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Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Abstract

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Association of Byberry Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
Abstract

The Byberry Friends Association was a Quaker group which met monthly in Byberry, Pa, to hear papers on a variety of topics and to discuss issues of the day. This collection contains the records of the Friends Association of Byberry, 1900-1932.

Dates: 1900-1932

Friends General Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-025
Abstract

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

Friends Historical Association

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-026
Abstract

Friends Historical Association is an organization that promotes research and publication on topics in Quaker history. Membership and editorial offices are located at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges. Minutes of the organization after 1964 are at Haverford College.

Dates: 1942-2001

Friends Historical Library subject reference files

 Collection — othertype: PG-6
Identifier: SFHL-PG-6
Abstract

PG6 Subject Reference Files consists primarily of pamphlets, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and other materials (mostly secondary source), collected at various times from various sources, and organized by topic.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2020

Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-037
Abstract

The Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission was an organization involved with coordinating Quaker activities relating to the sesquicentennial celebration of the American Revolution in 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection contains a minute book containing committee and treasurer's reports, registration books, printed material and other records.

Dates: 1925-1926

Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-038
Abstract

Friends Social Union was a Hicksite Quaker social club established in 1907 in Ambler, Pennsylvania. The collection contains minutes, 1907 1924.

Dates: 1907-1924

Larry Gara Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

William I. Hull Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Abstract William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

Samuel M. Janney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Abstract Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
Swarthmore College 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
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Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
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Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Atlanta Friends Meeting. Social Concerns Committee 1
Atlanta Sanctuary Committee 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 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
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carroll, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lane) 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Cary, John R. 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
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Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Crowley family 1
Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Cummings, Carol R. (Carol Riemer), 1936-2006 1
Cummings, Frank E., Quaker 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Davidson, Carlisle G. 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Elgon Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Kenya) 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evangelical Friends Association 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
First Day School General Conference 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends : U.S.). Peace Board 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
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