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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

Religious Education Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-576
Scope and Contents Records of the PYM Religious Education Committee (REC) include the committee's Minutes (1923-1983), Section Minutes (1905-1970), the minutes of its Advisory Committee (1956-1959), Executive Committee (1922-1993), Representative Meeting (1986-1989), and Committee on Worship and Ministry (1984-1987), its Correspondence (1943-1956), Conference Papers (1948-1988), Financial Records (1863-1971) and Publications (1975-2000), among other resource materials and miscellaneous papers. The REC circulates...
Dates: 1863-2000

Standing Nominating Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-110
Scope and Contents Records of Standing Nominating Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting among the "Papers (1950-1951)" described below include minutes from the Committee's annual sessions and lists of officers in other Committees (PYM and a few outside) who are scheduled for new appointments. The Committees included in this collection are the Committee on Arrangements, Friends Council on Education, Committee on Epistles, Extension Committee, Committee on Family Relationships, Friends Committee on National...
Dates: 1950-1951

Towanda Friends Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-T707
Scope and Contents Records include minutes, 1998-2012 (gaps), financial records, 1998-2016, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1998-2016

Trustees and Friends Fiduciary Corporation of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
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

Visitation Committee Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-111
Scope and Contents Records of the Visitation Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1922-1924.
Dates: 1922-1924

Samuel Wetherill Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-257
Overview Samuel Wetherill (1736-1816), a Philadelphia manufacturer of cloth, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, was a birthright Quaker born in Burlington, N.J. During the Revolutionary War, he actively supported the military effort and was disowned from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1779. In 1781, he, along with other disowned Quakers, founded an independent Quaker meeting, called the Society of Free Quakers. This collection contains correspondence primarily from another group of disowned Quakers from...
Dates: 1780-1816

Whiteland Preparative Meeting of Friends Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P100
Scope and Contents Records include: Orthodox meeting minutes, 1822-1853 and 1858-1902; records of the building of the Whiteland Meetinghouse in 1879
Dates: 1822-1922

Women's Problem Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-821
Scope and Contents Records of the Women's Problem Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1949-1961.
Dates: 1949-1961

Working Party on the Abolition of Torture Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-792
Overview An Ad Hoc group to investigate the widespread use of torture around the world was appointed after Yearly Meeting in 1975. In 1976, Arthur W. Clark reported on its work and presented a program on Amnesty International. On the suggestion of Kay Camp, Yearly Meeting recommended that Representative Meeting establish a Working Party on the Abolition of Torture.
Dates: 1976