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Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1901-1931

Committee on Peace and Service of the Bucks Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee on Peace and Service-Bucks Quarterly Meeting
Abstract Includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, statements and reports, press releases, and news clippings. Correspondents include Conveners Mary Bye and Edward G. Ramberg, a noted physicist.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-1976

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Edward W. Evans Papers

 Collection
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 Association of Byberry Records

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1900-1932

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

Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-037
Overview The Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission was an organization involved with coordinating Quaker activities relating to the sesquicentennial celebration of the American Revolution in 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection contains a minute book containing committee and treasurer's reports, registration books, printed material and other records.
Dates: 1925-1926

Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-038
Overview Friends Social Union was a Hicksite Quaker social club established in 1907 in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The collection contains minutes, 1907 1924.
Dates: 1907-1924

William I. Hull Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

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Names
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Swarthmore College 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
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Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 2
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Church Peace Union 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Quaker History 1
Friends Historical Commission 1
Friends Sesqui-centennial Commission 1
Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.) 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Haskell, Henry S Allen ( Devere), 1891-1955 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
International International Peace Conference (2nd : 1907 : Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937 1
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 1
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 1
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Nathan 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Media Friends' Association 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 1
Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938 1
Pennell, Anne Walton 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee (1916-1933) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Bucks Quarterly Meeting of Friends. Committee on Peace and Service 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting, Religious Society of Friends (1828- : Plainfield, N.J.) 1
Ramberg, E. G. (Edward Granville), 1907-1995 1
Rowe, L.S. (Leo Stanton), 1871-1946 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
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