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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

Lewis Benson papers addition

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1290
Overview

The Lewis Benson papers addition comprises many additions of materials to his original collection (HC.MC.1162). The collection is composed primarily of correspondence, Benson's writings, materials on fellowships Benson was involved with, and resources he may have used in his writings.

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

Byberry Hall Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-012
Overview

Byberry Hall Association was organized in 1854 when the citizens of Byberry township and vicinity decided to form a company for the purpose of erecting a building where residents could meet to hear lectures, hold elections, etc. This collection contains the records of the Byberry Hall Association, 1847-1981. It includes the secretary's book containing minutes (1854-1905); account books, deeds and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1847-1981

Byberry Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/B900
Identifier: QM-Ph-B900
Scope and Contents

Records include: pre-Separation and Hicksite minutes of the Women's Meeting; minutes of the pre-Separation and Hicksite Ministry & Council committee and its predecessor, the Preparative Meeting of Ministers & Elders; pre-Separation and Hicksite vital records since 1726, including births, deaths, burials, marriage and membership records, certificates of removal, etc. as well as other types of records.

Dates: 1726 - 2017

Byberry School Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview

The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1837-1844

Central Soup Society

 Collection
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

Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting (1933- ) Records

 Collection — othertype: HV/Ph/C482
Identifier: QM-Ph-C482
Scope and Contents

Records of Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting, 1932-2007, include: burials chart; marriage certificates, 1941-2000; memberships, removals, transfer, 1934-90s; joint minutes, 1932-2007; ministers and elders minutes, 1940-1942, 1953-1973; overseers minutes, 1959-1973.

Dates: 1932-2007

Earnest Workers records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-062
Overview

This collection is comprised of the minutes and annual reports for the Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.

Dates: 1901-1904

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 12
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Genealogy 11
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Philadelphia (Pa.) 7
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Quakers -- Social life and customs 7
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 6
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 5
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Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
Quaker women 3
Quakers 3
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Society of Friends -- History 2
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Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
diaries 2
letters (correspondence) 2
Abolitionists 1
African American youth -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
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Church work with African Americans 1
Church work with prostitutes 1
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 1
Civic leaders -- Pennsylvania 1
Civil rights movements -- Pennsylvania 1
Civil rights workers -- Pennsylvania 1
Conservative Quakers 1
Declaration of Intention (Petition) 1
Diaries 1
Education -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 1
Epidemics -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Evangelical Quakers 1
Food relief -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Horticulture -- Pennsylvania 1
Housing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Housing rehabilitation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Indians, treatment of 1
Jewish women 1
Land titles -- Pennsylvania 1
Land use -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Levittown (N.Y.) -- History 1
Literature -- Societies, etc. 1
Low-income housing -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Lynching 1
Mantua (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 1
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Pageants 1
Peace -- Posters -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Benson, Lewis 2
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Fox, George 2
Frankford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1805-1827) 2
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Frankford Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 2
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Germantown Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1877-1914) 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friends Workcamp Program 2
Van Hoy, Judy, 1960- 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 1
Byberry Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969) 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Beliefs into Actions Program 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Friends Chester Project 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Green Circle Program 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
Cunningham, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Anne), 1934-2020 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Earlham College 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Eyre family 1
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Eyre, William, 1804-1885 1
Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird, 1893-1965 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Frankford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox) 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Germantown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox) 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Fair Hill Friends' Meeting 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Girard Avenue Indulged Meeting 1
Green Street Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1815-1900 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Ingram, William S. 1
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 1
Jeanes, Joseph 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 1
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
Kenyatta, Muhammed, d. 1992 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Leidy, Joseph 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Mather family 1
McInnes, Robert K. 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Margaret Hill 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
Morton, Mary Robinson, 1757-1829 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
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