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Friends Institute minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-029

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one book of Board of Managers minutes from the Friends Institute. It includes the organizations' by-laws, minutes from the beginning of the organization, as well as an attendance record in the back.

Dates

  • 1880-1898

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Historical Note

Friends Institute was founded as the Friends Institute for Young Men, in 1880, in Philadelphia as a reading room, lecture, and meeting room suitable for young men who were members of the Religious Society of Friends. It had approximately 200 founding members. Women were allowed to use the reading room, and by 1885 the name should be changed to Friends Institute. Today the organization exists as a granting group through Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, supporting the ministry of Quakers ages 18 - 35 years.

(source: Friends Institute records, MC 1197)

Extent

0.146 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Acquisition

Unkown.

Related Materials

  • MC 1197 Friends Institute records
  • MC.950.077 Friends Institute records
  • MC 1256 William Morris Maier papers
  • MC 975.04.007 Friends Institute scrapbook
  • MC 975.11.021 Friends Institute of Philadelphia membership records

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed December 2015.

Title
Friends Institute minutes, 1880-1898
Author
Mary A. Crauderueff
Date
December 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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