Society of Friends -- Maryland
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Nonviolence and Children Committee (1970-2015)
Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/771
Overview Since its inception in 1973, the Non-Violence and Children Committee (NVC) has explored the values, skills, and supports which enable children to develop powerful, nonviolent responses to violence. They work with Monthly Meetings, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Friends' and non-Quaker schools, the wider community and within their own committee, to support nonviolent approaches to conflict and differences, and to nurture children in the ways of peacemaking. The committee organizes and often...
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Prison Service Committee (1958-1976)
Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/790
Overview Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Prison Service Committee of Southern New Jersey was organized in the mid 1960s. It focused its activities on the reform of female and juvenile justice. Members of the Committee developed a successful Friendly Visitors Program, staffed by volunteers, and a volunteer Probation Counselor Program. The Committee was also involved in lobbying efforts, maintained a speakers' bureau, and published a newsletter, "No Bars Hold." Records include minutes of the Prison...
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Quaker Fund for Indigenous Communities and its predecessors (Indian Committee, Friendly Association) (1795- )
Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/838
Scope and Contents The records of the Indian Committee include minutes, financial materials, correspondence, reports, journals, scrapbooks, papers, maps, lists, transcripts, miscellaneous projects, published items, film, video and other material. Major topics discussed in the records include Friends' 18th and 19th century visits to various First Nations peoples (Oneida people, Genesanguhta people, Stockbridge people, for example), the settlement at Tunesassa and later boarding school (Friends Indian School),...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1795-2007
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Religious Education Committees
Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/576
Scope and Contents Records of the PYM Religious Education Committee (REC) include the committee's Minutes (1923-1983), Section Minutes (1905-1970), the minutes of its Advisory Committee (1956-1959), Executive Committee (1922-1993), Representative Meeting (1986-1989), and Committee on Worship and Ministry (1984-1987), its Correspondence (1943-1956), Conference Papers (1948-1988), Financial Records (1863-1971) and Publications (1975-2000), among other resource materials and miscellaneous papers. The REC...
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Standing Nominating Committee
Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/110
Scope and Contents Records of Standing Nominating Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting among the "Papers (1950-1951)" described below include minutes from the Committee's annual sessions and lists of officers in other Committees (PYM and a few outside) who are scheduled for new appointments. The Committees included in this collection are the Committee on Arrangements, Friends Council on Education, Committee on Epistles, Extension Committee, Committee on Family Relationships, Friends Committee on...
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Trustees and Friends Fiduciary Corporation
Collection — Multiple Containers
Friends Fiduciary Corporation of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends was created in 1975 by a merger of the Trustees of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the Friends Fiduciary Corporation. The Fiduciary Corporation primarily manages and invests funds entrusted to it by Friends meetings and organizations, which are commingled into a Consolidated Fund.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Women's Problems Group (1917-1969)
Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/821
Scope and Contents
Records of the Women's Problem Group of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1949-1961.
Records of Primitive Friends
Nineteenth and twentieth century records, especially minutes of Primitive Friends (Quakers) in Maryland and Pennsylvania.