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Friends Neighborhood Guild

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-035
Overview

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

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-070
Overview

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

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-037
Overview

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.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-038
Overview

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

Dates: 1907-1924

Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG1
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it...
Dates: 1933-2010

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

Mary R. Hopkins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Overview Mary Hopkins (b. 2928), Quaker social worker, lecturer, and feminist, wrote and spoke on the issue of women in the Quaker faith and community. Much of her research involved ancient religions and the ways that modern women can incorporate these ideas into their spiritual life. Hopkins gave lectures and slide shows to many groups. Her research and lectures led to a video series titled Woman and her Symbols. The collection includes letters and papers relating to...
Dates: 1936-2002

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents...
Dates: 1755-1833

Perry and Rebecca John Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-236
Overview Rebecca (Underwood) John and her husband, Perry John, were ministers in the Society of Friends, members of Roaring Creek Monthly Meeting, and worshipped in the Quaker meeting house at Bear Gap (Shamokin), Pennsylvania. The bulk of this collection is correspondence, primarily from the 1840s through the 1850s. It includes some letters between Rebecca and Perry John, but the collection also includes letters received by the couple from relatives and friends. Many of the letters relate to...
Dates: 1805-1873

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

 Collection — othertype: RG5-298
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-298
Overview

George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.

Dates: 1825-1861

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American Friends Service Committee 4
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Westtown Boarding School 4
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 3
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 3
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
American Friends Fellowship Council 2
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
American Young Friends Fellowship 2
Brinton family 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 2
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Pickard, Irene 2
Providence Monthly Meeting of Friends (Providence, R.I.) 2
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 2
Simkin, Margaret T. 2
Simkin, Robert L. 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Walker, James F., d.1978 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
57th Street Meeting of Friends (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1944) 1
Ambler family 1
Ann Arbor Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Ann Arbor, Mich.) 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Atlanta Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Austin, Ebenezer, d. 1864 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Baily, Sydney 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting Of Friends (Nottingham : 1854 1868) 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Beaumont family 1
Beede, Willis 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Binford, Raymond, 1876-1951 1
Bolzau, Dr. Emma 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Brenholts, Rachel, 1775-1844 1
Brinton, Anna H. (Anna Howland), b. 1843 1
Brinton, Charles, b. 1876 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, David, b. 1864 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Elma, b. 1872 1
Brinton, Gulielma C., 1794-1879 1
Brinton, Jane Smith, b. 1874 1
Brinton, Susanna, b. 1833 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Brinton, William, 1785-1878 1
Brinton, William, b. 1869 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Buchinger, Hans, -1910 1
Buck, Mattie 1
Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Buffington, Israel 1
Burridge, Florence 1
Burridge, Seaton 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Campbell, Louise D. 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chase, Abby L. 1
Chase, Anna 1
Chase, Levi 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cleveland Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Cleveland, Ohio) 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference on the Nature and Laws of Our Spiritual Life 1
Connecticut Valley Association (Society of Friends) 1
Conrad, Ellwood B. 1
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