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Friends Historical Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-901
Abstract

The collection contains records of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial statements, information concerning the Conference for Quaker Historians and Archivists, details about various committes within the association, publications and publicity, events, and miscellaneous materials of the Friends Historical Association.

Dates: 1873-2012

Friends' Home for Children

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-086
Abstract 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 Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-031
Abstract

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

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

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

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

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Abstract 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

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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 23
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 20
Quakers -- Social life and customs 15
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 13
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Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 4
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Quakers 4
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Quaker businesspeople 2
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Quakers -- Delaware 2
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Media -- Societies, etc. 2
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 2
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 2
Youth -- Services for 2
account books 2
Adams County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Adult education -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
Agriculture -- Rhode Island 1
American periodicals -- Pennsylvania 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Art and mythology 1
Art, Ancient 1
Astronomical observatories 1
Berks County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Bible -- Publication and distribution -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 1
Bible -- Publication and distribution -- Societies, etc. 1
Boarding schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Brickmaking -- Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) 1
Burial -- Pennsylvania 1
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 1
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 1
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church anniversaries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Church work 1
Church work with immigrants -- Pennsylvania 1
Church work with older people -- Pennsylvania 1
Church work with the poor -- Pennsylvania 1
Community centers -- Pennsylvania 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Dairy farmers -- Pennsylvania 1
Darby (Pa.) -- History 1
Delaware River Valley (N.Y.-Del. and N.J.) -- Brickmaking 1
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Names
Westtown Boarding School 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
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Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 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
Swarthmore College 2
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1944) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
Anna Morris Shinn Maier 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Austin, Ebenezer, d. 1864 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting Of Friends (Nottingham : 1854 1868) 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1815-1827) 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1964) 1
Birmingham Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1956- ) 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Brenholts, Rachel, 1775-1844 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Anna H. (Anna Howland), b. 1843 1
Brinton, Charles, b. 1876 1
Brinton, David, b. 1864 1
Brinton, Elma, b. 1872 1
Brinton, Gulielma C., 1794-1879 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brinton, Jane Smith, b. 1874 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, Susanna, b. 1833 1
Brinton, William, 1785-1878 1
Brinton, William, b. 1869 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 1
Buck, Mattie 1
Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Buffington, Israel 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 1
Campbell, Louise D. 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chase, Abby L. 1
Chase, Anna 1
Chase, Levi 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
Collins, Isaac 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Conrad, Ellwood B. 1
Cook, Martha G. 1
Coope, Benjamin, 1765-1845 1
Coope, Rachel, 1771-1807 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dingee, Jacob, d. 1919 1
Doudna, Louisa M., 1818-1898 1
Downing, Hannah M. 1
Downing, Jane W. 1
Downing, Rebecca S. 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Edith Verlenden Paschall (1881-1961) 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
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