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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) Records: Visitation Committee

 Collection — othertype: HV/Phy/111
Identifier: QM-Phy-111
Scope and Contents

Records of the Visitation Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1922-1924.

Dates: 1922-1924

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Ad Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse (1988-1995)

 Collection — othertype: HV/Phy/255
Identifier: QM-Phy-255
Scope and Contents

Records of the Ad-Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse held at Haverford include the group's Minutes (1990-1995), Correspondence (1988-1993), Financial Records (1989-1992), records pertaining to Keast and Hood Engineers (1992-1993) and its Operations and Use Subcommittee (1993-1994).

Dates: 1987-1995

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Ad Hoc Working Party on the Abolition of Torture (1976)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/792
Identifier: QM-Phy-792
Abstract

An Ad Hoc group to investigate the widespread use of torture around the world was appointed after Yearly Meeting in 1975. In 1976, Arthur W. Clark reported on its work and presented a program on Amnesty International. On the suggestion of Kay Camp, Yearly Meeting recommended that Representative Meeting establish a Working Party on the Abolition of Torture.

Dates: 1976

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Administrative Council and its predecessors (including General Secretary Offices)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/325
Identifier: QM-Phy-325
Abstract The administrative structure of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting has been re-worked a number of times. This finding aid describes administrative records and office files, primarily from the early 20th century to the present -- from the time when the Hicksite and Orthodox Yearly Meetings first began to employ paid staff to handle administrative matters. Today these functions are grouped under the auspices of General Services. This finding aid also describes the records of the General...
Dates: 1829-2005

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: AIDS Working Group (1992-2000)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/769
Identifier: QM-Phy-769
Abstract The AIDS Working Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting began in 1992 as a response to the growing severity of the AIDS epidemic. The main focus of the group, organized under the title of "A Quaker Ministry to Persons With AIDS," was to visit those terminally ill with AIDS to provide solace, friendship, and spiritual counseling. The AIDS Working Group also organized the Quaker presence at the Philadelphia AIDS Walk and held retreats and seminars for caregivers of AIDS patients. The group...
Dates: 1991-2000

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Annual Sessions

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Phy-001
Abstract A general meeting for Friends in the Delaware Valley area was first convened at Burlington in 1681. The first general meeting held in Philadelphia was in 1683, and in 1685, it was agreed that the meetings in New Jersey and Pennsylvania should be combined into one yearly meeting with alternate sessions at Philadelphia and at Burlington. The great Separation among Philadelphia Friends into Orthodox and Hicksite branches occurred at the Yearly Meeting of 1827. Through the course of the early...
Dates: 1662 - 2022

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Bequests Committee (1976-2004)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/054
Identifier: QM-Phy-054
Abstract The Committee on Bequests was established by Representative Meeting September 23, 1976 with instructions to review requests for financial aid from three bequests: The Longstreth Fund (given by Emily P. Longstreth), the Troemner Fund (given by S. Edna Troemner), and the Keeney Bequest (given by Virginia Drysdale Keeney), and to recommend such appropriations as seemed best in the Committee's judgment to the Representative Meeting for approval by that body. The committee continues to 2004 under...
Dates: 1979-1992

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Central America Working Group (1985-1996)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/772
Identifier: QM-Phy-772
Abstract The Central America Working Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting began in 1985 under the name "Sanctuary Working Group." In 1986, the group was given over twenty one thousand dollars with which to send volunteers to the American southwestern border to aid refugees. In 1989, the name of the group was changed to the Central America Working Group, and its three main areas of activism became lobbying, education, and refugee assistance. The most recent minute of the group in this collection...
Dates: 1972-1993

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Church Unity Committee (1949-1973)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/715
Identifier: QM-Phy-715
Abstract

The Church Unity Committee was composed of a small group of members-at-large appointed by the Yearly Meeting and those Friends who served "in any official capacity as representatives of this Yearly Meeting on State, National, or World Councils of Churches." It had originally been appointed by the Orthodox branch to coordinate ecumenical contacts. The Committee was laid down by Representative Meeting in 1973.

Dates: 1949-1955

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on Alcohol and Other Drugs and its predecessors (1881-1978)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/750
Identifier: QM-Phy-750
Scope and Contents

Records of the Committee on Alcohol Problems of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and its predecessors, Friends Temperance Committee and the Friends Temperance Association of Philadelphia. Includes minutes, financial records, copies of literature, clippings, and other materials.

Dates: 1881-1968

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 23
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 22
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 4
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 3
Moorestown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1951- ) 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 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
Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Galloway, N.J.) 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Black Economic Development Conference 2
Chesterfield Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Evesham Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1827-1956 : Mount Laurel, N.J.) 2
Evesham Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1827-1970 : Mount Laurel, N.J.) 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
Great Egg Harbor Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
Haddonfield Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1952) 2
Haddonfield Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Lower Mansfield Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox) 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends held at Shrewsbury (Hicksite : 1827-1927) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Burlington Quarterly Meeting of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Haddonfield and Salem Quarterly Meeting 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Abortion Study Group 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Burlington Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 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. Haddonfield Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 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. Records Committee 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 2
Pickard, Irene 2
Pilesgrove Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 2
Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1910 : Rahway, N.J.) 2
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 2
Shrewsbury Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1937-1954 : Shrewsbury, N.J.) 2
Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1855) 2
Simkin, Margaret T. 2
Simkin, Robert L. 2
Social Order Committee (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Upper Evesham Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1827-1956) 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
Alloways Creek Preparative Meeting of Friends 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 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
Atlantic City Friends School (Atlantic City, N.J.) 1
Atlantic City Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1956- 1988) 1
Baily, Sydney 1
Bansen, Richard P. 1
Beede, Willis 1
Binford, Raymond, 1876-1951 1
Bolzau, Dr. Emma 1
Bordentown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1804-1827) 1
Bordentown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1827-1828) 1
Bordentown Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1878) 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 Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1678-1827) 1
Burlington Monthly Meeting of Friends (1827-1959: Rancocas, N.J.) 1
Burlington Monthly Meeting of Friends (1827-1991 : Burlington, N.J.) 1
Burlington Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Burlington Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1685) 1
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