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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Women's Problems Group (1917-1969)

Identifier: QM-Phy-821

Scope and Contents

Records of the Women's Problem Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1949-1961.


  • Creation: 1949-1961


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

The Women's Problem Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was begun in 1917 as a subcommittee of the pre-existing Social Order Committee. By 1927, the group was acting independently under PYM and had focused its concerns and efforts around issues of household assistance, racial understanding, experimental religious education, employment and labor.


0.25 linear ft.

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Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


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