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Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1812-1831

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Margaret H. Collins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-266
Overview Margaret Hill Collins, a member of the Society of Friends, was an advocate for integrated housing in the Philadelphia suburbs. These papers include her writings and poetry, personal correspondence, and the records of the Community Support Corporation. The latter was a small nonprofit that remodeled and resold homes in low income communities in Delaware County, Pa. It was established in the mid 1970s and was headquartered on Jackson Street in Media.
Dates: 1932-2006

Committee on Economic Problems Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-730
Overview The Committee on Economic Problems was appointed in 1937 to cooperate with the Social Order Committee of the Arch Street Yearly Meeting. Clair Wilcox, a Quaker professor of Economics at Swarthmore College was the first Chair. The Committee was interested in a variety of related issues, including industrial relations, unemployment, and economic and social research.
Dates: 1936-1948

Committee the Civil Rights of Homosexuals Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-725
Overview In 1972, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting appointed a Committee on Homosexuality under the Meeting for Social Concerns to work for the assurance of civil rights for homosexuals. In December of 1975, after the Meeting for Social Concerns was laid down and Yearly Meeting restructured, it was decided that there should be a subcommittee of the Family Relations Committee on homosexuality and a Committee for the Civil Rights of Homosexuals under the Testimonies/Concerns section of Yearly Meeting; the two...
Dates: 1975-1987

Coordinating Committee for Testimonies & Concerns of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the Associate Secretaries' Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-701
Overview In 1974, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was restructured: three Coordinating Committees were each given oversight of the committees and programs under its care. The Coordinating Committee II, more frequently referred to as CC-2, had general responsibility for Testimonies and Concerns. In 1998, a system of standing committees replaced the three Coordinating Committees within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The Peace and Concerns Standing Committee assumed responsibility for many of the programs that...
Dates: 1971-2000

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.
Dates: 1834-1854

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/
Dates: 1867-2013

Green Haven Friends Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-NY-G755
Overview Records of Green Haven Friends Meeting. Includes: minutes 1976, and miscellansoue records.
Dates: 1976-1997

New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults Committee on Ways and Means minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-214
Abstract The volume contains the minutes of the Ways and Means Committee of the New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults, 1816-1817, and a list of subscribers. Typed synopsis included.
Dates: 1816-1817

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Social Order Committee 3
Richie, David S., 1908- 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Economic Problems 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936) 2
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Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason 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
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Collins, Margaret H. (Hill), 1908-2006 1
Community Support Corporation (Media, Pa.) 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dockhorn, Robert B. 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
First Day School General Conference 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Friends General Conference 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Publications Committee 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Religious Education Committee 1
Friends Housing, Inc. 1
Friends' Union for Philanthropic Labor (U.S.) 1
General Conference of Young Friends Associations (U.S.) 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Green Haven Correctional Facility 1
Green Haven Friends Meeting (Stormville, N.Y.) 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hall, Mazie B., 1902-2006 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Indiana University 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1975) 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Maule family 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Mullen, Phillip W. 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults. Committee on Ways and Means 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1921) 1
Partnership for Productivity 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Economic Order Section 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Economic Problems 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Social Service Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Social Welfare Committee 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Ransom, Robert B. (Robert Bailey), b. 1945 (FHL donor) 1
Richie, Mary Wright, 1906-1977 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Scull, David Hutchinson, 1914-1983 1
Smiley, A. Keith (Albert Keith), 1910-2001 1
Smith, Hilda Worthington, 1888-1984 1
Stratton family 1
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 1
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 (Collector) 1
Swarthmore College 1
Swarthmore Conferences (1896 : Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
Turner, Catherine, 1910-1999 1
Turner, Howard Haines, 1909- 1
Unesco 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Wilcox, Clair, 1898-1970 1
Williams family 1
Williams, Edward, 1821-1894 1
Williams, Sarah B., 1823-1882 1
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