Society of Friends -- Texas
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Journals, reports, and surveys written by Harold Chance documenting his visits to and continuing relationships as an AFSC staff member with Evangelical Friends meetings, mostly in the western United States. The collection includes nine journals, 1949-1956, Friends Peace Service evaluation surveys, 1956 & n.d., and a number of miscellaneous reports to Friends Peace Service Council. Among the former is a report on the Second American Conference of Evangelical Friends (1950) and one on the...
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it was...
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials about IMYM activities from the 1970s to 2007. Most of the records pertain to their annual business sessions, such as minutes, programs, and correspondence. There are also documents pertaining to committees within the yearly meeting, and external organizations that IMYM partnered with such as American Friends Service Committee, Friends Committee on National Legislation, and Friends World Committee for Consultation.
Dates: 1970 - 2007
Overview South Central Yearly Meeting opened in 1961 as a member of Friends General Conference, growing out of the Southwest Conference that began meeting in 1957. Most of its early monthly meetings were originally recognized as such by FWCC. Today South Central includes unprogrammed Quakers meeting in Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Louisiana.