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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955)

 Organization

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Bowles family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Abstract Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1920, 1938-1951

Friends Fiduciary Corporation Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Phy-200
Abstract

Records of the Quaker investment company Friends Fiduciary Corporation (2001- ) and its predecessor organizations, the Trustees of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (1898-1975), the Friends Fiduciary Corporation (1920-1975), and the Fiduciary Corporation of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (1975-2001).

Dates: 1889-2005

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

Kite-Bassett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-080
Abstract The Kite and Bassett families were Orthodox Quakers from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Lynn, Massachusetts, respectively. James Kite was born in 1808, the son of Benjamin and Rebecca Kite of Philadelphia. In 1837 he was granted a certificate to Salem Monthly Meeting in Massachusetts to marry Lydia B. Rodman, widow of Caleb Rodman and daughter of Isaac and Ruth Bassett of Lynn. James and Lydia had eight children, viz. Ruth, James Rodman, Eliza B., Rebecca, Isaac C. Bassett, Hannah B., Lydia...
Dates: 1837-1930

S. Francis Nicholson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-275
Abstract

S. Francis Nicholson was a prominent Quaker investment banker, longtime officer of Provident National Bank, Philadelphia, and active in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, A.F.S.C., and Friends Fiduciary Corporation. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting his career and life with his wife, Evelyn Haworth Nicholson.

Dates: 1900-2005

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Abstract Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...
Dates: 1770-1967

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) Records: Extension Committee (1922-1955)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/573
Identifier: QM-Phy-573
Scope and Contents

Records of Extension Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1921-1953, including Minute Books (1921-1952), Financial Records (1928-1953), Printed Materials (1921-1939) and minutes of the Approach to Public Subcommittee (1921-1927).

Dates: 1921-1952

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) Records: Foreign Missionary Association (1882-1950)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/830
Identifier: QM-Phy-830
Scope and Contents

Records of the Foreign Missionary Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1921-1953, include its Minutes (1882-1921) as well as the records of its Executive Board (1883-1923), International Committee (1918-1924), Young Women's Auxiliary and other Miscellaneous reports and correspondence (1883-1923). Also included are records from the Committee's Branches at Downingtown, Germantown, Haverford, Moorestown, Philadelphia and West Chester Meetings.

Dates: 1882-1923

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) Records: Mission Board (1923-1956)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/836
Identifier: QM-Phy-836
Scope and Contents Records of the Mission Board of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at Haverford include the minutes, financial accounts and other records from the time of the groups inception in 1923 until 1956, as well as those of its branches at Germantown, Haverford and Moorestown Monthly Meetings and other miscellaneous documents, including the extensive diary collection of missionary Edith F. Sharpless, which begins in 1908 but provides a thorough chronicle of her experience with the Mission Board in...
Dates: 1923-1956

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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 24
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Society of Friends -- Maryland 22
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Church controversies -- Society of Friends 3
Quakers -- Social life and customs 3
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker women 2
Quakers 2
Quakers -- Ohio 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Social service 2
Religious education -- Society of Friends 2
Society of Friends -- Customs and practices 2
Society of Friends -- History -- 19th century 2
Society of Friends -- Sermons 2
Society of Friends -- Testimonies and concerns 2
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 2
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Visitations (Church work) -- Society of Friends 2
correspondence 2
family papers 2
financial records 2
Abolitionists 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church committees -- Society of Friends 1
Church work -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with African Americans 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors 1
Education 1
Family counseling -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Haverford (Pa.) 1
Hawaii 1
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Indians of North America -- New York (State) 1
Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania 1
Indians, treatment of 1
Japan 1
Labor movement -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Missionaries 1
Outlook (Periodical) 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pennsbury Leaflets 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Public worship -- Society of Friends 1
Quaker missionaries 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Education 1
Quakers -- Massachusetts 1
Quakers -- Mississippi 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Race relations 1
Quakers -- Services for 1
Quakers -- Texas 1
Race awareness -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 1
Refugees 1
Religious education -- Pennsylvania 1
Religious institutions -- Investments 1
Religious life -- Society of Friends 1
Rose Valley (Pa.) 1
Social ethics 1
Society of Friends -- Church discipline 1
Society of Friends -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
Society of Friends -- Finance 1
Society of Friends -- Government 1
Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation 1
Society of Friends -- Japan 1
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Publishing 1
Society of Friends -- Reunification 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Stewardship, Christian 1
Temperance -- Pennsylvania -- Societies, etc. 1
Temperance and religion -- Society of Friends 1
Trusts and trustees 1
Wealth -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Wills 1
Wilmington (Del.) 1
Women missionaries 1
Woolman Series of Friendly Papers 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
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