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Abortion Study Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-710
Overview The Abortion Study Group was formed by the Family Relations Committee to discuss the Yearly Meeting's position on abortion issues. It met monthly for two years, and wrote position papers supporting the pro-life and pro-choice points of view. Records include minutes, reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers.

Ad Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-255
Scope and Contents Records of the Ad-Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse held at Haverford include the group's Minutes (1990-1995), Correspondence (1988-1993), Financial Records (1989-1992), records pertaining to Keast and Hood Engineers (1992-1993) and its Operations and Use Subcommittee (1993-1994).

AIDS Working Group Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-769
Overview The AIDS Working Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting began in 1992 as a response to the growing severity of the AIDS epidemic. The main focus of the group, organized under the title of "A Quaker Ministry to Persons With AIDS," was to visit those terminally ill with AIDS to provide solace, friendship, and spiritual counseling. The AIDS Working Group also organized the Quaker presence at the Philadelphia AIDS Walk and held retreats and seminars for caregivers of AIDS patients. The group was...

Alapocas Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A400
Scope and Contents Records include: minutes 1974-2001 ; membership records, 1975-2001 ; miscellaneous papers, 1975-2001.

Annual Sessions of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-1
Overview A general meeting for Friends in the Delaware Valley area was first convened at Burlington in 1681. The first general meeting held in Philadelphia was in 1683, and in 1685, it was agreed that the meetings in New Jersey and Pennsylvania should be combined into one yearly meeting with alternate sessions at Philadelphia and at Burlington. The great Separation among Philadelphia Friends into Orthodox and Hicksite branches occurred at the Yearly Meeting of 1827. Through the course of the early 20th...

Appoquinimink Preparative Meeting records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A625
Scope and Contents Records of Appoquinimink Preparative Meeting. Includes Minutes, 1947-1951, with a transcription, and miscellaneous records, 1948-2017.

Bequests Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-54
Overview The Committee on Bequests was established by Representative Meeting September 23, 1976 with instructions to review requests for financial aid from three bequests: The Longstreth Fund (given by Emily P. Longstreth), the Troemner Fund (given by S. Edna Troemner), and the Keeney Bequest (given by Virginia Drysdale Keeney), and to recommend such appropriations as seemed best in the Committee's judgment to the Representative Meeting for approval by that body. The committee continues to 2004 under...

Camden Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-C340
Scope and Contents Records of Camden Monthly Meeting and of its predecessors, Duck Creek and Motherkiln Monthly Meetings, 1686-2014, include: vital records, 1686-2000; pre-Separation, Hicksite and United men’s and joint session minutes, 1705-1961; women's minutes, 1711-1874; financial records, 1829-1961; miscellaneous papers, 1740-2014. The Camden Friends Meeting Newsletter, in Series 6, contains copies of the unapproved minutes of the Meeting.

Canadian Friends Committee Records

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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.

Central America Working Group Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-772
Overview The Central America Working Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting began in 1985 under the name "Sanctuary Working Group." In 1986, the group was given over twenty one thousand dollars with which to send volunteers to the American southwestern border to aid refugees. In 1989, the name of the group was changed to the Central America Working Group, and its three main areas of activism became lobbying, education, and refugee assistance. The most recent minute of the group in this collection is...

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Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 72
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 19
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 19
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 4
Japan Committee. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Mission Board 3
Black Economic Development Conference 2
Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Friends Council on Education 2
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Germantown Monthly Meeting. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 2
Moorestown Monthly Meeting. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Abortion Study Group 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Alcohol Problems 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Community Involvement 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Criminal Justice 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. First Day School Association 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Prison Service Committee of Southern New Jersey 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Records Committee 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 2
Women’s Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Ad Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Alapocas Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Appoquinimink Preparative Meeting of Friends (Odessa, Del.) 1
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Quarterly Meeting on the Eastern Shore 1
Bansen, Richard P. 1
Brown, Francis G. 1
Brown, Levi K. (Levi Kirk), 1814-1899 1
Burlington Meeting House, Inc 1
Burlington Monthly Meeting. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Burlington Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1685) 1
CC1: Committee on Aging 1
CC1: Committee on Education 1
CC1: Committee on Worship and Ministry 1
CC1: Outreach Committee 1
Caldwell, Samuel D. 1
Camden Monthly Meeting of Friends (Kent County, Del.) 1
Center Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1807-1827 : New Castle County, Del.) 1
Center Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox 1827-1831 : New Castle County, Del.) 1
Center Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955 : New Castle County, Del.) 1
Center Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : ca. 1707-1827 : Centerville, Del.) 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting. Drug Concerns Working Group 1
Centre Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1995- : Centerville, Del.) 1
Centre Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1876 : Centerville, Del.) 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Committee on the Book of Faith and Practice (Society of Friends : 1950-1955 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Coordinating Committee for Education and Care of Members (CC1) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Crauderueff, Michael 1
Dockhorn, Robert B. 1
Duck Creek Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Eves, William 1
Family Relations Committee. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Fiduciary Corporation of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Friendly Association to Regain and Preserve Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Friends Center (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Center Corporation 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Conflict Resolution Programs 1
Friends Fiduciary Corporation (1920-1975) 1
Friends Fiduciary Corporation (2001- ) 1
Friends Housing, Inc. 1
Friends Insurance Group 1
Friends Mediation Service 1
Friends Peace Committee. Field Secretaries Program 1
Friends Peace Committee. General Education Subcommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Legislative Letter Writing Campaign 1
Friends Peace Committee. Middle East Working Group 1
Friends Peace Committee. Militarism and Recruitment Succommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Nonviolent Direct Action Committee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Peace Conversion and Disarmament 1
Friends Peace Committee. Peace in the Media Succommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Policy and Legislation Subcommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Public Witness Working Party 1
Friends Peace Committee. Speakers Bureau 1
Friends Peace Committee. Subcommittee on Pacifist Principles 1
Friends Peace Committee. Waging Peace Project 1
Friends Peace Committee. War Tax Concerns Succommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Working Party on Civil Defense 1
Friends Peace Committee. Working Party on Nonviolence 1
Friends Pension Fund 1
Friends Pension Plan 1
Friends Social Union (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Suburban Project 1
Friends Temperance Association of Philadelphia 1
Friends Temperance Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Temperence Association of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Friends World Conference (3rd : 1952 : Oxford, England) 1
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
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