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Quakers -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Comfort family financial records

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-004
Overview This collection is comprised of two volumes of the financial records of the Comfort family.
Dates: 1803-1912

Howard Comfort diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-012
Overview Howard Comfort was a Quaker merchant in Philadelphia, and often traveled between Philadelphia and various cities in Great Britain on business. Each volume is a small “pocket diary,” and entries include lists of assignments and readings for class, notes, and quoted excerpts from materials Comfort had read, as well as descriptions of social calls and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1867-1870

Friends Institute minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-029
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one book of Board of Managers minutes from the Friends Institute. It includes the organizations' by-laws, minutes from the beginning of the organization, as well as an attendance record in the back.
Dates: 1880-1898

Provident Society for Employing the Poor minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-022
Scope and Contents This collection contains one volume of minutes from the Provident Society for Employing the Poor. It includes minutes, which are comprised of financial decisions and nominations. It also includes loose letters in the back, which mostly relate to the resolution to dissolve the organization in 1924. It also includes drafts of announcements, typed treasurer reports, and other correspondence.
Dates: 1885-1924