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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview

Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Dates: 1828-1842

Abington Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/A200
Identifier: QM-Ph-A200
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Monthly Meeting and its predecessors since 1670. Included of the Pre-Separation and Hicksite records: minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; minutes of the women's meeting; registers of births and deaths; marriage and membership records through the present day; certificates of removal, disownments, etc.; epistles received and other miscellaneous papers. The records of the Orthodox branch of Abington Monthly Meeting...
Dates: 1670-2021

Abington Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/A220
Identifier: QM-Ph-A220
Scope and Contents

The original records of Abington Preparative Meeting -- pre-Separation, Hicksite, and Orthodox -- include minutes of men's, women's and joint business meetings as well as other records. Records of Abington Preparative Meeting include: men's minutes, 1786-1897 (H), 1827-1868 (O); women's minutes, 1787-1893 (H); women's account books, 1834-1874; school fund account books, 1773-1900 (H).

Dates: 1773-1943

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-A250
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes; Orthodox men’s minutes; Hicksite women's minutes; Orthodox women’s minutes; First-day School Union records; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers and Elders, Orthodox; Orthodox meeting financial records; minutes of the Abington Visitation Committee; minutes of the Gwynned Visitation Committee; minutes of the...
Dates: 1786-2018

Aimwell School records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1183
Overview

The Aimwell School in Philadelphia was founded in 1796 by Anne Parrish (1760-1800) for the purpose of providing "a good English education" in the primary and grammar grades for underprivileged girls. It was instituted by the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children and operated under the management of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1796-1935

American Friends Fellowship Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-004
Overview The American Friends Fellowship Council had its origin in the Fellowship Committee of the American Friends Service Committee. Founded in 1933, its primary purpose was to foster an increased interest in Quakerism throughout the United States and to draw all Friends groups into closer sympathy and fellowship. The Fellowship Council merged with the Friends World Committee, American Section, in 1954. The collection includes correspondence and administrative records, minutes, financial...
Dates: 1933-1954

Baltimore Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-By
Scope and Contents The collection contains pre-separation, Orthodox, and Hicksite records of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting. The records of the Stony Run Meeting include pre-separation and Hicksite minutes, committee records, and miscellaneous items from 1677-1967. Minutes included are men's from 1677-1912, and women's from 1790-1899. Memorials, registers, treasurer's accounts, and cash books make up the material covering vital statistics and financial information. Records of the Homewood Meeting are primarily...
Dates: 1677-2020

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview

The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Dates: 2011

Bart Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/B200
Identifier: QM-Ph-B200
Scope and Contents

Records include burials (Bart, Pa.), 1831-1935; chart of marked graves at Bart, 1938; Hicksite minutes of the joint sessions, 1887-1925.

Dates: 1831-1938

Bendersville Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: HV/B/B463
Identifier: QM-B-B463
Scope and Contents

Records of Bendersville Preparative Meeting, 1893-1905, including Men's Minutes, 1893-1903; Property Records, 1905; and Miscellaneous Papers, 1890-1891.

Dates: 1890-1903

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Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 255
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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 3
 
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 96
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 61
Society of Friends -- Delaware 60
Society of Friends -- Maryland 58
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Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 32
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Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 22
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 20
Delaware County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 19
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Montgomery County 19
Quakers -- Social life and customs 15
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 14
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 13
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County 12
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Genealogy 11
Montgomery County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 10
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Society of Friends -- Education 9
Quakers -- History 8
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 8
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Quakers 7
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Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 6
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 6
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diaries 6
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 5
Lancaster County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 5
Quakers -- Diaries 5
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Society of Friends -- History -- Societies, etc. 5
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Columbia County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 4
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Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 4
Schools -- Pennsylvania 4
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 4
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Berks County 4
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Quakers -- Ohio 3
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Lycoming County 3
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Quakertown 3
Society of Friends -- Reunification 3
Society of Friends -- Virginia 3
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 3
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Temperance -- Pennsylvania -- Societies, etc. 3
York County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 3
Youth -- Religious life 3
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 2
Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Centre County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 2
Charities -- Pennsylvania 2
Chester County (Pa.) 2
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 2
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Conflict management 2
Diaries 2
Ercildoun (Pa.) 2
Fox Indians 2
Housing -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 2
Indians of North America -- Missions 2
Indians of North America -- Nebraska 2
Inner cities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Jungian Psychology 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social conditions 2
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Names
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 25
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 25
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 11
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 9
American Friends Service Committee 5
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 4
Westtown Boarding School 4
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
American Young Friends Fellowship 3
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Germantown Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 3
Haverford College 3
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 3
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 3
Muncy Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 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
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 3
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1944) 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
American Friends Fellowship Council 2
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
Ann Arbor Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Ann Arbor, Mich.) 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Black Economic Development Conference 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
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Cheltenham Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 2
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 2
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Cleveland Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Cleveland, Ohio) 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Earlham College 2
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 2
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Emlen family 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Frankford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1805-1827) 2
Frankford Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 2
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 2
Friends Center Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Temperance Association of Philadelphia 2
General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Germantown Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1877-1914) 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.). Fair Hill Friends' Meeting 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1714-1827) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1936) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1936- ) 2
Haverford Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite 1827-1950) 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Kennett Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 2
Kennett Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1904) 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 2
Little Elk Meeting (Society of Friends : Hickory Hill, Pa.) 2
London Grove Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
Marlborough Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Moorestown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1951- ) 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Norristown Preparative Meeting of Friends (1860-1936) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Oxford Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Oxford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Young Friends Movement (1916-1930) 2
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