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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Annual Sessions

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Phy-001
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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
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

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 22
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
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 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
American Friends Fellowship Council 2
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
American Young Friends Fellowship 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Black Economic Development Conference 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 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
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 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. Religious Education Committee 2
Pickard, Irene 2
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 2
Simkin, Margaret T. 2
Simkin, Robert L. 2
Social Order Committee (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 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
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
Baily, Sydney 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). -- Nottingham Quarterly Meeting 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). -- Warrington Quarterly Meeting 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. -- Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting (1776-1787) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Nottingham Quarterly Meeting 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Warrington Quarterly Meeting 1
Bansen, Richard P. 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, Francis G., 1917-2012 1
Brown, Levi K. (Levi Kirk), 1814-1899 1
Buchinger, Hans, -1910 1
Burlington Meeting House, Inc (Organization) 1
Burlington Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1685) 1
Burridge, Florence 1
Burridge, Seaton 1
Caldwell, Samuel D. 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clark, Arthur W., 1916-2008 1
Cleveland Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Cleveland, Ohio) 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Committee on the Book of Faith and Practice (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1950-1955) 1
Connecticut Valley Association (Society of Friends) 1
Crauderueff, Michael 1
Cunningham, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Anne), 1934-2020 1
Davidson, Pearl 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Dockhorn, Robert B. 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
Economic Development Fund for Disadvantaged Minority Groups (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Edgerton, Mae 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Elmira Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends: Elmira, N.Y.) 1
Eves, William 1
Fiduciary Corporation of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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