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Friends Instruction Association records

 Collection — othertype: RG4-028
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-028
Abstract Contains the records of the Friends Instruction Association including minutes and financial records, receipts from stores, and published bylaws. Friends Instruction Association was organized in 1873 by Philadelphia Quaker women as A Mothers Meeting. Originally part of the Penn Sewing School, the group incorporated in 1876 as Friends Instruction Association. Philadelphia Monthly Meeting provided a meeting space in the Race Street meeting house. Its purpose was...
Dates: 1843-1894

Friends Neighborhood Guild

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-035
Abstract

Friends Neighborhood Guild is a social welfare agency established by Hicksite Quakers in 1879 to serve the Poplar section of North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It began as a volunteer organization for immigrant children and evolved into a settlement house and community center. This collection primarily contains early records of Friends Neighborhood Guild, and also the records of two related Quaker societies, the Friendly Settlement Association and the Spring Street Mission.

Dates: 1880-1962

Friends Reading Circle of Media

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-070
Abstract

Friends Reading Circle of Media was a Quaker book group established in 1877 in Media, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of discussing Quaker and other religious writings and as a social gathering for Friends. This collection contains its minutes, 1877-1891. Also included are minutes of the Friends Reading Circle for the Northern District, 1875-1876, whose secretary, Elton B. Gifford, moved to the Media area in 1877.

Dates: 1877-1891

Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission

 Collection
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

Fussell-Lewis Family Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-045
Identifier: SFHL-SC-045
Abstract This collection includes the papers and correspondence of the Fussell and Lewis famlies. The latter relate primarily family and local news. Of particular interest are several letters by Graceanna Lewis denouncing slavery, an account of the response in New York Yearly Meeting to the disownment of Isaac T. Hopper, and correspondence relating an encounter with the Seneca Indians. Other letters include those written to Mariann Lewis by friends from Kimberton Boarding School, some of which relate...
Dates: 1836-1938-bulk 1836-1866

Gettysburg Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/B/G4
Identifier: QM-B-G4
Scope and Contents

The Gettysburg Monthly Meeting collection consists of digital minutes of the monthly meeting for business, compiled by the clerk into one combined file for each year, 2015-2021, plus some digital minutes deposited by BYM for 2011-2012 along with some reports sent to the Yearly meeting. Digital files are accessible to TriCollege accounts or on-campus users.

Dates: 2011 - 2021

Grandom Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-040
Abstract The Grandom Institution was a charity established in 1841 through the will of Hartt Grandom, a Philadelphia Quaker, to provide fuel, clothing, and financial assistance to poor Philadelphians. The collection contains minutes, reports, legal, and financial records, as well as similar records of two affiliated but independent organizations, the Fuel Savings Society of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Soup House and records pertaining to the William Keinath Fund, an...
Dates: 1765-1971

Grant family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-273
Identifier: SFHL-SC-273
Abstract Mary Lukens, a birthright member of Abington Monthly Meeting, acknowledged marrying out of unity in 1801 and remained a member of the Society of Friends. Her husband, William Grant (d. 1849) became a member of Abington Monthly Meeting in 1811, and in 1818 the couple requested membership for their four children: Gulielma, Lukens, Mary, and John M. Grant. Their daughter Jane L. Grant, was born 1817, a birthright member of Abington Monthly Meeting. The family affiliated with the Hicksite branch...
Dates: 1813-1847

Anna Bassett Griscom Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-053
Abstract Anna Bassett Griscom (Elkinton) (1889-1974) was a prominent American Quaker active in the peace movement. She served as Executive Secretary of the Friends General Conference, chairman of a committee to organize the Friends World Conference held at Swarthmore College in 1937, chairman of the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and was a founder of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. She married J. Passmore Elkinton in 1931. The collection includes correspondence, speeches...
Dates: ca. 1914-1962

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 142
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 92
Quakers -- Social life and customs 46
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 35
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diaries 13
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Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 4
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 4
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Seneca Indians 4
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African American children -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
African Americans -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
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Antislavery movements 3
Antislavery movements -- United States 3
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 3
Education -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 3
Indians of North America -- New York (State) 3
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
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Poor -- Services for 3
Quaker farmers 3
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Quakers -- United States 3
Quakers -- Virginia 3
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 3
Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 3
Society of Friends -- Discipline 3
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 3
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Names
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 9
Swarthmore College 9
Westtown Boarding School 8
American Friends Service Committee 7
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 5
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George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 5
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 5
Penn, William, 1644-1718 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 5
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Foulke family 3
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 3
Haverford College 3
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 3
Hunn family 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Mather family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 3
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Schofield, Martha 3
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 3
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 3
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 3
Sharpless family 3
Smedley family 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 2
Alsop family 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Brinton family 2
Bye, Mary, 1913- 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Eaton, Robert Whittington 2
Elkinton family 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 2
Friends Freedmen's Association 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Hunn, John, 1818-1894 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Jeanes, Anna T. (Anna Thomas), 1822-1907 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
Kite family 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Paschall family 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Plymouth Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 2
Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 2
Rathbone, William, 1757-1809 2
Richard Humphreys Foundation 2
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
School of the Spirit (Society of Friends) 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Sharon Female Academy (Darby, Pa. : Township) 2
Smith, Samuel, ca. 1738-1817 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Thornton, James, 1727-1794 2
Truman, George 2
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 2
Walton family 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
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