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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Abington Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A200
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Hicksite monthly meetings, since 1670. Included are: minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; minutes of the women's meeting; registers of births and deaths; marriage and membership records; certificates of removal, disownments, etc.; epistles received and other miscellaneous papers. Records of the Orthodox Abington Monthly Meeting include: membership, 1827-1886; removals, 1828-1921;...

Abington Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A220
Scope and Contents The original records of Abington Preparative Meeting -- pre-Separation, Hicksite, and Orthodox -- include minutes of men's, women's and joint business meetings as well as other records. Records of Abington Preparative Meeting include: men's minutes, 1786-1897 (H), 1827-1868 (O); women's minutes, 1787-1893 (H); women's account books, 1834-1874; school fund account books, 1773-1900 (H).

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A250
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, from 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes, 1786-1997; Orthodox men’s minutes, 1827-1955; Hicksite women's minutes, 1786-1897; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1827-1920; First-day School Union records, 1877-1938; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers & Elders, 1786-1977, Orthodox, 1827-1955; Orthodox meeting financial records, 1844-1878, 1924-1955; minutes of...

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...

Aimwell School records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1183
Scope and Contents note The Aimwell School Records (1796-1935) consist primarily of minute book records and various documents related to the operation and administration of the Aimwell School. There are 13 volumes of minute books, including extracts and drafts of minutes, 1797-1935. Financial information includes 11 volumes of treasurer's accounts, 1797-1895, including an account of the cost of building a new school house in 1825 and documents regarding bequests and donations. There are several legal documents,...

American Friends Fellowship Council Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-004
Overview The American Friends Fellowship Council had its origin in the Fellowship Committee of the American Friends Service Committee. Founded in 1933, its primary purpose was to foster an increased interest in Quakerism throughout the United States and to draw all Friends groups into closer sympathy and fellowship. The Fellowship Council merged with the Friends World Committee, American Section, in 1954. The collection includes correspondence and administrative records, minutes, financial statements,...

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...

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 21
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 20
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 9
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
American Friends Service Committee 5
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 5
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 4
Westtown Boarding School 4
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
American Young Friends Fellowship 3
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 3
Haverford College 3
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 3
Japan Committee. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 3
Muncy Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Mission Board 3
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1944) 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
American Friends Fellowship Council 2
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Black Economic Development Conference 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Cheltenham Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 2
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 2
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Earlham College 2
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 2
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Emlen family 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Friendly Acres (Secane, Pa.) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Council on Education 2
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Germantown Monthly Meeting. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1714-1827) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1936) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1936- ) 2
Haverford Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite 1827-1950) 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Kennett Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 2
Kennett Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1904) 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 2
Marlborough Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District (Philadelphia, Pa.) 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
Norristown Preparative Meeting of Friends (1860-1936) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Young Friends Movement (1916-1930) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Young Friends Committee (1925-1930) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Abortion Study Group 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Chester Quarterly Meeting (1955- ) 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. Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 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. Friends Community Involvement Program 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Haverford Quarterly Meeting of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Prison Service Committee of Southern New Jersey 2
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