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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
Overview

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
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview

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
Overview

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

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Meeting for Sufferings (1756-1910), Representative Committee (1828-1995), Interim Meeting (1996-2014), and Continuing Sessions (2015- )

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Phy-040
Scope and Contents Records of Meeting for Sufferings, the Representative Committee, Representative Meeting and Interim Committee include minutes of proceedings, a large collection of supporting reports, and financial information for each session. Its annual reports may be found in the records of the Yearly Meeting as well as in the printed proceedings of each session. Records of smaller committees reporting to these bodies are also described in this finding aid. Larger subcommittees like the Meeting House...
Dates: 1719 - 2022

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Ministry & Care and its predecessors

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Phy-400
Overview

The Meeting on Worship and Ministry is a gathering of Friends in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting concerned with the spiritual life of the Society, which nurtures and assists Monthly Meetings and individuals with their spiritual and worship concerns.

Dates: 1827-1998

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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
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 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
Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Friends Center Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Temperance Association of Philadelphia 2
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
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. Records Committee 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 2
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
Friends Fiduciary Corporation (1920-1975 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Fiduciary Corporation (2001- : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Insurance Group 1
Friends Mediation Service 1
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Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Legislative Letter Writing Campaign 1
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Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Nonviolent Direct Action Committee 1
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Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Public Witness Working Party 1
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Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Subcommittee on Pacifist Principles 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Waging Peace Project 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). War Tax Concerns Subcommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Working Party on Civil Defense 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.). Working Party on Nonviolence 1
Friends Social Union (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Suburban Project 1
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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