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Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Edna Stover Pullinger correspondence on Quaker Hymns

 Collection — Othertype SC-102
Identifier: SFHL-SC-102

This collection contains the correspondence of Edna Stover in response to her request for information about the origins and copyrights of individual hymns to be used in a new Quaker hymn book. Many of the letters are from the authors, from many different denominations, regarding their personal histories and the history of the hymns.

Dates: 1955-1957

Quaker Lesbian Conference Planning Committee Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-128
Overview The planning committee for the Quaker Lesbian Conference emerged out discussions in the 1970s focused on Quaker gay and lesbian concerns. The first Quaker Lesbian Conference met in 1977 "to provide a loving time and space in which Quakers and others familiar with Quakerism who are lesbian, bi-sexual, or moving towards those identities could meet in a shared environment," according to an early statement. The planning committee organized annual conferences from 1977 to 2009, mostly located in...
Dates: 1977-2009

Quaker Sociologists papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1341

This collection contains materials created by or relating to Kenneth Ives (1816-2002), a psychiatric social worker and instructor who was a prominent member of the Lake Erie Association Quaker community and Quaker Sociologists Meeting. This includes Quaker Sociologists newsletters, programming, conference and committee agendas, correspondence, bulletins, research, minutes, reports, and mailing lists in the Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania regions.

Dates: 1952 - 1973

Bonnie Tinker Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-290

Bonnie Tinker (1948-2009) was a Quaker social activist who campaigned for peace and gay and lesbian right. This collection contains drafts and correspondences concerning the movie "Love Makes a Family" (1992) produced by Bonnie Tinker. The collection also contains personal papers, fundraising for the project, and reference material on non-traditional forms of family.

Dates: 1963-2009

George H. and Elizabeth G. Watson Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-268

Elizabeth Grill Watson was a Quaker minister, feminist theologian, Bible scholar, and writer. George H. Watson was a Quaker educator and President Emeritus of Friends World College. The collection primarily documents their ministries focused on social justice.

Dates: 1970-1999

George Webb and Eleanor Brooks Webb papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-323

The George Webb and Eleanor Brooks Webb papers include the extensive journals, correspondence, and other papers of Baltimore Quakers Eleanor and George Webb. Eleanor's detailed journals cover most of her life -- from her 12th year until her death in 1997. Also of particular interest are the correspondence, album, photographs, and other records of George work in Civilian Public Service during World War II.

Dates: 1920-1997

Henry Watson Wilbur Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-165

Henry Watson Wilbur (1851-1914) was a New York Quaker minister and social reformer. The collection contains some addresses and writings on religion and the advancement of the Society of Friends, biographical and memorial items giving tribute to his work on behalf of the National Association of Religious Liberals and the Friends General Conference, and a few letters.

Dates: 1879-1914

World Council of Churches Collected Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-044
Overview Bliss Forbush (1896-1987), Quaker educator, administrator, and author, was born in 1896 and died in 1987. Bliss Forbush served as a member of the American Section of the World Council of Churches, 1941-1951, representing Friends General Conference and as a delegate to the first Assembly of the World Council of Churches in 1948. This collection contains primarily minutes, leaflets, and articles printed in Quaker and other periodicals, relating to the World Council of Churches and possible...
Dates: 1941-1961

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Gay parents -- United States 2
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
Lesbian mothers -- United States 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
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Art and mythology 1
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Baltimore (Md.) -- Quakers 1
Capital punishment -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Christian education 1
Church -- Unity 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Church group work with teenagers -- Society of Friends 1
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Ecumenical movement 1
Eschatology 1
Feminism and art 1
Feminist psychology 1
Feminist spirituality 1
Feminist theology 1
Feminists -- 20th century 1
Goddesses in art 1
Homosexuality -- History -- 20th century 1
Hymns -- History and criticism 1
Interdenominational cooperation 1
Jungian Psychology 1
Lay ministry 1
Lesbianism -- Religious aspects 1
Liberation theology 1
Public worship -- Society of Friends 1
Quaker authors 1
Quaker women 1
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Quaker youth 1
Quakers 1
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Sociologists 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States 1
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Woman and her symbols [video recording] 1
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