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The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.
This collection is comprised of the minutes and annual reports for the Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.
Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. was a teacher and a bookkeeper for the Leigh Navigation Company. The majority of entries detail family news, Quaker meetings, Elfreth's work with the Leigh Navigation Company, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community,
Handwritten records related to the establishment of the Friends Burial Ground in Philadelphia.
The collection contains records of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial statements, information concerning the Conference for Quaker Historians and Archivists, details about various committes within the association, publications and publicity, events, and miscellaneous materials of the Friends Historical Association.
This collection is composed of one original book and a set of photocopied indices. The book is handwritten, and along with the genealogy includes many glued in photos, newspaper obituaries, and several genealogies or family trees of Leeds families. The set of indices is presented as an index for the family genealogy, and was compiled in 1947 by Morris Leeds.
The commonplace book of the Morris family includes copied extracts from the journals of Margaret Morris, which include a description of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, as well as copied poems, letters written by Mary Morris and Richard Hill Morris, and a clipped illustration depicting early settlers.
This collection is comprised of the single volume of the minutes of the Sixth and Noble streets association, hosted at the North House, a Quaker center in Philadelphia during the 19th and early 20th century.
This collection is comprised of a single folder of miscellaneous papers related to the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The collection includes three handwritten pages of journal fragments, a handwritten interview with George Keith, as reported to PYM (1692), a photocopy and typed transcript of the PYM Declaration of Beliefs, three handwritten pages of minutes for the PYM Meeting for Suffering, and a typed informal report concerning Emergency Service Work (1917).
- Quakers -- History 8
- Quakers 7
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 4
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 4
- diaries 4
- Quakers -- Diaries 3
- Society of Friends -- Education 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- Cemeteries 1
- Education -- United States 1
- Humanitarianism 1
- Pennsylvania -- Politics and Government -- 1865-1950 1
- Quaker women 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Religion -- Study and teaching 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
- Yellow fever 1
- biographies (documents) 1
- commonplace books 1
- correspondence 1
- genealogies (histories) 1
- manuscripts (documents) 1
- minutes (administrative records) 1
- photographs 1 ∧ less
- Haverford College 2
- Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
- Bronner, Edward 1
- Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
- Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
- Cherry, Charles L. 1
- Conard family 1
- Curtis, Barbara 1
- Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
- Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
- Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
- Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
- Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
- Leeds family 1
- Leeds, Morris Evans 1
- Maule family 1
- Morris family 1
- Morris, Margaret Hill 1
- North House 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 1
- Rhoads, William Gibbons 1
- Riley, Lyman W. 1
- Robinson, Jo Ann 1
- Scull family 1 ∧ less