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Business -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Business Problems Group records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-005
Scope and Contents This collection contains three bound volumes of minutes from meetings of the Business Problems Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The group met and had presentations and programs. The minutes reflect the process of deciding on speakers, as well as membership, reports from an investigator committee, and brief descriptions of the addresses that were given at the meetings, on related topics. Included in the volumes are many transcriptions or texts of the full addresses that were given, as well.

Christopher Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-068
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence of Thomas Chalkley (1675-1741), Henry Cope (1793- 1865), Thomas Evans (1798-1868) and Daniel Offley (1756-1793)

Thomas Pim Cope diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-013
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of eleven volumes of the handwritten journals of Thomas Pym Cope, as well as ten typed transcriptions of all but the first diary. Entries cover a variety of topics including weather, religious and personal reflection, business interests, family news, discussions of international politics.

Divotees Golf Club records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-055
Scope and Contents The Divotees were a largely Quaker club. The records of the Divotees, 1921-1995, indicate that meetings generally involved a game of golf in addition to club business, such as nominating new members and taking and spending money. Also included are records of each member's handicap, prizes awarded, and the complete records of each year's games. These records are combined into yearly publications: the "Divotee Mirror," later the "Divotee Record." This publication also records the Divotees'...

Mitchell Family letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-959
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised primarily of letters exchanged between various members of the Mitchell family. Each folder contains all of the letters authored by one family member or by an individual connected to the Mitchell family. Each author’s letters tend to follow a similar pattern; they are addressed to the same recipients and are fairly consistent in terms of their structure and content. The themes of the collection as a whole, however, vary widely. Many of the letters are informal,...

North Carolina Yearly Meeting minutes

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-032
Scope and Contents This volume contains notes taken by Richard H. Thomas when he attended the meetings of Quakers in North Carolina Yearly Meeting in 1845.

David S. and Mary W. Richie Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-264
Overview David S. Richie (1908-2005) spent his life devoted to public service, particularly in the areas of work camps and cooperatives. A birthright Quaker, he served as Secretary of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Social Order Committee from 1939–1973 and was president of the Board of Friends Housing, Inc. He also was involved with the American Friends Service Committee and other organizations. These papers are divided into correspondence, writings, and topical files as assembled by Richie.