Society of Friends -- Tennessee
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Emlen Family Papers
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849
Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it...
Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting Records
Collection — Othertype SW/SA
Records of the Southern Appalachian Yearly Meeting and Association and many of its constituent members. Includes minutes, membership records, newsletters, committee records, and miscellaneous. Also includes Charleston WV and Swannanoa Valley Meetings, which disaffiliated with SAYMA in 2022 and 2023.
Dates: 1943 - 2022