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Committee on Race Relations Records

 Collection
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

Croton Valley Local Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-NY-C777
Overview Records of Croton Valley Local Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) and its pre-Separation predecessor, Croton Valley Preparative Meeting, 1818-1938. Includes: Minutes 1818-1902 and 1929-1938, women's minutes, 1836-1866, and minutes of the Trustees of Croton Valley School, 1817-1825.
Dates: 1818-1938

Deptford Free School Society

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-077
Overview The Deptford Free School Society was a Quaker organization which established and operated the Deptford Free School in Woodbury, New Jersey. The collection includes minutes, 1774-1893.
Dates: 1774-1893

Education Committees of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-501
Overview The Committee on Education of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends acts primarily as an advisory and consultative body. It has various funds at its disposal for use in assisting Friends schools and individual Quakers in the Yearly Meeting. An Education Committee was first appointed by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1833 to survey the state of education within its limits. Hicksites and Orthodox Friends subsequently named a sucession of subroups on...
Dates: 1833-1976

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of 64 volumes of the bound, handwritten diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth, Jr. Early diaries, from 1861-1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to day activities; family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births,...
Dates: 1861-1924

Emlen Family Papers

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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

Friends Central School Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-022
Overview Friends' Central School was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a Quaker secondary school by a Joint Committee of three Hicksite monthly meetings (Society of Friends). It was first located at 4th and Cherry Sts. In 1857, it was moved to 15th and Race Sts., and in 1925, it was moved to its present location in Overbrook, Pa. The current academic program includes grades K-12. The collection contains minutes of the Friends' Central School and Friends' Central School System and related papers.
Dates: 1844-1951

Friends Council on Education Records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1278
Scope and Contents Records of the Friends Council on Education, 1902-1981. Records include: minutes and reports, 1930-1974; financial records, 1962-1983; executive committee records, 1936-1970; conference papers, 1940-1972; surveys and reports, 1930-1978; publications, 1931-1966. Additionally included are the records of a number of subcommittees and groups related to Friends Council on Education, 1902-1977. These include: Grants Committee, 1937-1981; Center for Evolving Education, 1973-1977; Program...
Dates: 1902-1981

Friends Freedmen's Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-024
Overview Friends' Freedmen's Association was an organization of Philadelphia Quakers founded in 1863 as Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freemen. Its purpose was to provide relief and education to freed slaves during and after the Civil War. The name was changed circa 1873. From 1947-1955 the Association supported black students in schools and summer work camps. From 1955-1970 the income from investments was used to provide grants for scholarship to needy...
Dates: 1863-1982

Friends General Conference Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-025
Overview Friends General Conference is a Quaker organization in the unprogrammed tradition of the Religious Society of Friends which primarily serves affiliated yearly and monthly meetings. For additional information about Friends General Conference, please consult their web site: http://www.fgcquaker.org/info/
Dates: 1867-2013

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Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Education Committee (1872-1950) 2
Pleasants, Robert, 1723-1801 2
Richard Humphreys Foundation 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
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Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
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Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
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Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
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Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) 1
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American Commission on Conditions in Ireland 1
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Association of Friends Schools. Executive Committee 1
Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Galloway, N.J.) 1
Atlantic City Friends School (Atlantic City, N.J.) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Beliefs Into Actions (Program) 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Bristol Friends' School 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Miriam Jones 1
Brummana High School 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association 1
Carter family 1
Chappaqua Mountain Institute (Society of Friends : Chappaqua, N.Y.) 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Cheyney Training School for Teachers 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clothier, Isaac 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conference on the Churches and Social Welfare 1
Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
Croton Valley Local Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1954 : Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 1
Croton Valley Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1804-1828 : Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 1
Crowley family 1
Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Deptford Free School (Woodbury, N.J.) 1
Deptford Free School Society 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Eaton Institute 1
Edwards, Martha 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
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