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"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.
Dates: 2011

Earnest Workers records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-062
Overview This collection is comprised of the minutes and annual reports for the Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.
Dates: 1901-1904

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 records

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Identifier: HC.MC-901
Overview The collection contains records of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial statements, information concerning the Conference for Quaker Historians and Archivists, details about various committes within the association, publications and publicity, events, and miscellaneous materials of the Friends Historical Association.
Dates: 1873-2012

Friends Neighborhood Guild

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-035
Overview Friends Neighborhood Guild is a social welfare agency established by Hicksite Quakers in 1879 to serve the Poplar section of North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It began as a volunteer organization for immigrant children and evolved into a settlement house and community center. This collection primarily contains early records of Friends Neighborhood Guild, and also the records of two related Quaker societies, the Friendly Settlement Association and the Spring Street Mission.
Dates: 1880-1962

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

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-298
Overview George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.
Dates: 1825-1861

Wilmer W. Marshall Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-213
Overview Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane Marshall and a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby. The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil War.
Dates: 1859-1889

North House minutes

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-034
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of the minutes of the Sixth and Noble streets association, hosted at the North House, a Quaker center in Philadelphia during the 19th and early 20th century.
Dates: 1905-1920

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