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Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract

This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1812-1831

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

Mary Capper correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-017
Abstract

Transatlantic correspondence between Mary Capper and the Cadbury family in Philadelphia. Letters concern family and spiritual matters. Correspondents include Joel and Caroline Cadbury, and their daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Cadbury.

Dates: 1816-1835

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

Friends Association of Byberry Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
Overview

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' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-084
Overview

The Friends Boarding House Association was incorporated in 1877 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with the purpose of establishing a boarding home for Quakers and others. The Association was dissolved in 1913 with the establishment of a Boarding Home under the care of the Quarterly Meeting. The collection contains records of the Friends Boarding House Association, 1877-1913, including legal papers, minutes and other documents.

Dates: 1877-1913

Friends Central School Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-022
Overview Friends' Central School was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a Quaker secondary school by a Joint Committee of three Hicksite monthly meetings (Society of Friends). It was first located at 4th and Cherry Sts. In 1857, it was moved to 15th and Race Sts., and in 1925, it was moved to its present location in Overbrook, Pa. The current academic program includes grades K-12. The collection contains minutes of the Friends' Central School and Friends' Central School System and related...
Dates: 1844-1951

Friends' Home for Children

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-086
Overview Friends' Home for Children (“Friendly Acres”) was established in 1881 in Philadelphia by Hicksite Quakers. The Home was a residential facility for orphans and other children in need, modeled on a homelike environment rather than the large institutional more typical of the era. The Home was administered by a Board of Managers which originally was composed entirely of members of the Society of Friends. Eventually it became a summer camp, “Camp Sommerdale,” a summer facility for the children....
Dates: 1881-1988

Friends Housing, Inc., Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-030
Overview

This collection contains the records, 1966-1975, of Friends Housing, Inc., a non-profit Quaker organization founded in 1966 to aid in the rehabilitation of low income housing in the Mantua section of Philadelphia, Pa. The records include minutes and reports, correspondence, and related papers.

Dates: 1966-1975

Friends Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-031
Overview

Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia was an organization of Hicksite Quakers in Philadelphia founded in 1869 to solicit donations of money and goods to distribute to the Indian tribes in Nebraska assigned to the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) during the period of Grant's peace policy. The collection includes reports and minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and lists of goods.

Dates: 1869-1875

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Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
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Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Byberry Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
Cadbury, Elizabeth Head, 1768-1851 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1799-1870 1
Capper, Mary, 1795- 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
Denniston, Eleanor Parrish, d. 1931 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Acres Community Services (Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Settlement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Mission No.1 (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Neighborhood Guild 1
Friends Sesqui-centennial Commission 1
Friends Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Central School 1
Friends' Central School System. Executive Committee 1
Friends' Home for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Ingram, William S. 1
Jeanes, Joseph 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 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
Marshall, Wilmer W., 1847-1905 1
Mather family 1
McInnes, Robert K. 1
Mott, Thomas 1
Neall, Daniel, 1784-1846 1
Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women 1
Parrish family 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Perot, T. Morris 1
Philadelphia First Day School Union 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955).Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friends Workcamp Program 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Social Concerns 1
Reckitt family 1
Reckitt, William, 1706-1769 1
Robins, George 1
Scott, Abraham 1
Spring Street Mission (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Spring Street Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
The Shelter (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Truman, Joseph M. 1
Van Hoy, Judy, 1960- 1
Walker family 1
Webb, Samuel 1
Wharton, William, 1830-1907 1
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 1
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