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

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

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

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on Racial Concerns (1978-1996)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/801
Identifier: QM-Phy-801
Overview

The Committee on Racial Concerns took up the activities and experience of the Committee on Community Involvement when the latter was laid down at the end of 1978. It operated under the Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns (CC-2) until it was laid down in 1996.

Dates: 1977-91

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on the Civil Rights of Homosexuals (1972-1987)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/725
Identifier: QM-Phy-725
Overview In 1972, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting appointed a Committee on Homosexuality under the Meeting for Social Concerns to work for the assurance of civil rights for homosexuals. In December of 1975, after the Meeting for Social Concerns was laid down and Yearly Meeting restructured, it was decided that there should be a subcommittee of the Family Relations Committee on homosexuality and a Committee for the Civil Rights of Homosexuals under the Testimonies/Concerns section of Yearly Meeting; the...
Dates: 1975-1987

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on the United Nations (1974-2015)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/773
Identifier: QM-Phy-773
Overview The Committee on the United Nations was formed at the beginning of 1974 to “create, among Friends and people within the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting area generally, greater support for the UN and stronger concern for the problems the UN was designed to meet.” It began as a subcommittee of the Peace Committee, but in 1982 was made into a full committee. The committee published a newsletter, made presentations to schools and churches, and sponsored the Model UN Convention for Friends Schools....
Dates: 1974-2001

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Coordinating Committee for Education and Care of Members (1974-1998)

 Collection — othertype: HV/Phy/450
Identifier: QM-Phy-450
Scope and Contents Records of the Coordinating Committee of PYM for Education and Care of Members (CC1) include: Minutes, Correspondence, and other administrative papers (1974-1998). For the most part though, this collection encompasses the records of other committees and groups, some technically under the CC1 umbrella and others not, as they relate to CC1. These records were held by CC1 and are thus kept with the CC1 collection. Groups with records included in the CC1 collection are...
Dates: 1974-1998

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Coordinating Committee for Testimonies & Concerns (1974-1998)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/701
Identifier: QM-Phy-701
Overview In 1974, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was restructured: three Coordinating Committees were each given oversight of the committees and programs under its care. The Coordinating Committee II, more frequently referred to as CC-2, had general responsibility for Testimonies and Concerns. In 1998, a system of standing committees replaced the three Coordinating Committees within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The Peace and Concerns Standing Committee assumed responsibility for many of the programs...
Dates: 1971-2000

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Coordinating Committee on Civil Liberties (1954-1964)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/720
Identifier: QM-Phy-720
Overview

A Coordinating Committee on Civil Liberties was appointed by both PYM in 1954. The following year, the reunited Yearly Meeting approved the creation of a regular Committee on Civil Liberties "to activate anew our ancient testimony."

Dates: 1956-1959

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Discipline Revision Committees (1911-1996)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/025
Identifier: QM-Phy-025
Overview

Records, 1911-1996 of the Faith and Practice Revision Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and its predecessors. Records include revisions to the ?book of discipline,? commonly called Faith and Practice, published in 1913, 1927, 1955, 1972, and 1997.

Dates: 1911-1996

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Drug Concerns Working Group (1998-2001)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/816
Identifier: QM-Phy-816
Overview

The Drug Concerns Working Group, a project of the Peace and Concerns Standing Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, grew out of a committee of the same name appointed by Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1997.

Dates: 1997-2001

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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
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
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Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 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
Black Economic Development Conference 2
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Friends Center Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
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Germantown Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 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
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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
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Social Order Committee (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Women’s Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Bansen, Richard P. 1
Brown, Francis G., 1917-2012 1
Brown, Levi K. (Levi Kirk), 1814-1899 1
Burlington Meeting House, Inc (Organization) 1
Burlington Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1685) 1
Caldwell, Samuel D. 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clark, Arthur W., 1916-2008 1
Committee on the Book of Faith and Practice (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1950-1955) 1
Crauderueff, Michael 1
Cunningham, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Anne), 1934-2020 1
Dockhorn, Robert B. 1
Economic Development Fund for Disadvantaged Minority Groups (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Eves, William 1
Fiduciary Corporation of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Conflict Resolution Programs 1
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Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Insurance Group 1
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Friends Social Union (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Friends Temperance Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends World Conference, 3rd (1952) (Oxford, England) 1
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
Griest, Jesse W., 1837-1885 1
Horne, Wright 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Japan Friends Service Committee 1
Japan Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jeavons, Thomas 1
Joint Committee on Organic Union (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Joint Committee on a Common Book of Discipline, Faith and Practice (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Joint Committee on the Revision of Queries (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Jones, Wilmot 1
Kennett Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Kennett Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 1
Kennett Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox) 1
Kent, May Day 1
Leonard, Rowland K. 1
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 1
Metropolitan Council of Churches (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Middleton, Nancy 1
Mullen, Phillip W. 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newark Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1686-1760) 1
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