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Association for the Care of Colored Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends Association...

Benezet House Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-010
Overview The Benezet House Association, Philadelphia, Pa., was formed in 1917 to assist and educate the City's poor blacks and immigrants. It was created by the merger of the Joseph Sturge Mission School, a First Day school for blacks founded in 1865; Anthony Benezet School, founded in 1795 as the School for Black People and their Descendants (also known as the Raspberry Street School); and Western District Colored School, founded 1848 under the care of Twelfth Street Meeting as a graded primary school....

Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-011
Overview The Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends, a Quaker Bible distribution society, located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was established in 2nd month, 1830, under the Bible Association of Friends in America. Its purpose was to supply “Friends and others with the Holy Scripture, “to encourage “the frequent and serious perusal of them”, and to promote “a more accurate knowledge of their invaluable contents”. All subscriptions collected by the Auxiliary were turned over to the parent body,...

Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-271
Abstract Contains the minutes of Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum from September 1942 through June 1944 with some topical leaflets, a mimeographed newsletter dated Nov. 1, 1943, and a photograph of the Young Friends at Ocean City, NJ, in 1940.

Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

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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.

Carlisle G. Davidson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-033
Overview Contains the papers of Carlisle G. Davidson, Quaker editor. Chiefly correspondence and articles, including editorial correspondence concerning the periodical, The Pentecostal Friend, published by the Evangelical Friends Association, a Quaker Pentecostal organization located in Detroit, Michigan, and correspondence concerning the formation of the Elgon Yearly Meeting in East Africa.

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.

Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-018
Overview The Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing was a Quaker charity founded in 1828 to distribute clothing and provide other assistance to the sick and poor of Philadelphia. It went out of existence in 1975.

Friends Association of Byberry Records

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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.

Friends Circle (Baltimore, Md.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-080
Overview Friends Circle, a Quaker study and social group, was established in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1884. The group met regularly to discuss topics of mutual interest. The collection contains four volumes of bound minutes, 1884-1896.

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Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 3
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Underhill, Rachel W., 1844-1923 2
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American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Beaver Valley General Hospital 1
Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet House Association 1
Berlin Centre Committee 1
Blood, Peter, -1946 1
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Capron, George T. (George Truman), b. 1858 1
Capron, Jacob, d. 1891 1
Carlisle G. Davidson 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Council for International Service 1
Cox, John, 1860-1951 1
Deptford Free School (Woodbury, N.J.) 1
Deptford Free School Society 1
District Nurse Association of New Brighton 1
E. Carlton (Edwin Carlton) MacDowell (1887-1973) 1
Earlham College 1
Erb, Christine 1
Evangelical Friends Association 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Freedmen's Friend (Cambria, Va.) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friendly Acres (Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Acres Community Services 1
Friendly Settlement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Circle (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Friends Council on Education 1
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
Friends Literary and Library Association of New York 1
Friends Mission No.1 (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Neighborhood Guild 1
Friends Opportunity in the Orient 1
Friends Reading Circle for the Northern District 1
Friends Reading Circle of Media 1
Friends Shelter for Girls 1
Friends Social Lyceum (Wilmington, De.) 1
Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.) 1
Friends Social Union (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Temperance Union (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends World Conference. Committee on Education 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Employment Society (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends' Freedman's Association 1
Friends' Home for Children 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Guilford College 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 1
Hadley, Alice Paxson 1
Haverford College 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Howard Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hutchinson, J. William 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris) 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Locust Street Mission Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
MacDowell, E. Carleton (Edwin Carlton), 1887-1973 1
McDowell, Mary J. 1
Media Friends' Association 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Moon family 1
Moore family 1
Mott, Thomas 1
Neall, Daniel, 1784-1846 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Niblick Club 1
Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women 1
Novelty (Club : Lansdowne, Pa.) 1
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