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Canadian Friends Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-837
Scope and Contents Records of Canadian Friends Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1798-1809, include a small number of undistinguished papers; generally correspondence between the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and Canadian meetings.

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.

Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.

Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Friends Equal Rights Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-179
Abstract Minutes of the Friends Equals Rights Association, 1900-1905 and 1915-1917, and miscellaneous papers.

Friends Historical Library manuscript epistles collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-006
Overview The term "epistle" is used to refer to letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to another. Epistles are often used to articulate Quaker doctrine and discipline. This collection of various manuscript (handwritten) epistles was compiled from the Friends Historical Library from different sources.

Gathered Leaves: Miscellaneous Papers from New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-062
Overview The bulk of the collection is epistles, sorted roughly by topic. William Wood, the Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting who arranged the collection, was particularly interested in the issues of slavery, freedmen, peace testimony, and religious education. Also included are correspondence, Quaker documents, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents include Moses Brown, William Rickman, John Pemberton.

Incest Survivors Resource Network International Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-101
Overview In 1983, Anne Marie Eriksson (formerly Anne Marie Townsend) and husband Erik Eriksson helped found the Incest Survivors Resource Network International (ISRNI), a Quaker witness educational resource for incest survivors. After 15 years of operation, the firm filed for dissolution on June 5, 1998. The organization became a committee of the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. ISRNI was a survivor-initiated organization that encouraged coordinated intervention and...

Mississippi Project Financial Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-826
Overview In response to the 1964 bombing of 44 black churches in Mississippi, Philadelphia and New York Yearly Meetings coordinated a joint effort to rebuild the destroyed churches and to attempt to foster racial reconciliation in the area. The project sent Lawrence and Viola Scott to Jackson, Mississippi as Quaker representatives. By 1966, the group had rebuilt 33 of the 44 churches, and built a community center in rural Canton, Mississippi. This collection is primarily composed of financial records,...

New York Friends Service Committee records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFHL-SC-224
Overview The New York Friends Service Committee was established in 1917 following an appeal by New York Yearly Meeting to assist the American Friends Service Committee in its clothing appeal for European war relief. By 1922, the focus had changed to famine relief particularly for Russia, and the Committee was encouraged to work directly through AFSC. This small collection contains minutes, annual reports, and financial records.

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