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Stephen G. Cary collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1320
Overview This collection contains the personal materials of Stephen G. Cary and historical materials collected by Cary about his relatives.
Dates: 1714-2003

Collection of Papers on the VISA Program in Tanganyika

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-321
Overview Collection of correspondence, reports, reminiscences, newsletters, and other memorabilia fo participants in the VISA Program in Tanganyika in 1961-1963.
Dates: 1961-2018

Margaret H. Collins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-266
Overview Margaret Hill Collins, a member of the Society of Friends, was an advocate for integrated housing in the Philadelphia suburbs. These papers include her writings and poetry, personal correspondence, and the records of the Community Support Corporation. The latter was a small nonprofit that remodeled and resold homes in low income communities in Delaware County, Pa. It was established in the mid 1970s and was headquartered on Jackson Street in Media.
Dates: 1932-2006

Committee on Economic Problems Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-730
Overview The Committee on Economic Problems was appointed in 1937 to cooperate with the Social Order Committee of the Arch Street Yearly Meeting. Clair Wilcox, a Quaker professor of Economics at Swarthmore College was the first Chair. The Committee was interested in a variety of related issues, including industrial relations, unemployment, and economic and social research.
Dates: 1936-1948

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

Friends Council for International Service Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Council for International Service
Abstract Printed materials, including printed correspondence, pamphlets, and annual reports (1921-1928).
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1929

Friends' Emergency and War Victims' Relief Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Emergency and War Victims
Abstract Printed materials, including printed correspondence, pamphlets, and reports.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1916-1923

Elizabeth Gurney Fry collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-044
Abstract This collection includes letters of Elizabeth Fry, both original and photocopies. The letters cover a wide range of subjects, from personal news to prison reform. Her correspondence is particularly concerned with education and religious instruction of prisoners, and the treatment of women and children prisoners. One letter describes the philosophy of Quaker marriages. Most of the recipients are unnamed. Also included are several letters of Joseph Fry, passes to visit Newgate prison, and...
Dates: 1800-1845

Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds) Holcombe Diaries

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-063
Overview Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the Boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College. The collection...
Dates: 1904-1937

Robert Hoopes Maris Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-097
Overview Robert Hoopes Maris (1890-1975) was a Quaker dentist who served with the American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I.. The collection contains chiefly correspondence with his family written while Maris was serving as a dentist with American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I. Also a photograph album and other papers.
Dates: 1918-1920

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Women prisoners -- Great Britain -- History 1
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World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
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albums (books) 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Social Order Committee 3
Richie, David S., 1908- 3
American Friends Service Committee. Coal Relief Program 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Economic Problems 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936) 2
Social Order Committee (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Tatum, Charles M. (Charles Maris), 1903-1984 2
Attica Prison 1
Attica Prison Friends Meeting (Attica, N.Y.) 1
Auburn Prison 1
Auburn Prison Friends Meeting (Auburn, N.Y.) 1
Cary, Elizabeth S. 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Collins, Margaret H. (Hill), 1908-2006 1
Comfort family 1
Community Support Corporation (Media, Pa.) 1
Council for International Service 1
Dockhorn, Robert B. 1
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends Housing, Inc. 1
Friends World Conference. Committee on Education 1
Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
Fry, Joseph Storrs, 1766-1835 1
Grellet family 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Hall, Mazie B., 1902-2006 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Maris family 1
Maris, Robert Hoopes, 1890-1975 1
Moore family 1
Mullen, Phillip W. 1
Muller, Helen Tyson, 1939-2017 1
Muller, Werner, b. 1939 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Prison Committee 1
Newgate (Prison : London, England) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Economic Order Section 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Economic Problems 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. Social Service Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Social Welfare Committee (1964-1969) 1
Reixach, Karen A., b. 1944 1
Richie, Mary Wright, 1906-1977 1
Rochester Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1944- : Rochester, N.Y.) 1
Smith, Hilda Worthington, 1888-1984 1
Thomas, Garry L. (Lightfoot), b. 1939 1
Unesco 1
Voluntary International Service Assignments 1
Wilcox, Clair, 1898-1970 1
Wilgress, Oliver 1
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