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Society of Friends -- Maryland

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Education Committees (1833-1974)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Phy-501
Overview The Committee on Education of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends acts primarily as an advisory and consultative body. It has various funds at its disposal for use in assisting Friends schools and individual Quakers in the Yearly Meeting. An Education Committee was first appointed by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1833 to survey the state of education within its limits. Hicksites and Orthodox Friends subsequently named a sucession of subroups on...
Dates: 1833-1976

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Family Relations Committee (1955-1998)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/574
Identifier: QM-Phy-574
Scope and Contents

Records of PYM's Family Relations Committee at Haverford include the Committee's Minutes (1963-1992), its Financial Records (1987-1994), those pertaining to its Counseling Services (1989-1992) and the Newsletters of its Subcommittee on Lesbian and Gay Concerns (1991-1992).

Dates: 1963-1994

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Field Committee (1981-1998)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/557
Identifier: QM-Phy-557
Scope and Contents

Records of PYM's Field Committee at Haverford include the group's Minutes, Correspondence, Financial Records, Annual Reports and Reports of Visitations and Acclivities of the Field Committee--the development of the handbook and the sponsorship of intervisitation weekends for members of Monthly Meetings.

Dates: 1981-1998

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: First Day School Association

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/579
Identifier: QM-Phy-579
Scope and Contents Records of First Day School Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1833-1956, including Association's Minutes (1862-1930), Minutes of its Executive Committee (1862-1913), Minutes of its Small Executive Committee (1912-1914) and the printed papers, proceedings and reports of its annual meetings (1865-1930). Records germane to the "First Day School Committee", including the Committee's Minutes (1890-1923), Circulating Libraries Records (1893-1901) and...
Dates: 1862-1927

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Conflict Resolution Programs and Friends Suburban Project (1977-1998)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/768
Identifier: QM-Phy-768
Overview Friends Conflict Resolution Programs of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, part of the Friends Suburban Project from 1977 to 1983, began as an attempt to utilize Quaker insights to address and solve disputes in local communities. Initially named the Friends Mediation Service, the Friends Conflict Resolution Programs acquired its current title in 1991. Its mediators work with both Quaker and non-Quaker organizations and communities and have published two manuals, The...
Dates: 1969-1998

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Peace Committee and its predecessors (1891-2015)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/770
Identifier: QM-Phy-770
Overview The Friends Peace Committee (FPC) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was formed in 1933 by the merger of similar committees that had been established in 1892 by the Race Street Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) and in 1916 by the Arch Street Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in Philadelphia. Since 1933, the committee has undergone a series of structural changes, perhaps most strikingly under the direction of Executive Secretary George Hardin from 1949-1973. There are a number of different subcommittees under...
Dates: 1891-2007

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Pension Plan Committee

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/333
Identifier: QM-Phy-333
Overview

The Friends Pension Plan Committee was created in 1958 to oversee the disbursement of the Friends Pension Fund, which provides retirement income to staff of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Friends General Conference, and affiliated meetings and committees. Records consist of meeting minutes, 1977-1990.

Dates: 1977-1990

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