Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
George Fox Club of Philadelphia records
Collection — Othertype SC-188
Overview The George Fox Club was organized in 1918 by a group of Quaker men in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to express support for the war effort. The small collection includes a brief typed history (carbon copy) of the organization; two copies of the Articles of Association of the George Fox Club of Philadelphia, one edited; and copies of Advices for Friends and Statement of Loyalty. Also a printed correction/addendum in which Friends added their names in support and one member announced that his...
Northern Friends Peace Board Collected Records
Collection — Othertype CDG-B
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Northern Friends Peace Board
This collection includes minutes of meetings (1915-1917), annual reports, releases, pamphlets.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1915-1982
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Peace Committee and its predecessors (1891-2015)
Collection — Othertype SW/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...
Elizabeth Sellers Papers
Collection — Othertype SC-115
This collection consists of documents relating to the withdrawal of Elizabeth Sellers from the Society of Friends and her subsequent disownment. Included is a letter from to Darby Monthly Meeting explaining her reasons for leaving the Society of Friends. In the letter she accuses Quakers of failing to take action on issues of temperance, pacifism, and abolition. Also included are genealogical notes on the Sellers family.
Dates: 1845-1851 & n.d
Society of Friends Collected Peace Materials
The material in this collection was gathered from various sources and reflects an eclectic mix of writings by and about Quakers in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Society of Friends collected peace materials : [microform]
Collection — Othertype Reel 83.1
Abstract Bulk of the collection is in printed or mimeographed form, with some typed or photocopied items also present. Included are pamphlets, tracts, leaflets, articles and reprints, reports, speeches, statements, form letters, announcements and papers relating to conferences and other meetings, and clippings. The collection was microfilmed in 1979. In 2003, a large amount of material duplicated elsewhere in the Peace Collection was removed, so that the material in the boxes no longer corresponds to...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1827-1983