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Ozone Club records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-055
Abstract The Ozone Club was a golf association for Quaker men in the Philadelphia area. It was established in 1901 and included in its membership the presidents of Swarthmore College and prominent Quakers. The Niblick Club which was set-off from the Ozone Club in the 1920s, also was a men's golf association with Quaker membership. The Ozone Club records include minute books, correspondence and miscellaneous papers. A small amount of records from the Niblick Club is also included with the collection,...
Dates: 1901-2001

Pennsylvania Hall Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-074
Abstract The Pennsylvania Hall Association was a stockholders association formed in 1837 to erect a building in Philadelphia dedicated “to Liberty and the Rights of Man.” Many of the primary movers behind the Association were Quakers involved in the anti-slavery movement. The building was opened on May 14, 1838, and, as a symbol of the abolitionist movement, was destroyed by an angry mob on May 17, 1838. This collection contains minutes of the Board of Managers of the Association, 1838-1847,...
Dates: 1837-1899 (bulk 1837-1849)

Philadelphia Quaker Women

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-057
Abstract

Philadelphia Quaker Women was a organization, informal in structure and membership, which worked with the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends to address the concerns of women. It was laid down in 1970. This collection contains minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous material, 1961-1971.

Dates: 1961-1971

Young Friends' Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-058
Abstract

Philadelphia Young Friends' Association was a Hicksite organization established in 1888 for educational and social purposes. The Young Friends Association established and operated The Whittier, a hotel and social center in Philadelphia. The name of the Association was changed in 1957 to The Whittier Association. The collection contains minutes, financial records, correspondence, and other records.

Dates: 1888-1976

William Webb Price Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-126
Abstract

William Webb Price (1892-1961) was a Quaker architect, teacher, and actor, of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly letters written by Price to his family while serving with Friends War Victims Relief Committee in France during and shortly after World War I; together with reports, financial papers, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Quaker reconstruction activities in France.

Dates: 1917-1923

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Abstract Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds...
Dates: 1860-1957

Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-043
Abstract

Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys was founded in 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as the Home for Destitute Colored Children, a Hicksite Quaker women's charity which provided shelter and education for black children (generally boys) and then placed them with private families. The Home built a new facility in Cheyney, Pa, in 1922, and the name was changed to Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys in 1945. The collection contains minutes, financial and legal records, and reports.

Dates: 1855-1956

The Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-053
Abstract

This Hicksite Quaker women's charity was organized in 1844 and incorporated in 1856. Its mission was to provide employment in sewing for poor women. Lucretia Mott served as president until 1866. The Association went out of existence in 1926. The collection contains legal documents, financial records, membership list (1849-1872), reports, correspondence, and related papers.

Dates: 1841-1929

Union Lyceum (Montgomery Co., Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-065
Abstract

The Union Lyceum, established 1875, was a literary society whose membership consisted primarily of members of the Society of Friends in the Ambler and Gwynedd area of Montgomery County, Pa. The records contain minutes 1875-1900 (gap 1891-1900) and the 25th Anniversary Program.

Dates: 1875-1900

Young Friends' Association (Kennett Square, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-076
Abstract

Young Friends' Association (Kennett Square, Pa.), a Quaker social and study group, was established in 1892 in Kennett Square, Pa. This collection contains the constitution and minutes, 1892-1905, in one bound volume.

Dates: 1892-1905

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Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Beaver Valley General Hospital (New Brighton, Pa.) 1
Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Benezet House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
District Nurse Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Earlham College 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 1
Freedmen's Friend (Cambria, Va.) 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Acres Community Services (Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Settlement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Association for the Care and Protection of Children (West Chester, Pa.) 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends Mission No.1 (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Neighborhood Guild 1
Friends Reading Circle for the Northern District (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Reading Circle of Media (Pa.) 1
Friends Shelter for Girls 1
Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.) 1
Friends Social Union (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends World Conference. Committee on Education 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Home for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Guilford College 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 1
Hadley, Alice Paxson 1
Haverford College 1
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Howard Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Locust Street Mission Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Media Friends' Association (Media, Pa.) 1
Moon family 1
Moore family 1
Mott, Thomas 1
Neall, Daniel, 1784-1846 1
Niblick Club 1
Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women 1
Novelty (Club : Lansdowne, Pa.) 1
Ozone Golf Club 1
Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia First Day School Union 1
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Young Friends' Association 1
Price, William Webb, 1892-1961 1
Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 1
Shoemaker family 1
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
Shoemaker, Thomas (Thomas Howard), 1851-1936 1
Smedley family 1
Spring Street Mission (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Spring Street Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Sunnycrest Farm for Negro Boys (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
The Whittier Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Thread and Needle Society 1
Truman, Joseph M. 1
Union Lyceum (Montgomery County, Pa.) 1
Webb, Samuel 1
Whittier (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Young Friends' Association (Kennett Square, Pa.) 1
Young Friends' Association (West Chester, Pa.) 1
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