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

 Organization

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Administrative Council and its predecessors (including General Secretary Offices)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/325
Identifier: QM-Phy-325
Abstract The administrative structure of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting has been re-worked a number of times. This finding aid describes administrative records and office files, primarily from the early 20th century to the present -- from the time when the Hicksite and Orthodox Yearly Meetings first began to employ paid staff to handle administrative matters. Today these functions are grouped under the auspices of General Services. This finding aid also describes the records of the General...
Dates: 1829-2005

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Annual Sessions

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Phy-001
Abstract A general meeting for Friends in the Delaware Valley area was first convened at Burlington in 1681. The first general meeting held in Philadelphia was in 1683, and in 1685, it was agreed that the meetings in New Jersey and Pennsylvania should be combined into one yearly meeting with alternate sessions at Philadelphia and at Burlington. The great Separation among Philadelphia Friends into Orthodox and Hicksite branches occurred at the Yearly Meeting of 1827. Through the course of the early...
Dates: 1662 - 2022

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: First Day School Association

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/579
Identifier: QM-Phy-579
Scope and Contents Records of First Day School Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1833-1956, including Association's Minutes (1862-1930), Minutes of its Executive Committee (1862-1913), Minutes of its Small Executive Committee (1912-1914) and the printed papers, proceedings and reports of its annual meetings (1865-1930). Records germane to the "First Day School Committee", including the Committee's Minutes (1890-1923), Circulating Libraries Records (1893-1901) and...
Dates: 1862-1927

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Temperance Association (1880-1949)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/749
Identifier: QM-Phy-749
Scope and Contents

Records of the Friends Temperence Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1883-1943, include those of its Main Committee (1925-1939) and Executive Committee (1881-1925), as well as other Miscellaneous Papers (1893-1921) and its publication, "The Outlook" (1892-1898). Additional materials in the QM-Phy-750 collection which includes the successor temperance and alcohol problem committees.

Dates: 1881-1943

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Joint Committee on Cooperation between Arch Street and Race Street (1930-1955)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/364
Identifier: QM-Phy-364
Abstract In 5mo 1930, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) appointed a committee "for the development of closer cooperation between Arch Street and Race Street Yearly Meetings, and to consider also whether the time of our Yearly Meeting might be changes so that the sessions of the two Meetings would at least in part overlap." Includes records of this Committee, 1930-1935. Of particular interest are surveys of cooperation between the two Philadelphia Quaker bodies to that point, as well as histories...
Dates: 1930-1935

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Joint Committee on the Religious Life of Our Society (1944-1950)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/507
Identifier: QM-Phy-507
Abstract

In 3mo 1944, Rufus Jones published an article, "Are We Ready," in Friends Intelligencer. In response to his concern for deepening the spiritual life of the Religious Society of Friends, members of both the Race Street and Arch Street Philadelphia Yearly Meetings gathered six months later in the meeting house at 15th and Race Streets. Records include minutes, correspondence, and publications.

Dates: 1944-1950

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Joint Young Friends Movement (1912-1975)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/584
Identifier: QM-Phy-584
Scope and Contents Records of the Joint Young Friends Movement at Haverford include the organization's General and Annual Meeting Minutes (1929-1933), Annual Reports (1931-1947), Conference and Seminar Papers (1931-1971), Correspondence (1933-1971), Financial Records (1931-1960) Photographs (1919-1925), records of its Advisory Committee (1963-1966), its Business Committee (1931-1961), its Executive Committee (1921-1964), its Committee on Young Friends (1931-1951) and other miscellaneous committee or general...
Dates: 1912-1971

Richard Price correspondence with John Watson

 Collection — Othertype SC-254
Identifier: SFHL-SC-254
Abstract Richard Price's letters to fellow Hicksite Quaker John Watson provide a rich account of the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation with references and comments on many of the personalities involved: Elias Hicks, William Wharton, Jonathan Evans, as well as visiting Quaker ministers including George Truman, Lucretia Mott, Ann Jones, Mary and Susan Cox, and Martha Smith. Price also wrote a detailed account of the Proceedings of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1848. The collection contains a small number...
Dates: 1826-1867-1826-1848 (bulk)

Margaretta Walton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-159
Abstract

Margaretta Walton (1829-1904), eminent Quaker minister of Ercildoun, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains diaries and correspondence of Walton and her husband, Jesse Pusey Walton; business papers and memorabilia; sermons; and related papers. Also included in the collections are journals (1836-1853) of her father, Joseph Shoemaker Walton, who was companion to several Quaker ministers.

Dates: 1812-1961

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