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School of the Spirit Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-127
Overview

The School of the Spirit is a ministry of prayer and teaching under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Worship and Care Standing Committee. Its primary activity is the two-year program, "On Being a Spiritual Nurturer."

Dates: 1990-1998

Edith Forsythe Sharpless papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-161
Overview

This collection includes correspondence from when Edith Forsythe Sharpless was a missionary in Japan, an artbook, a commonplace book, and teaching certificiates, among other materials.

Dates: 1910-1952

Sharpless Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Overview The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow...
Dates: 1792-1892

Sharpless family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-163
Overview

This collection contains materials of the Sharpless family, related to the Anna T. Jeanes and Joseph Jeanes Fund and the George School.

Dates: 1891-1920

Willits Trust records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1243
Overview

The Willits Trust was a Quaker organization dating from the late 19th and early 20th century based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, dedicated to providing religious tracts such as the journal The Africans' Friend to black Americans in the Southern United States and to Liberians. These records consist of correspondence, minutes, financial records, missionary materials, the will of Charles L. Willits, and miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1883-1915

Yearly Meeting Epistles and Extracts

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Identifier: HC.MC-971
Overview

Contemporary copies of epistles and extracts of Yearly Meeting minutes, of Meeting for Sufferings, and of Women Friends, of London, Dublin, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Virginia, Rhode Island from 1698-1944.

Dates: 1668 - 1944

Yearly Meeting Extracts from their Minutes

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Identifier: HC.MC-970
Overview

The collection contains copies of extracts of minutes of meetings within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1732-1799. Topics include church unity and discipline, the growth of Quakerism, slavery, Native Americans, temperance, education, and religious doctrines.

Dates: 1732-1842, 1971

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Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 3
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
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Sharpless family 3
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 2
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Dublin Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
Earlham College 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Haverford College 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 2
London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swarthmore College 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason 1
Bacon family 1
Balderston, Mark 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Brinton family 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1875-1965 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Cheyney State College 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Clarkson, Thomas 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cope, Alfred 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854 1
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Dean, Mary 1
Deer, Ada Elizabeth 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dymond family 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Ely, Ruth 1
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fiduciary Corporation of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Foster, J. J. (Jeremiah J.) 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends Conflict Resolution Programs 1
Friends Fiduciary Corporation (1920-1975 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Friends Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Mediation Service 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friends Suburban Project 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends of Ramallah Friends Meeting (Quakers) 1
Furnas, Elizabeth A. W. (Elizabeth Ann Walter), 1900-1972 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Garrett, John Biddle 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gause family 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Hanna, Benjamin, 1779-1853 1
Harvard Business School 1
Hastings, Faith O. 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hopkins, Mary R., b. 1928 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Hunn family 1
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