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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

Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-016
Overview

The Chester Friends Association was established in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1901 as a society to study Quaker history and literature. This collection contains the record book of Chester Friends Association, a society to study Quaker history and literature. The volume contains minutes, constitution, and by-laws.

Dates: 1901-1931

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Friends Association of Byberry Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
Overview

The Byberry Friends Association was a Quaker group which met monthly in Byberry, Pa, to hear papers on a variety of topics and to discuss issues of the day. This collection contains the records of the Friends Association of Byberry, 1900-1932.

Dates: 1900-1932

Friends Historical Association

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-026
Overview

Friends Historical Association is an organization that promotes research and publication on topics in Quaker history. Membership and editorial offices are located at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges. Minutes of the organization after 1964 are at Haverford College.

Dates: 1942-2001

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

 Collection
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

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

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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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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
American Friends Fellowship Council 2
American Friends Service Committee 2
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
American Young Friends Fellowship 2
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Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Pickard, Irene 2
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 2
Simkin, Margaret T. 2
Simkin, Robert L. 2
Walker, James F., d.1978 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
57th Street Meeting of Friends (Chicago, Ill.) 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
Baily, Sydney 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 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, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Buchinger, Hans, -1910 1
Burridge, Florence 1
Burridge, Seaton 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cleveland Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Cleveland, Ohio) 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Connecticut Valley Association (Society of Friends) 1
Davidson, Pearl 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Davis, Timothy 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
Edgerton, Mae 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Elmira Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends: Elmira, N.Y.) 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Freiday, Dean 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friedrich, Leonhard 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Quaker History 1
Friends Historical Commission 1
Friends Meeting of Ames (Ames, Iowa) 1
Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.) 1
Friends Sesqui-centennial Commission 1
Friends Social Union (Ambler, Pa.) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas 1
Friends World Conference 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gatlinburg Civilian Public Service Monthly Meeting of Friends (Gatlinburg, Tenn.) 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Gillett, Henry T. (Henry Tregelles), d.1955 1
Gillett, Lucy 1
Gillman, Frederick John, 1866-1949 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 1
Hadley, Herbert M. 1
Hartford Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends: West Hartford, Conn.) 1
Hill, Burton S. W. 1
Hodgkin, Erika 1
Hole, Helen G. (Helen Griscom), 1906-1983 1
Honolulu Friends Meeting 1
Howard, Elizabeth Fox, 1873-1957 1
Howson, Grace 1
Hubben, William, 1895-1974 1
Hujer, Karl 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy, 1895-1956 1
Ithaca Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends: Ithaca, N.Y.) 1
Jones, T. Canby (Thomas Canby), 1921-2014 1
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