Social Order Committee (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) Records: Committee on Economic Problems (1937-1948)
Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/730
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.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Social Order Committee and its predecessors (1917-1969)
Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/820
Overview 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...
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Standing Nominating Committee
Collection — othertype: HV/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...
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Women's Problems Group (1917-1969)
Collection — othertype: HV/Phy/821
Scope and Contents
Records of the Women's Problem Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1949-1961.