Easton, Maryland, in 1986. Carroll is a recognized authority on the history of the Society of Friends on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia and has written widely on this and other subjects. Collection primarily consists of correspondence related to Carroll's...

Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-016
Overview The Chester Friends Association was established in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1901 as a society to study Quaker history and literature. This collection contains the record book of Chester Friends Association, a society to study Quaker history and literature. The volume contains minutes, constitution, and by-laws.

Carlisle G. Davidson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-033
Overview Contains the papers of Carlisle G. Davidson, Quaker editor. Chiefly correspondence and articles, including editorial correspondence concerning the periodical, The Pentecostal Friend, published by the Evangelical Friends Association, a Quaker Pentecostal organization located in Detroit, Michigan, and correspondence concerning the formation of the Elgon Yearly Meeting in East Africa.

Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...

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...

Friends Association of Byberry Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
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.

Friends General Conference Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-025
Overview Friends General Conference is a Quaker organization in the unprogrammed tradition of the Religious Society of Friends which primarily serves affiliated yearly and monthly meetings. For additional information about Friends General Conference, please consult their web site: http://www.fgcquaker.org/info/

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American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
American Young Friends Fellowship 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Pickard, Irene 2
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 2
Simkin, Margaret 2
Simkin, Robert 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 (Collector) 2
Walker, James F., d.1978 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 2
57th Street Meeting of Friends (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Ann Arbor Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Ann Arbor, Mich.) 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Atlanta Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Baily, Sydney 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Beede, Willis 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Binford, Raymond, 1876-1951 1
Bolzau, Dr. Emma 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Buchinger, Hans, -1910 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Burridge, Florence 1
Burridge, Seaton 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Carlisle G. Davidson 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Carroll, Helen M. (Carroll, Helen Mansfield), 1912-1997 1
Carroll, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lane) 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Church Peace Union 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cleveland Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Cleveland, Ohio) 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Connecticut Valley Association 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Crowley family 1
Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Davidson, Pearl 1
Davidson, Robert J. 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Durham Monthly Meeting of Friends (Durham, N.C.) 1
Earlham College 1
Eaton, Emily, 1874- 1
Eaton, Horace Ainsworth, 1871-1958 1
Edgerton, Mae 1
Edgerton, Russell 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Elmira Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends: Elmira, N.Y.) 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
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