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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Peace Committee and its predecessors (1891-2015)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/770
Identifier: QM-Phy-770
Abstract The Friends Peace Committee (FPC) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was formed in 1933 by the merger of similar committees that had been established in 1892 by the Race Street Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) and in 1916 by the Arch Street Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in Philadelphia. Since 1933, the committee has undergone a series of structural changes, perhaps most strikingly under the direction of Executive Secretary George Hardin from 1949-1973. There are a number of different subcommittees under...
Dates: 1891-2007

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Pension Plan Committee

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/333
Identifier: QM-Phy-333
Abstract

The Friends Pension Plan Committee was created in 1958 to oversee the disbursement of the Friends Pension Fund, which provides retirement income to staff of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Friends General Conference, and affiliated meetings and committees. Records consist of meeting minutes, 1977-1990.

Dates: 1977-1990

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Temperance Association (1880-1949)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/749
Identifier: QM-Phy-749
Scope and Contents

Records of the Friends Temperence Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1883-1943, include those of its Main Committee (1925-1939) and Executive Committee (1881-1925), as well as other Miscellaneous Papers (1893-1921) and its publication, "The Outlook" (1892-1898). Additional materials in the QM-Phy-750 collection which includes the successor temperance and alcohol problem committees.

Dates: 1881-1943

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends' Workcamp Program (1942-2015)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/774
Identifier: QM-Phy-774
Abstract

The Weekend Workcamps Program originated on the eve of World War II. It provides volunteers and opportunity to work in an inner city community, interact with neighbors, and dialog on peace and justice issues. Today the Friends' Workcamp Program operates under the auspices of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Standing Committee on Peace and Concerns. Records include minutes, reports, project files, correspondence, and other records from 1942 to the present.

Dates: 1942-2015

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Joint Committee on Cooperation between Arch Street and Race Street (1930-1955)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/364
Identifier: QM-Phy-364
Abstract In 5mo 1930, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) appointed a committee "for the development of closer cooperation between Arch Street and Race Street Yearly Meetings, and to consider also whether the time of our Yearly Meeting might be changes so that the sessions of the two Meetings would at least in part overlap." Includes records of this Committee, 1930-1935. Of particular interest are surveys of cooperation between the two Philadelphia Quaker bodies to that point, as well as histories...
Dates: 1930-1935

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Joint Committee on Indian Affairs and its predecessors (1795-1892)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/780
Identifier: QM-Phy-780
Abstract Records of the Joint Committee on Indian Affairs, and its predecessor, the Indian Committee (1837-1850) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite). Also includes the letter books of John Saunders of Philadelphia, Secretary of the Joint Committee, and correspondence of Barclay White, Jesse W. Griest, Thomas Lightfoot, Samuel M. Janney, Levi K. Brown, Samuel Jeanes, and Albert Lamborn Green. Reports include information about the Senecas, the Otos and the Otoe Agency, the Santees and the Santee...
Dates: 1838-1901

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Joint Committee on the Religious Life of Our Society (1944-1950)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/507
Identifier: QM-Phy-507
Abstract

In 3mo 1944, Rufus Jones published an article, "Are We Ready," in Friends Intelligencer. In response to his concern for deepening the spiritual life of the Religious Society of Friends, members of both the Race Street and Arch Street Philadelphia Yearly Meetings gathered six months later in the meeting house at 15th and Race Streets. Records include minutes, correspondence, and publications.

Dates: 1944-1950

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Library Services Group

 Collection — othertype: HV/Phy/558
Identifier: QM-Phy-558
Scope and Contents The records of PYM's Library Services Group at Haverford include the body's extensive collection of Minutes, as well as the records of its Bookmobile Program, its International Book Project, its Soviet Project, and those of the related Book Service Committee and Lending Sub-committee. At the time of this recording, some materials remain outside of the two boxes in Lockwood Annex, bound among 9 folders. Their locations below will read "1250/Lockwood/Library Services Group/Un-Boxed...
Dates: 1971-2002

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Meeting for Social Concerns (1969-1974)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/758
Identifier: QM-Phy-758
Abstract

The Meeting for Social Concerns began as the Committee for Social Concerns with a deliberately loose structure and open membership. It assumed direction of numerous social action committees within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. After the Meeting for Social Concerns was laid down in 1974, these committees were placed under Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns (CCII).

Dates: 1958-1980

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 22
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 22
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 4
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Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Japan Committee 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Mission Board 3
American Friends Fellowship Council 2
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
American Young Friends Fellowship 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Black Economic Development Conference 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Friends Center Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 2
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Temperance Association of Philadelphia 2
Germantown Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Moorestown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1951- ) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Abortion Study Group 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Alcohol and Other Drugs 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Community Involvement 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Criminal Justice 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Social Concerns 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. First Day School Association 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friends Pension Plan Committee 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Prison Service Committee of Southern New Jersey 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 2
Pickard, Irene 2
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 2
Simkin, Margaret T. 2
Simkin, Robert L. 2
Social Order Committee (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Walker, James F., d.1978 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Women’s Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
57th Street Meeting of Friends (Chicago, Ill.) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Ann Arbor Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Ann Arbor, Mich.) 1
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Atlanta Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Baily, Sydney 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). -- Nottingham Quarterly Meeting 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). -- Warrington Quarterly Meeting 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. -- Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting (1776-1787) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Nottingham Quarterly Meeting 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Warrington Quarterly Meeting 1
Bansen, Richard P. 1
Beede, Willis 1
Binford, Raymond, 1876-1951 1
Bolzau, Dr. Emma 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brown, Francis G., 1917-2012 1
Brown, Levi K. (Levi Kirk), 1814-1899 1
Buchinger, Hans, -1910 1
Burlington Meeting House, Inc (Organization) 1
Burlington Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1685) 1
Burridge, Florence 1
Burridge, Seaton 1
Caldwell, Samuel D. 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clark, Arthur W., 1916-2008 1
Cleveland Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Cleveland, Ohio) 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Committee on the Book of Faith and Practice (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1950-1955) 1
Connecticut Valley Association (Society of Friends) 1
Crauderueff, Michael 1
Cunningham, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Anne), 1934-2020 1
Davidson, Pearl 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Dockhorn, Robert B. 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Durham Monthly Meeting of Friends (Durham, N.C.) 1
Earlham College 1
Eaton, Emily, 1874- 1
Eaton, Horace Ainsworth, 1871-1958 1
Economic Development Fund for Disadvantaged Minority Groups (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Edgerton, Mae 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Elmira Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends: Elmira, N.Y.) 1
Eves, William 1
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