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Benezet House Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-010
Overview The Benezet House Association, Philadelphia, Pa., was formed in 1917 to assist and educate the City's poor African American and immigrant residents. It was created by the merger of the Joseph Sturge Mission School, a First Day school for African Americans founded in 1865; Anthony Benezet School, founded in 1795 as the School for Black People and their Descendants (also known as the Raspberry Street School); and Western District Colored School, founded 1848 under the care of Twelfth Street...
Dates: 1846-1945

Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1162
Overview

The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.

Dates: 1932-1986

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

Carman family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-230
Identifier: SFHL-SC-230
Abstract The collections contain journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous Quaker papers. A small journal kept by Thomas Carman, 1864 and 1867, describes his travels which included upstate New York, Baltimore, and Richmond (where he attended general Quaker meetings and visited African American services). Also a photocopy of a journal kept by Catharine Williams, describing a trip to Iowa in 1864 where she attended Yearly Meeting. Correspondents include Benjamin Angell, Edward Dorland, George M....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1894

Catholic Worker Movement Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Catholic Worker Movement
Abstract

Primarily printed materials; includes form letters from Dorothy Day; leaflets, serials, and pamphlets; one folder each about the Catholic Worker Movement in Des Moines, IA and Philadelphia PA.

Dates: 1936-

Central American Sanctuary Alliance Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Central American Sanctuary Alliance
Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, financial records, leaflets and flyers, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1990-1994

Central Soup Society

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-100
Overview The Central Soup Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was incorporated on March 6, 1861, with the charitable purpose of distributing soup and other food to the poor and needy during the inclement seasons. The organization was founded by Hicksite Quakers and continued to serve the people of Philadelphia throughout the 20th century. It survives at the turn of the 21st century as a foundation. Records of the Central Soup Society; includes financial records, minutes, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1860-1968

Community of Christ Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-273
Overview

The Community of Christ was established in 1965 as a progressive, ecumenical community committed to the city and rooted in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1965-2016

Friends Boarding Home of Bucks Quarterly Meeting Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-020
Overview

Friends Boarding Home of Bucks Quarterly Meeting, a Quaker boarding home for the aged in Newtown. Pennsylvania, was opened in 1897 and incorporated in 1899. In 1900 it moved to a new building erected on Congress Street, with funds given by Edward M. Paxson in memory of his parents. Friends' Village was opened in 1981. The records include correspondence, minute books, constitution and legal papers, reports, and other papers.

Dates: 1896-2013

Friends Boarding Home of the Burlington Quarterly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-089
Overview The Friends Boarding House in Trenton, New Jersey, was established in 1898 by the Burlington Quarterly Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite). Its purpose was to provide an inexpensive, permanent home for aging Quakers and others. The Friends Boarding House in Trenton, New Jersey was laid down by the Quarterly Meeting in 1985. This collection contains the records of the Friends Boarding Home, established by the Burlington Quarter. It includes Board minutes, financial records, and...
Dates: 1898-1985

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 33
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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 4
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Society of Friends -- Charities 11
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 9
Quakers -- Social life and customs 8
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 8
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 7
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Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 7
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 6
Indians of North America -- Missions 6
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 6
Church work with older people -- Society of Friends 5
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 5
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 5
Church work -- Society of Friends 4
Church work with refugees -- Society of Friends 4
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 4
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Society of Friends -- Maryland 4
Society of Friends -- Nebraska 4
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Abolitionists 3
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Quaker women 3
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 3
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 2
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 2
Charities -- New York (State) -- New York 2
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Church controversies -- Society of Friends 2
Church work -- Southern States 2
Church work with African Americans 2
Church work with immigrants -- Pennsylvania 2
Church work with prisoners -- Society of Friends 2
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Indians of North America 2
Indians of North America -- Nebraska 2
Indians, treatment of 2
Old age homes -- Pennsylvania 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) 2
Poor -- Services for -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 2
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
Prison reformers 2
Prison reformers -- United States 2
Quaker authors 2
Quaker prison reformers 2
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Quakers -- Education 2
Quakers -- Family relationships 2
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Society of Friends -- History 2
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Society of Friends -- Sermons 2
Society of Friends -- Testimonies and concerns 2
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 2
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Visitations (Church work) -- Society of Friends 2
diaries 2
African American youth -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York 1
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Agriculture -- Maryland 1
American poetry -- Quaker authors 1
Antislavery movements 1
Antislavery movements -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
Austria -- History -- 1938–1945 1
Authors and publishers -- United States 1
Baltimore (Md.) -- Quakers 1
Capital punishment 1
Catholic Worker Movement 1
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 1
Charities -- Maryland -- Baltimore 1
Charities -- United States 1
Church -- Apostolicity 1
Church and social problems -- Catholic Church -- History -- Sources 1
Church committees -- Society of Friends 1
Church work 1
Church work -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church work -- Washington (D.C.) 1
Church work with Indians 1
Church work with gays -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with older people -- Pennsylvania 1
Church work with older people -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church work with prisoners 1
Church work with prisoners -- United States 1
Church work with prostitutes 1
Church work with refugees -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 2
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 2
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Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 2
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 2
American Friends Service Committee. Refugee Section 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Atkinson, Lydia T. (Lydia Townsend), 1843-1901 1
Attica Prison 1
Attica Prison Friends Meeting (Attica, N.Y.) 1
Auburn Prison 1
Auburn Prison Friends Meeting (Auburn, N.Y.) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Benson, Lewis 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, John W., 1835-1916 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, David Wesley 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
Central American Sanctuary Alliance of Delaware County (Delaware County, Pa.) 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Clausen, Russell 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Community of Christ (Washington, D.C.) 1
Concord Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
Corson, Eric 1
Crauderueff, Michael 1
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 1
Dean, Nora Thompson 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Fox, George 1
Friendly Settlement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Boarding Home of the Bucks Quarterly Meeting (Newtown, Pa.) 1
Friends Boarding Home of the Burlington Quarterly Meeting 1
Friends Mission No.1 (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Neighborhood Guild 1
Friends Village (Newtown, Pa.) 1
Friends' Boarding Home of the Concord Quarterly Meeting 1
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Employment Society (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends' Social Union (New York, N.Y.) 1
Garrett, Martha H., 1839-1927 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hoag, Enoch, 1812-1884 1
Hollander, Leonore Beatrice, 1906-2003 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Horton, Kay 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Ingram, William S. 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Jeanes, Joseph 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Kent, May Day 1
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