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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

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

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1916-1922

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 Peace Committee Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-770
Overview The Friends Peace Committee (FPC) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was formed in 1933 by the merger of similar committees that had been established in 1892 by the Race Street Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) and in 1916 by the Arch Street Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in Philadelphia. Since 1933, the committee has undergone a series of structural changes, perhaps most strikingly under the direction of Executive Secretary George Hardin from 1949-1973. There are a number of different subcommittees under the...
Dates: 1891-2007

Lippincott Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two Philadelphia...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Nonviolence and Children Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-771
Overview Since its inception in 1973, the Non-Violence and Children Committee (NVC) has explored the values, skills, and supports which enable children to develop powerful, nonviolent responses to violence. They work with Monthly Meetings, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Friends' and non-Quaker schools, the wider community and within their own committee, to support nonviolent approaches to conflict and differences, and to nurture children in the ways of peacemaking. The committee organizes and often...
Dates: 1970-1997

Peace and Concerns Standing Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-706
Scope and Contents Records of the Peace and Concerns Standing Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1998-2003.
Dates: 1998-2003

Peace Center of Delaware County Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Center of Delaware County
Abstract The collection includes correspondence, statements, minutes of meetings, and flyers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1986-

Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-066
Overview Pendle Hill is a Quaker study center located in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1930 out of an earlier Quaker school and study center, the Woolman School. The Woolman School was established in 1915 under the care of the General Conference Committee of the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite). In 1917, it was reorganized as a joint enterprise of Hicksite and Orthodox Friends, governed by a Board of Managers. The Woolman School was incorporated in 1918. In 1928, it was reorganized as...
Dates: 1915-2011

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United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
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Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee (1916-1933) 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Dockhorn, Robert B. 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Field Secretaries Program 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). General Education Subcommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Legislative Letter Writing Campaign 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Middle East Working Group 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Militarism and Recruitment Subcommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Nonviolent Direct Action Committee 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Peace in the Media Subcommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Policy and Legislation Subcommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Public Witness Working Party 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Speakers Bureau 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Subcommittee on Pacifist Principles 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Waging Peace Project 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). War Tax Concerns Subcommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Working Party on Civil Defense 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Working Party on Nonviolence 1
Friends Peace Committee. Peace Conversion and Disarmament 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Mather family 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Mullen, Phillip W. 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Peace Center of Delaware County 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pennell, Anne Walton 1
Philadelphia Peace Association of Friends (Orthodox) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936). Peace Section (1892-1916) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Peace and Arbitration Subcommittee (1892-1916) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Peace and Service Committee (1916-1933) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Chester Quarterly Meeting (1955- ) 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. Peace and Concerns Standing Committee 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Platt, Edith Stratton, 1888-1986 1
Platt, Joseph Eyre, 1886-1980 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Springfield Monthly Meeting of Friends (Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Swarthmore College 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Walker family 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Whitaker, Robert, 1863-1944 1
Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 1
Wilson, Dan, -1913 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
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
Yarnall, D. Robert (David Robert), 1878-1967 1
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