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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.
Dates: 1828-1842

Abington Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A200
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Hicksite monthly meetings, since 1670. Included are: minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; minutes of the women's meeting; registers of births and deaths; marriage and membership records; certificates of removal, disownments, etc.; epistles received and other miscellaneous papers. Records of the Orthodox Abington Monthly Meeting include: membership, 1827-1886; removals, 1828-1921;...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1670-2017

Abington Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A220
Scope and Contents The original records of Abington Preparative Meeting -- pre-Separation, Hicksite, and Orthodox -- include minutes of men's, women's and joint business meetings as well as other records. Records of Abington Preparative Meeting include: men's minutes, 1786-1897 (H), 1827-1868 (O); women's minutes, 1787-1893 (H); women's account books, 1834-1874; school fund account books, 1773-1900 (H).
Dates: 1773-1943

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A250
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes; Orthodox men’s minutes; Hicksite women's minutes; Orthodox women’s minutes; First-day School Union records; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers and Elders, Orthodox; Orthodox meeting financial records; minutes of the Abington Visitation Committee; minutes of the Gwynned Visitation Committee; minutes of the Visitation...
Dates: 1786-2018

Abortion Study Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-710
Overview The Abortion Study Group was formed by the Family Relations Committee to discuss the Yearly Meeting's position on abortion issues. It met monthly for two years, and wrote position papers supporting the pro-life and pro-choice points of view. Records include minutes, reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1981-82

Ad Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-255
Scope and Contents Records of the Ad-Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse held at Haverford include the group's Minutes (1990-1995), Correspondence (1988-1993), Financial Records (1989-1992), records pertaining to Keast and Hood Engineers (1992-1993) and its Operations and Use Subcommittee (1993-1994).
Dates: 1987-1995

AIDS Working Group Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-769
Overview The AIDS Working Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting began in 1992 as a response to the growing severity of the AIDS epidemic. The main focus of the group, organized under the title of "A Quaker Ministry to Persons With AIDS," was to visit those terminally ill with AIDS to provide solace, friendship, and spiritual counseling. The AIDS Working Group also organized the Quaker presence at the Philadelphia AIDS Walk and held retreats and seminars for caregivers of AIDS patients. The group was...
Dates: 1991-2000

Aimwell School records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1183
Overview The Aimwell School in Philadelphia was founded in 1796 by Anne Parrish (1760-1800) for the purpose of providing "a good English education" in the "primary and grammar grades" for poor girls. It was instituted by the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children and operated under the management of the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1796-1935

American Friends Fellowship Council Records

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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 statements,...
Dates: 1933-1954

Annual Sessions of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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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 20th...
Dates: 1662-2013.

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Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 253
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 94
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 61
Society of Friends -- Delaware 60
Society of Friends -- Maryland 58
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Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 33
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 20
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Quakers -- Social life and customs 15
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diaries 6
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Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 5
Quakers -- Diaries 5
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Society of Friends -- History -- Societies, etc. 5
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 4
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Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 3
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Kennett Square 3
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Lycoming County 3
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Quakertown 3
Society of Friends -- Reunification 3
Society of Friends -- Virginia 3
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 3
Temperance -- Pennsylvania -- Societies, etc. 3
York County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 3
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Adams County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 2
Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
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Charities -- Pennsylvania 2
Chester County (Pa.) 2
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Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 2
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Conservative Quakers 2
Ercildoun (Pa.) 2
Fox Indians 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 2
Indians of North America -- Missions 2
Indians of North America -- Nebraska 2
Jungian Psychology 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) 2
Primitive Quakers 2
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Quaker businesspeople 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 25
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 24
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 11
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 9
American Friends Service Committee 5
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 4
Westtown Boarding School 4
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
American Young Friends Fellowship 3
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1936) 3
Haverford College 3
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 3
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 3
Muncy Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 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
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 3
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1944) 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
American Friends Fellowship Council 2
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Black Economic Development Conference 2
Brinton family 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 2
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 2
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Cheltenham Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 2
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 2
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.) 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends 2
Earlham College 2
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 2
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Emlen family 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Friendly Acres (Secane, Pa.) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends Temperance Association of Philadelphia 2
General Meeting of Men and Women Primitive Friends of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Germantown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 2
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1714-1827) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1936) 2
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1936- ) 2
Haverford Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite 1827-1950) 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Kennett Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) 2
Kennett Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1904) 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Lightfoot, Thomas, 1821-1896 2
Marlborough Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Moorestown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1951- ) 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Norristown Preparative Meeting of Friends (1860-1936) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Young Friends Movement (1916-1930) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1827- 1955). Sub-committee on Indian Concerns 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee (1916-1933) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Young Friends Committee (1925-1930) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Abortion Study Group 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Chester Quarterly Meeting (1955- ) 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. Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns 2
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