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Arch Street Meeting House renovations photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-132
Overview The Arch Street Meeting House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was designed by Owen Biddle Jr. in 1803 in the Georgian style. It was completed in 1811. This collection contains photographs and negatives from renovations undertaken in 1990-1992 of the roof of the meetinghouse.
Dates: 1990 - 1992

Watson W. Dewees Meeting House Photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-011
Overview This collection consists of Friends' meeting house photographs taken circa 1905 by Watson Wood Dewees. The meeting houses depicted are located in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Southeastern Ohio, Maryland and Delaware.
Dates: 1905

Friends Center Corporation records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-133
Overview The records document the planning and progress of renovations of Friends Center, a campus of Quaker-related organizations in Center City, Philadelphia. Friends Center Corporation was organized in 1972 to oversee construction plans. It is responsible for managing the Friends Center property with the goal of furthering the beliefs and testimonies of the Reigious Society of Friends. Documents illustrate Quaker process in the world of business and construction. Includes minutes, financial, legal,...
Dates: 1917-2010

Friends Historical Association

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-026
Overview Friends Historical Association is an organization that promotes research and publication on topics in Quaker history. Membership and editorial offices are located at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges. Minutes of the organization after 1964 are at Haverford College.
Dates: 1942-2001

Insurance Company of North America fire insurance surveys of Quaker buildings in the Philadelphia area

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-127
Abstract This collection includes surveys by the Insurance Company of North America of Quaker schools and meetinghouses in the Philadelphia area, including Philadelphia Western District, Germantown Friends School, Swarthmore College, and Chester Preparative School. These surveys include detailed architectural information.
Dates: 1861-1907

T. Chalkley Matlack notebooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-1106
Overview Histories and some photographs of Quaker Meetings and Meetinghouses located primarily in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, and Maryland prepared by T. Chalkely Matlack.
Dates: circa 1930s

Pictures of Meetinghouses - City of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-911
Overview A collection of photographs, drawings, postcards, and news articles on meetinghouses around Philadelphia. Photographs feature both the building and meeting members. Drawings are both printed and originals.
Dates: undated

Koozma J. Tarasoff photographs of visit to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-068
Overview Koozma J. Tarasoff (born 1932) is a scholar of the Doukhobors, a Spiritual Christian religious group of Russian origin with a sizeable community in Canada. This collection consists of black and white photographs taken by Tarasoff on a trip to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in March 1983. He photographed Quaker Meeting Houses and schools and prominent Quakers including E. Raymond Wilson and Laurama Pixton.
Dates: 1983-03

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