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Arch Street Meeting House renovations photographs

 Collection — othertype: PA-132
Identifier: SFHL-PA-132
Overview

The Arch Street Meeting House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was designed by Owen Biddle Jr. in 1803 in the Georgian style. It was completed in 1811. This collection contains photographs and negatives from renovations undertaken in 1990-1992 of the roof of the meetinghouse.

Dates: 1990 - 1992

George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-313
Overview

The Burr Collection includes manuscripts which document the Hicksite position during the Separation of 1827/28 in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund. It is directly related to the Southard Papers/RG5/312, which contain a more complete description of the controversy. It also includes Burr's manuscript on the History of the Society of Friends which he compiled for Southard as background in preparing his case representing the Hicksite position.

Dates: 1822 - 1836

Friends Historical Library manuscript epistles collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-006
Overview

The term "epistle" is used to refer to letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to another. Epistles are often used to articulate Quaker doctrine and discipline. This collection of various manuscript (handwritten) epistles was compiled from the Friends Historical Library from different sources.

Dates: 1688 - 1973

George School Collection of Meeting House and George School Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-070
Overview

This collection of photographs was assembled by the George School Archives and transferred to the Friends Historical Library. It consists primarily of photographs of Philadelphia-area Quaker Meeting Houses taken by Gilbert Cope and A.A. Buzby from the 18070s to 1930s. There are also a few photographs by other photographers, photographs of Meeting Houses beyond Philadelphia, and George School graduating classes. George School is a Quaker school in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1870 - 1936

Lippincott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Oral History Among Friends in Chester County (Pa)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-054
Overview

Audio cassettes and some transcripts of interviews with 55 Quakers, chiefly born in Chester County between 1889-1910. Interviews contain largely autobiographical data, as well as information about Quaker life and Chester County in general.

Dates: 1978-1979

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) Records: Young Friends Movement (1912-1930)

 Collection — othertype: HV/Phy/585
Identifier: QM-Phy-585
Scope and Contents Records of the Young Friends Movement (H) at Haverford include the organization's Minutes (1916-1922), Correspondence (1917-1930), Financial Records (1915-1929), Publications (1912-1928), Conference Records (1918-1929) and Special Projects Records (1921-1930) and the minutes and other records of its Central Committee (1916-1929) and Executive Committee (1916-1931). Records of the Movement (H) and Young Friends Committee (O) are located in separate boxes, but under the common...
Dates: 1912-1932

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) Records: Extension Committee (1922-1955)

 Collection — othertype: HV/Phy/573
Identifier: QM-Phy-573
Scope and Contents

Records of Extension Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1921-1953, including Minute Books (1921-1952), Financial Records (1928-1953), Printed Materials (1921-1939) and minutes of the Approach to Public Subcommittee (1921-1927).

Dates: 1921-1952

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) Records: Foreign Missionary Association (1882-1950)

 Collection — othertype: HV/Phy/830
Identifier: QM-Phy-830
Scope and Contents

Records of the Foreign Missionary Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1921-1953, include its Minutes (1882-1921) as well as the records of its Executive Board (1883-1923), International Committee (1918-1924), Young Women's Auxiliary and other Miscellaneous reports and correspondence (1883-1923). Also included are records from the Committee's Branches at Downingtown, Germantown, Haverford, Moorestown, Philadelphia and West Chester Meetings.

Dates: 1882-1923

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) Records: Mission Board (1923-1956)

 Collection — othertype: HV/Phy/836
Identifier: QM-Phy-836
Scope and Contents Records of the Mission Board of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at Haverford include the minutes, financial accounts and other records from the time of the groups inception in 1923 until 1956, as well as those of its branches at Germantown, Haverford and Moorestown Monthly Meetings and other miscellaneous documents, including the extensive diary collection of missionary Edith F. Sharpless, which begins in 1908 but provides a thorough chronicle of her experience with the Mission Board in...
Dates: 1923-1956

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Youth -- Religious life 2
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Society of Friends -- Missions -- Kenya 1
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 1
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Stewardship, Christian 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 23
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 10
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 4
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Japan Committee 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Mission Board 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Germantown Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 2
Moorestown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1951- ) 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1813-1828) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Young Friends Movement (1916-1930) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Young Friends Committee (1925-1930) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. First Day School Association 2
Religious Society of Friends in Ireland 2
Social Order Committee (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Women’s Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Yearly Meeting of Friends, held in Virginia 2
Alaska Yearly Meeting 1
American Young Friends Fellowship 1
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Bansen, Richard P. 1
Black Economic Development Conference 1
Bolivian Friends Church 1
Britain Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Brown, Francis G. 1
Burlington Meeting House, Inc (Organization) 1
Burlington Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1685) 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Buzby , A. Austin 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Caldwell, Samuel D. 1
California Yearly Meeting of Friends Church 1
Canadian Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Central Yearly Meeting 1
Central Yearly Meeting of Friends. Union Quarterly Meeting 1
Congenies Two Months Meeting (Society of Friends : Congenies, France) 1
Cope, Gilbert 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 1
Deutsche Jahresversammlung (Society of Friends) 1
Elkinton family 1
Eves, William 1
Fiduciary Corporation of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Freedom Friends Church (Salem, Or.) 1
Friends Center Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Church Southwest Yearly Meeting 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Fiduciary Corporation (1920-1975 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Fiduciary Corporation (2001- : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends Insurance Group (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.) 1
Friends Temperance Association of Philadelphia 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Horne, Wright 1
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1975) 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
Japan Friends Service Committee 1
Japan Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Jeavons, Thomas 1
Kansas Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
Leonard, Rowland K. 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Mather family 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
Media-Providence Friends School (Media, Pa.) 1
Metropolitan Council of Churches (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Middleton, Nancy 1
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 1
Nebraska Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
New Zealand Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
North Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church 1
Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1975- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 1
Oregon Yearly Meeting of Friends Church 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Budget Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Central Bureau 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Trustees 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Social Order Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Ad Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse. 1
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