Quakers -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
“An Account of all the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly and Particular Meetings of the Friends of America, 1772”
Scope and Content note This anonymously written volume provides a list of every meeting held in Colonial America in 1772. Entries include the locations and dates of the yearly and quarterly meetings, and each entry for a monthly meeting includes a list of the particular meetings belonging to that monthly meeting. Meetings for Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. The volume includes an index for the meetings at the back.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Joshua Baily's notes on the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, as well as various Quarterly meetings. The collection includes Baily's original handwritten notes, a volume of typed notes compiled later, and related materials, such as letters and extracts of sermons.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single typed volume entitled "John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828." The manuscript was copied from the original by one of Comly's grandson's. The original manuscript was written for "Rupp's History of the Religious Denominations of the United States," in Byberry Friends' Library.
“Some Notes on Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Extracted by Jacob R. Elfreth of Landsdowne, Penna. From his Diary”
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Jacob R. Elfreth’s notes on Philadelphia Yearly meeting, as well as correspondence related to the manuscript.
Dates: ca. 1916-1917
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume manuscript notebook, with notes related to a disturbance at the Mulberry Street House, when George and Ann Jones held an evening meeting, in 1826. According to the first entry, at a meeting of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia, a committee was created for “ascertaining the facts, and enquiring into the cause of the disturbance which occurred in the vicinity of our meeting house a few weeks since.” The notebook records the meetings of...
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).
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of miscellaneous papers related to the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The collection includes: three handwritten pages of journal fragments, a handwritten interview with George Keith, as reported to PYM (1692), a photocopy and typed transcript of the PYM Declaration of Beliefs, three handwritten pages of minutes for the PYM Meeting for Suffering, and a typed informal report concerning Emergency Service Work (1917).
Dates: 1692, 1917
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two published maps of the locations of the meetings in the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. One map is dated 1838, and the second map is dated 1897.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript published by Kimber, Conrad, & Co. in 1806, by the direction of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The manuscript describes a code of discipline for Quakers to help them avoid temptation.