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Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract

This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1812-1831

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Margaret H. Collins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-266
Overview

Margaret Hill Collins, a member of the Society of Friends, was an advocate for integrated housing in the Philadelphia suburbs. These papers include her writings and poetry, personal correspondence, and the records of the Community Support Corporation. The latter was a small nonprofit that remodeled and resold homes in low income communities in Delaware County, Pa. It was established in the mid 1970s and was headquartered on Jackson Street in Media.

Dates: 1932-2006

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract

This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.

Dates: 1834-1854

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

New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults Committee on Ways and Means minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-214
Abstract

The volume contains the minutes of the Ways and Means Committee of the New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults, 1816-1817, and a list of subscribers. Typed synopsis included.

Dates: 1816-1817

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Overview Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...
Dates: 1770-1967

Partnership for Productivity Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-102
Overview Contains the records, 1968-1987, of Partnership for Productivity, a Quaker-sponsored program in overseas economic development, created to advise small business ventures primarily in African countries. Founded in 1969 by David H. Scull with an initial project in Western Kenya, it was designed to provide capital for loans or investments combined with management counsel and personal supervision through its two organs, the Partnership for Productivity Foundation/USA, Inc., and the Partnership...
Dates: 1968-1990

David S. and Mary W. Richie Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-264
Overview

David S. Richie (1908-2005) spent his life devoted to public service, particularly in the areas of work camps and cooperatives. A birthright Quaker, he served as Secretary of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Social Order Committee from 1939–1973 and was president of the Board of Friends Housing, Inc. He also was involved with the American Friends Service Committee and other organizations. These papers are divided into correspondence, writings, and topical files as assembled by Richie.

Dates: 1935-2005

Howard Haines Turner Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-210
Overview

Howard Haines Turner (1909-1996) was a Quaker economist and educator who was active in a variety of social concerns, particularly in improving the justice system. He also had a lifelong interest in cooperative communities and worked in South Vietnam under the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).

Dates: 1927-1995

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Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
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Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
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Friends General Conference (U.S.). Publications Committee 1
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Friends' Union for Philanthropic Labor (U.S.) 1
General Conference of Young Friends Associations (U.S.) 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hall, Mazie B., 1902-2006 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
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Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
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Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults. Committee on Ways and Means 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
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Partnership for Productivity Service Foundation--Kenya 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Economic Problems 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Social Order Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Richie, David S., 1908- 1
Richie, Mary Wright, 1906-1977 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Scull, David Hutchinson, 1914-1983 1
Smiley, A. Keith (Albert Keith), 1910-2001 1
Smith, Hilda Worthington, 1888-1984 1
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