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Darlington Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating...
Dates: 1831-2012

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

E. Raymond Wilson papers concerning Five Years Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-148
Abstract

This collection includes papers of E. Raymond Wilson concerning the 1935 Five Years Meeting, and in particular the development of a statement of the Peace testimony. Also included is information on a peace training camp at Quaker Hill, NY, in 1940.

Dates: 1935-1940

Quaker Disciplines

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-005
Overview

The Society of Friends or Quakers (the terms are synonymous) was founded in the middle of the seventeenth century in England by George Fox and others. The Friends Historical Library has collected Quaker disciplines since its founding in 1871. FHL is also the official repository for the records of seven American yearly meetings.

Dates: 1689-2009

Benjamin F. Whitson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-164
Overview Benjamin F. Whitson (1867-1957) of Moylan, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, was a Quaker businessman. Whitson was active in Quaker affairs such as Friends World Conference in 1937 and the Fellowship of Reconciliation, and in Quaker concerns such as peace, temperance, and education. He was the son of Thomas H. and Phebe (Cooper) Whitson, and his family and extended family has deep Quaker associations. Both Benjamin Whitson and his father, were recognized as Quaker ministers and made visits to...
Dates: 1835-1957

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Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
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Deutsche Jahresversammlung (Society of Friends) 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
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Freedom Friends Church (Salem, Or.) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
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Hoag, Huldah, 1762-1850 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
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Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Whitson, Jane Thorp, 1866-1952 1
Whitson, Thomas H., 1829-1907 1
Wilmington Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Woodstown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
Yearly Meeting of Congregational Friends (Waterloo, N.Y.) 1
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