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Promotion Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-511

Scope and Contents

Records of the Promotion Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite), 1950-1953. Includes applications, financial records, literature relating to the Conference, and other records.

Dates

  • 1950-1953

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

The Promotion Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was appointed to coordinate PYM's representation at the 1952 Friends World Conference in Oxford, England. Its purpose was threefold, viz. to distribute Vocation of Friends in the Modern World, to select 50 representatives to the Conference, and to collect donations to defray budget expenses of the Friends World Committee and to supplement travelling expenses of the representatives.

Extent

1 boxes

Language

English

Overview

The Promotion Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was appointed to coordinate PYM's representation at the 1952 Friends World Conference in Oxford, England. Records include applications, financial records, literature relating to the Conference, and other materials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
PHILADELPHIA YEARLY MEETING OF FRIENDS (HICKSITE : 1827-1955). PROMOTION COMMITTEE.
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library