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Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Fair Hill Burial Ground

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-069
Abstract Fair Hill Burial Ground was established on land bequeathed by George Fox in 1690 to Friends in Pennsylvania, including six acres "for a meeting house and school house and a burying place." Part of the land was set aside as a burial ground as early 1707, but there were few interments. In 1830, it was proposed that a burial ground be established for three Hicksite Philadelphia Monthly meetings, Philadelphia, Spruce Street, and Green Street. In 1985, the property was sold to Ephesians Baptist...
Dates: 1705-[ongoing]

Frankford Friends Forum photographs

 Collection — Othertype PA-083
Identifier: SFHL-PA-083
Abstract

This collection, dating from 1942 to 1953, depicts the speakers at the Frankford Friends Forum, which was started in 1930 and would feature a lecture on social justice issues. Speakers like Scott Nearing and Bayard Rustin are photographed and included in the collection of black and white photographs of forum speakers.

Dates: 1942 - 1953

Green Street Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-G700
Abstract

Records of Green Street Monthly Meeting (1775-2016) and its assorted subordinate meetings and organizations, including Greene Street Friends School and Fair Hill Meeting House and Burial Ground.

Dates: 1689 - 2016

Jane Johnson papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-253
Identifier: SFHL-SC-253
Abstract This collection of miscellaneous papers includes Johnson's personal letters to fellow members of Green Street Monthly Meeting, minutes of a reading group, and copies of Quaker manuscripts: 8 ALsS, 1870-1879, to Ann Reeves; minutes of a reading circle, ca. 1870-1874 which include topics and discussions; ms copy of a vision described by Mary Levis at a Women's Yearly Meeting in 1843; ms copy by Harrison Streeter, 1868, of Joseph Hoag's 1803 vision; 2 ALsS, 1884, from Johnson to H. and K.S.;...
Dates: 1868-1909

Edwin L. Peirce carbon paper letter book

 Collection — Othertype SC-300
Identifier: SFHL-SC-300
Abstract This carbon paper letter book was written by Edwin L. Peirce, a convinced Friend and acknowledged minister of Green Street Monthly Meeting. It contains his correspondence with prominent Friends including Rufus P, King, Rebecca Janney and Nathaniel Richardson. Of special interest is the report he made representing a committee of Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting circa 1885-1886 concerning visits to meetings under its care. Also, his comments on Quaker schools, especially Swarthmore College...
Dates: circa 1885-1891

Pictures of Meetinghouses - City of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-911
Abstract

A collection of photographs, drawings, postcards, and news articles on meetinghouses around Philadelphia. Photographs feature both the building and meeting members. Drawings are both printed and originals.

Dates: undated

Judy and Michael Van Hoy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-341
Abstract The papers of Judy and Michael Van Hoy, members of Green Street Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who have been deeply involved in social justice concerns particularly through the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Workcamps programs. Both also were active in international workcamps, especially in Kenya. Judy Van Hoy maintained correspondence with many international workcampers, including extensive correspondence with Jane Swart, a South African who worked at the Quaker Peace Centre...
Dates: 1967 - 2015

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Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Architecture 1
Cemeteries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1