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Archives & Manuscripts

Quaker church buildings

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Francis R. Bacon (1878-1965) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-006
Overview Francis R. Bacon (1878-1965), a birthright Quaker, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Architecture in 1913 and was later Dean of Western Reserve University's School of Architecture. He married Edith Melrose Farquhar in 1915, and in the early 1920's they participated in the AFSC child feeding programs in Germany and Russia. This collection primarily includes correspondence, notes, photographs, and other materials related to Francis R. Bacon's research on 17th century...
Dates: 1948-1964

Watson W. Dewees Meeting House Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-011
Overview This collection consists of Friends' meeting house photographs taken circa 1905 by Watson Wood Dewees. The meeting houses depicted are located in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Southeastern Ohio, Maryland and Delaware.
Dates: 1905

Friends Historical Library collection of meetinghouse photograph collections

 Sub-Group
Identifier: SFHL-PA-QMH
Overview Here are listed, in approximate chronological order, collections of photographs of Quaker meetinghouses, stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. The collections were photographed or assembled by various individuals at various times.
Dates: 1800 - 2000

Friends Historical Library meetinghouse picture file

 Sub-Group
Identifier: SFHL-PA-MPF
Overview This collection consists of images of various Quaker meetinghouses across the world, collected at various times from various sources, by the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.
Dates: 1800 - 2000

Wayne Bassett Hadley photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-151
Overview Wayne B. Hadley (1926-2001) was a family historian whose particular interest was in Quaker history and genealogy. This collection contains family photographs, both in photo albums and loose, and slides of various meeting houses and residences.
Dates: 1926 - 2001

Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1168
Abstract Theodore Hetzel (1906-1990) was a Quaker professor of engineering at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania whose interests led him to involvement with Native American and Quaker issues. An avid photographer, the materials in this collection are primarily photographic, as well as correspondence and documents.
Dates: 1866-1987 (bulk 1930s-1980s)

Meeting House Trust Funds Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-223
Overview The Meeting House Trust Funds Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting is responsible for the administration of both the Samuel Jeanes Trust Fund and the Charleston Fund. Both funds assist meetings in the acquisition, repair and restoration of meeting houses and their grounds.
Dates: 1719-1995

Roy Moger. New York Yearly Meeting photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-092
Overview This collection contains personal photographs taken by Roy Moger of places, persons, and events concerning New York Yearly Meeting in the 1960s. Of special interest are photographs of the meeeting houses, the March on Washington and a Memorial for the Children of Birmingham.
Dates: 1956-1970

Edgar Zavitz Palmer Meeting House Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-113
Overview Edgar Zavitz Palmer (1898-1977) was a graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1919. and a professor of economics at the University of Kentucky. This collection includes correspondence and other material relating to Palmer's activities in collecting pictures (mostly photographs) of Quaker meeting houses in the U.S. and around the world.
Dates: 1946-1974