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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Annual Sessions of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-001
Overview A general meeting for Friends in the Delaware Valley area was first convened at Burlington in 1681. The first general meeting held in Philadelphia was in 1683, and in 1685, it was agreed that the meetings in New Jersey and Pennsylvania should be combined into one yearly meeting with alternate sessions at Philadelphia and at Burlington. The great Separation among Philadelphia Friends into Orthodox and Hicksite branches occurred at the Yearly Meeting of 1827. Through the course of the early 20th...
Dates: 1662-2013.

First Day School Association Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-579
Scope and Contents Records of First Day School Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1833-1956, including Association's Minutes (1862-1930), Minutes of its Executive Committee (1862-1913), Minutes of its Small Executive Committee (1912-1914) and the printed papers, proceedings and reports of its annual meetings (1865-1930). Records germane to the "First Day School Committee", including the Committee's Minutes (1890-1923), Circulating Libraries Records (1893-1901) and...
Dates: 1862-1927

Friends Temperence Association Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-749
Scope and Contents Records of the Friends Temperence Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1883-1943, include those of its Main Committee (1925-1939) and Executive Committee (1881-1925), as well as other Miscellaneous Papers (1893-1921) and its publication, "The Outlook" (1892-1898).
Dates: 1881-1943

General Secretary, General Services, Financial, and Administration of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-325
Overview The administrative structure of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting has been re-worked a number of times. This finding aid describes administrative records and office files, primarily from the early 20th century to the present -- from the time when the Hicksite and Orthodox Yearly Meetings first began to employ paid staff to handle administrative matters. Today these functions are grouped under the auspices of General Services. This finding aid also describes the records of the General Secretaries...
Dates: 1829-2005

Lippincott Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two Philadelphia...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Trustees and Friends Fiduciary Corporation of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-200
Overview Friends Fiduciary Corporation of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends was created in 1975 by a merger of the Trustees of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the Friends Fiduciary Corporation. The Fiduciary Corporation primarily manages and invests funds entrusted to it by Friends meetings and organizations, which are commingled into a Consolidated Fund.
Dates: 1889-2005

Young Friends Movement (Hicksite) Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-585
Scope and Contents Records of the Young Friends Movement (H) at Haverford include the organization's Minutes (1916-1922), Correspondence (1917-1930), Financial Records (1915-1929), Publications (1912-1928), Conference Records (1918-1929) and Special Projects Records (1921-1930) and the minutes and other records of its Central Committee (1916-1929) and Executive Committee (1916-1931). Records of the Movement (H) and Young Friends Committee (O) are located in separate boxes, but under the common label...
Dates: 1912-1932

Young Friends Movement (Joint) Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-584
Scope and Contents Records of the Joint Young Friends Movement at Haverford include the organization's General and Annual Meeting Minutes (1929-1933), Annual Reports (1931-1947), Conference and Seminar Papers (1931-1971), Correspondence (1933-1971), Financial Records (1931-1960) Photographs (1919-1925), records of its Advisory Committee (1963-1966), its Business Committee (1931-1961), its Executive Committee (1921-1964), its Committee on Young Friends (1931-1951) and other miscellaneous committee or general...
Dates: 1912-1971