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Bliss Forbush Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-043
Overview Bliss Forbush (1896-1987), Quaker educator, administrator, and author, served as the Headmaster of Baltimore Friends School, Chairman of Friends General Conference, and Executive Secretary of Baltimore Monthly Meeting. The collection contains many of his scrapbooks, including “A Forbush Chronicle” is the three volume manuscript 1896-1976, with additions to 1979, of his autobiography. Also in this collection are the manuscripts of Elias Hicks, Quaker Liberal, and A History of Baltimore Yearly...
Dates: circa 1915-1945

Dean Freiday Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-215
Overview

This collection contains the correspondence and writings of Dean Freiday (b. 1915), a Quaker writer and theologian. The papers reflect his wide range of activities in numerous Christian church groups and discussion groups. The correspondence includes leading Friends, such as Arthur Roberts, Douglas Steere, and Larry Miller. His writings on topics specific to the Society of Friends and interfaith issues of ecumenism, ecclesiology, and the sacraments.

Dates: 1956-1999

Friends General Conference Photos

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-084
Overview

Founded in 1900, when Hicksite yearly meetings joined together, the FGC is dedicated to holding annual meetings intended to nurture Quaker faith, practice, and inclusivity. In this collection, dated from 1894 to 1997, the yearly FGC meetings are photographed and presented in loose black and white and color photographs that show conference attendees and locations.

Dates: 1894 - 1997

Friends General Conference Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-025
Overview

Friends General Conference is a Quaker organization in the unprogrammed tradition of the Religious Society of Friends which primarily serves affiliated yearly and monthly meetings. For additional information about Friends General Conference, please consult their web site: http://www.fgcquaker.org/info/

Dates: 1867-2013

Friends Historical Library collection of panoramic photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-172
Overview

This collection includes rolled panoramic photos, mostly Quaker conferences, including New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM), Friends General Conference (FGC), Friends World Conference, Young Friends Conference, and more.

Dates: 1911 - 1967

Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds) Holcombe Diaries

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-063
Overview Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the Boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College. The...
Dates: 1904-1937

Mary R. Hopkins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Overview Mary Hopkins (b. 2928), Quaker social worker, lecturer, and feminist, wrote and spoke on the issue of women in the Quaker faith and community. Much of her research involved ancient religions and the ways that modern women can incorporate these ideas into their spiritual life. Hopkins gave lectures and slide shows to many groups. Her research and lectures led to a video series titled Woman and her Symbols. The collection includes letters and papers relating to...
Dates: 1936-2002

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

Edna Stover Pullinger correspondence on Quaker Hymns

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-102
Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence of Edna Stover in response to her request for information about the origins and copyrights of individual hymns to be used in a new Quaker hymn book. Many of the letters are from the authors, from many different denominations, regarding their personal histories and the history of the hymns.

Dates: 1955-1957

Quaker Lesbian Conference Planning Committee Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-128
Overview The planning committee for the Quaker Lesbian Conference emerged out discussions in the 1970s focused on Quaker gay and lesbian concerns. The first Quaker Lesbian Conference met in 1977 "to provide a loving time and space in which Quakers and others familiar with Quakerism who are lesbian, bi-sexual, or moving towards those identities could meet in a shared environment," according to an early statement. The planning committee organized annual conferences from 1977 to 2009, mostly located in...
Dates: 1977-2009

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Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 2
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1975) 2
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Alaska Yearly Meeting 1
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Bolivian Friends Church 1
Britain Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 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
Dean Freiday (b. 1915-) 1
Deutsche Jahresversammlung (Society of Friends) 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
First Day School General Conference 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Forbush, La Verne, 1894-1990 1
Freedom Friends Church (Salem, Or.) 1
Friends Church Southwest Yearly Meeting 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Publications Committee 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Religious Education Committee 1
Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.) 1
Friends School (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Friends World College 1
Friends World Conference 1
Friends World Conference. Committee on Education 1
Friends' Union for Philanthropic Labor (U.S.) 1
General Conference of Young Friends Associations (U.S.) 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
Hopkins, Mary R., b. 1928 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
Kansas Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
Love Makes a Family Foundation 1
Moore family 1
Multnomah Friends Meeting (Portland, Or.) 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
Nebraska Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
New Zealand Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ) 1
Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church 1
Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1975- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1813-1828) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1921) 1
Oregon Yearly Meeting of Friends Church 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Pullinger, Edna S. 1
Quaker Lesbian Conference. Planning Committee 1
Religious Society of Friends in Ireland 1
Roosevelt University 1
Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital 1
Society of Free Quakers 1
Society of Friends 1
Société religieuse des Amis (Quakers) 1
Southeastern Yearly Meeting 1
Swarthmore Conferences (1896 : Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
Tinker, Bonnie, 1948-2009 1
Watson, Elizabeth G. 1
Watson, George H., 1915- 1
Webb, Eleanor Brooks, 1921-1997 1
Webb, George N. (George Newton), 1920-1996 1
Western Yearly Meeting of Friends (1877- : Plainfield, Ind.) 1
Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 1
Wilmington Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
World Council of Churches 1
World Council of Churches. Commission on Faith and Order 1
Yearly Meeting of Congregational Friends (Waterloo, N.Y.) 1
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