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Arch Street Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P455
Scope and Contents Records of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting -- pre-Separation, Orthodox, and post-Reunification -- include: vital records, 1672-2000; men’s minutes, 1682-1978; women’s minutes, 1686-1926; financial records, 1683-1990; trustees’ records, 1683-1970; property records, 1683-1970; property committee records, 1697-1970; committee records, 1711-1970; miscellaneous papers, 1664-1974; Friends Select School records, 1832-1968; records of the Philadelphia Association for the Instruction of Poor Children,...
Dates: 1664-2000

Lewis Benson papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1162
Overview The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.
Dates: 1932-1986

Lewis Benson papers addition

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1290
Overview The Lewis Benson papers addition comprises many additions of materials to his original collection (HC.MC.1162). The collection is composed primarily of correspondence, Benson's writings, materials on fellowships Benson was involved with, and resources he may have used in his writings.
Dates: 1932-1986

Byberry Hall Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-012
Overview Byberry Hall Association was organized in 1854 when the citizens of Byberry township and vicinity decided to form a company for the purpose of erecting a building where residents could meet to hear lectures, hold elections, etc. This collection contains the records of the Byberry Hall Association, 1847-1981. It includes the secretary's book containing minutes (1854-1905); account books, deeds and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1847-1981

Byberry Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-B900
Scope and Contents Records include: pre-Separation and Hicksite minutes of the Women's Meeting; minutes of the pre-Separation and Hicksite Ministry & Council committee and its predecessor, the Preparative Meeting of Ministers & Elders; pre-Separation and Hicksite vital records since 1726, including births, deaths, burials, marriage and membership records, certificates of removal, etc. as well as other types of records.
Dates: 1726-2012

Byberry School Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1837-1844

Central Soup Society

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-100
Overview The Central Soup Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was incorporated on March 6, 1861, with the charitable purpose of distributing soup and other food to the poor and needy during the inclement seasons. The organization was founded by Hicksite Quakers and continued to serve the people of Philadelphia throughout the 20th century. It survives at the turn of the 21st century as a foundation. Records of the Central Soup Society; includes financial records, minutes, and miscellaneous historical...
Dates: 1860-1968

Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of Friends Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-C482
Scope and Contents Records of Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting, 1932-2007, include: burials chart; marriage certificates, 1941-2000; memberships, removals, transfer, 1934-90s; joint minutes, 1932-2007; ministers and elders minutes, 1940-1942, 1953-1973; overseers minutes, 1959-1973.
Dates: 1932-2007

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

Committee on Race Relations Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-800
Overview Records, 1921-1969, of the Race Relations Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its predecessors, the Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921), Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929), and the Joint Committee on Race Relations(1929-1955).
Dates: 1921-1969

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
American Friends Service Committee 2
Benson, Lewis 2
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Fox, George 2
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Friends Housing, Inc. 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
American Chamber of Commerce in France 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Byberry Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969) 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Beliefs into Actions Program 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Friends Chester Project 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Green Circle Program 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 1
Earlham College 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Eyre family 1
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Eyre, William, 1804-1885 1
Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird, 1893-1965 1
Field Artillery School (Fort Sill, Okla.) 1
Fort George G. Meade (Md.) 1
Fort Riley (Kan.) 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Frankford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1805-1827) 1
Frankford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox) 1
Frankford Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Germantown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox) 1
Germantown Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1877-1914) 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Green Street Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Harvard University 1
Haverford College 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1815-1900 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Ingram, William S. 1
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 1
Jeanes, Joseph 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 1
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
Kenyatta, Muhammed, d. 1992 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Leidy, Joseph 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Mather family 1
McInnes, Robert K. 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Margaret Hill 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
Morton, Mary Robinson, 1757-1829 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
Nicholson family 1
Noailles, Louis Marie, vicomte de, 1756-1804 1
Old Fort Niagara (N.Y.) 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
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