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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Social Order Committee

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Business Problems Group records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-005
Abstract

The Business Problem Group of Philadelphia was part of the Social Order Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Orthodox whose purpose was to "deal with prblems of the relation between employers and employees. 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.

Dates: 1919-1935

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) Records: Committee on Economic Problems (1937-1948)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/730
Identifier: QM-Phy-730
Abstract

The Committee on Economic Problems was appointed in 1937 to cooperate with the Social Order Committee of the Arch Street Yearly Meeting. Clair Wilcox, a Quaker professor of Economics at Swarthmore College was the first Chair. The Committee was interested in a variety of related issues, including industrial relations, unemployment, and economic and social research.

Dates: 1936-1948

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Social Order Committee and its predecessors (1917-1969)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/820
Identifier: QM-Phy-820
Abstract A Social Order Committee was established by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1917 to "consider the part which the Religious Society of Friends should take in the present day application of efforts to promote the Kingdom of God on Earth, particularly as it relates to social, political, and industrial conditions." In 1927 it began to more formally cooperate with a similar committee of the Hicksite Yearly Meeting in much of its work; the two shared a Secretary, David S. Richie, after...
Dates: 1917-1969

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Women's Problems Group (1917-1969)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/821
Identifier: QM-Phy-821
Scope and Contents

Records of the Women's Problem Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1949-1961.

Dates: 1949-1961

David S. and Mary W. Richie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-264
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1935-2005

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Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 3
Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Business -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Business ethics 2
Economics 2