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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Sansom Perot papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-147
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence, financial records, and legal records of Sansom Perot Morris. The collection includes hand drawn maps of property, copies of Sansom Perot's will, loose financial documents, rent contracts, deeds, and correspondence.

Philadelphia Friends Housing Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-130
Overview Records of Philadelphia Friends Housing Inc., an independent corporation affiliated with Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends. The corporation raised and lent money for urban redevelopment in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Monthly Meeting Northern District records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-030
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one volume of Mark Balderston's notes for the Monthly Meeting of Philadelphia for the Northern District during the year 1878. It includes a list of members at that time, an index, along with minutes (unknown whether the minutes are original or copied).

Philadelphia Quaker Women

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-057
Overview Philadelphia Quaker Women was a organization, informal in structure and membership, which worked with the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends to address the concerns of women. It was laid down in 1970. This collection contains minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous material, 1961-1971.

Young Friends' Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-058
Overview Philadelphia Young Friends' Association was a Hicksite organization established in 1888 for educational and social purposes. The Young Friends Association established and operated The Whittier, a hotel and social center in Philadelphia. The name of the Association was changed in 1957 to The Whittier Association. The collection contains minutes, financial records, correspondence, and other records.

Isaac Proctor papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-151
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Isaac Proctor. The majority of the collection is composed of the personal correspondence of Proctor from the end of the 18th century, but also includes a single, small diary, and a single folder of his financial records.

Robert Proud manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-152
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single folder collection of Robert Proud's manuscripts. The majority of the collection is comprised of notes on Robert Proud's life, presumably written by a descendant. The most significant item is titled "Notes & memorandums by Robert Proud of Philadelphia respecting his early turn of mind, education etc., anno 1786." There is also information in another hand about other Proud family members, a Robert Proud signature and some fragments.

Provident Society for Employing the Poor account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-025
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume Treasurer's account book for the Provident Society for Employing the Poor. The volume records deposits, withdrawals for payments, and account balances for the accounts of the Provident Society for employing the Poor. The inside cover includes a description of the duties of the Treasurer for the Society, as well as lists of the board of managers of the Society for different years.

William Reckitt papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-105
Abstract This collection includes photographic copies of letters regarding his travels in the ministry, family birth certificates, and a list of ship stores. Also included is a letter from John Pemberton, relating family news and giving an account of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Jane P. Rushmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-111
Abstract Personal correspondence of Jane Rushmore, as well as some letters relating the business of Friends Central Bureau. Also included is the collection of Emily Cooper Johnson of notes and recollections for her biography of Jane Rushmore"Under Quaker Appointment." Primary correspondents include Hannah Clothier Hull.