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Pemberton Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-039
Abstract The collection contains primarily family correspondence of the three Pemberton brothers -- Israel, James, and John, prominent members of the Society of Friends in Philadelphia who were exiled to Virginia during the Revolutionary War for their pacifism. It also includes a small number of correspondence from Edward Stabler and Alexander White, an account on the life of James Pemberton, and the will of his wife, Phebe Lewis Pemberton. Topics include the Pembertons' exile to Winchester, Va.,...
Dates: 1756-1812

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Joint Committee on the Religious Life of Our Society (1944-1950)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/507
Identifier: QM-Phy-507
Abstract

In 3mo 1944, Rufus Jones published an article, "Are We Ready," in Friends Intelligencer. In response to his concern for deepening the spiritual life of the Religious Society of Friends, members of both the Race Street and Arch Street Philadelphia Yearly Meetings gathered six months later in the meeting house at 15th and Race Streets. Records include minutes, correspondence, and publications.

Dates: 1944-1950

Richard Price correspondence with John Watson

 Collection — othertype: SC-254
Identifier: SFHL-SC-254
Abstract Richard Price's letters to fellow Hicksite Quaker John Watson provide a rich account of the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation with references and comments on many of the personalities involved: Elias Hicks, William Wharton, Jonathan Evans, as well as visiting Quaker ministers including George Truman, Lucretia Mott, Ann Jones, Mary and Susan Cox, and Martha Smith. Price also wrote a detailed account of the Proceedings of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1848. The collection contains a small number...
Dates: 1826-1867-1826-1848 (bulk)

Caleb B. Cope Primitive Friends papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-156
Identifier: SFHL-SC-156
Abstract

Journal of Caleb B. Cope, documenting a religious visit to England in 1876 in the company of Daniel Koll, a Quaker minister of the Primitive Friends. Fritchley Meeting served as their base. Also includes a transcript of the journal and a photocopycopy of the deed for the North Dartmouth Monthly Meeting meeting house, 1850.

Dates: 1850-1876

Some memorandum of the proceedings of the Select Preparative and Monthly Meeting of Jericho, in the case of Anne Willis, Thomas Willis, and Phebe Willis,

 Collection — othertype: SC-219
Identifier: SFHL-SC-219
Abstract

This volume contains two copies in the same hand of the account of the charge against Anne, Thomas, and Phebe Willis before Jericho Preparative and Monthly Meetings and their defense of their views; the first version includes a copy of the essay written and signed in their defense, and the second version omits the essay but includes more detail about Elias Hicks' remarks.

Dates: circa 1828

Public Friends manuscripts collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-045
Abstract While the Society of Friends is a "ministry of all believers," historically certain members have been recognized for their spiritual gifts. Those who undertake to travel and preach with the approbation of their home meeting are known as Public Friends. Especially in the 17th, 18th, and 19th century, traveling ministers served a key role in forming Quaker social and theological networks, fostering unity within the Society of Friends, and providing spiritual enrichment to Quakers across the...
Dates: 1656 - 1899

Purdy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-243
Abstract The collection contains account books, financial papers, family correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of William Purdy, a New York Quaker preacher, and his family. He was a member of Amawalk Monthly Meeting, attending Croton preparative and worship meetings, and traveled in the ministry, leaving an undated record of the Friends and meetings that he visited. Purdy was donated money, land, and labor towards building a new bridge and school house in Cortlandt. Collection also includes...
Dates: 1801-2004

Quaker Disciplines

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-005
Abstract

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: 1689-2018

William Reckitt papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-105
Identifier: SFHL-SC-105
Abstract

This collection includes photographic copies of letters regarding his travels in the ministry, family birth certificates, and a list of ship stores. Also included is a letter from John Pemberton, relating family news and giving an account of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1756-1831

Records of Primitive Friends

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1145
Abstract

Nineteenth and twentieth century records, especially minutes of Primitive Friends (Quakers) in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1832-1922

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Whaling -- Massachusetts 2
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Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
letters (correspondence) 2
Abolitionists 1
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Names
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 7
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 6
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
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Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 4
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 3
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 3
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 3
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 3
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 3
Hunn family 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 3
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 3
Mott, James, 1788-1868 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 3
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 3
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Poole, William, 1764-1829 3
Truman, George 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 2
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 2
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 2
Fothergill, Samuel 2
Fox, George 2
Fritchley Monthly Meeting of Friends (England) 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Hallock family 2
Hunn, John, 1818-1894 2
Hunt, John, 1740-1824 2
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1975) 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 2
Judge, Hugh, 1750?-1834 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Mather family 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 2
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 2
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless family 2
Simpson, John, 1739-1811 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Western Yearly Meeting of Friends (1877- : Plainfield, Ind.) 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Alaska Yearly Meeting 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Alsop family 1
Alsop, Ann, b. 1774 1
Alsop, Hannah, d. 1820 1
Alsop, Othniel, 1770-1836 1
Alsop, Robert, 1777-1850 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Benson, Lewis 1
Blunston family 1
Bolivian Friends Church 1
Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Brenholts, Rachel, 1775-1844 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
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