Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Vernon J. Dixon papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of materials associated with Vernon J. Dixon's scholarship. It contains his speeches related to equal opportunity, research notes, honors and awards, correspondence about his scholarly work and work-related trips and printouts of books, and journal articles related to his specialization.
Dates: 1968 - 1995
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) Records: Committee on Economic Problems (1937-1948)
Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/730
The Committee on Economic Problems was appointed in 1937 to cooperate with the Social Order Committee of the Arch Street Yearly Meeting. Clair Wilcox, a Quaker professor of Economics at Swarthmore College was the first Chair. The Committee was interested in a variety of related issues, including industrial relations, unemployment, and economic and social research.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Social Order Committee and its predecessors (1917-1969)
Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/820
Overview A Social Order Committee was established by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1917 to "consider the part which the Religious Society of Friends should take in the present day application of efforts to promote the Kingdom of God on Earth, particularly as it relates to social, political, and industrial conditions." In 1927 it began to more formally cooperate with a similar committee of the Hicksite Yearly Meeting in much of its work; the two shared a Secretary, David S. Richie, after...