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Society of Friends -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

T. Canby Jones Collected Papers

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Jones, T. Canby
Abstract

Collection includes biographical material, printed copies of selected writings of T. Canby Jones.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

 Collection — Othertype RG5-298
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-298
Abstract

George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.

Dates: 1825-1861

Media Friends' Association minutes

 Collection — Othertype RG4-085
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-085
Abstract

Media Friends Association, a Quaker study and social group, was established in 1894 in Media, Pennsylvania, by members of Providence Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). The goal of the Association was to further discussion and knowledge of the history and testimonies of Friends, and the meetings, which included reports, papers, and readings, were open to all who were interested. The collection contains one volume of minutes, with constitution and by-laws included.

Dates: 1894-1925

James Pepple. A People Called Quakers exhibition photographs

 Collection — Othertype PA-093
Identifier: SFHL-PA-093
Abstract

These photograph document the opening of New York Yearly Meeting's exhibition "A People called Quakers," held in Nassau County Museums in 1987. There are pictures of attendees as well as the exhibit content. The photographs were taken by James (Jim) Peppler.

Dates: 1987

Friends Historical Library Quaker meeting reference files

 Collection — Othertype PG-1
Identifier: SFHL-PG-1
Abstract PG6 Quaker meeting reference files consists primarily of publications by and about Quaker meetings and committees, including pamphlets, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and other materials (mostly secondary source), collected at various times from various sources, and organized by meeting. It also includes directories (including lists of Quaker member organizations and individual Quakers) and epistles (letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2020

Charles Roberts letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-02-001
Abstract

This collection contains two letterbooks of Charles Roberts spanning the years 1890 to 1901.

Dates: 1890-1901

Trenton Friends Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-064
Abstract

The Trenton Friends Association was formed in 1892 in Trenton, New Jersey, to promote “a thorough knowledge of the history and testimonies of the Society of Friends.” Meetings were held monthly, except in the summer, in the Trenton Friends meeting house. Papers were presented on a variety of topics. The collection contains minutes, constitution and bylaws, and manuscripts of papers read at meetings.

Dates: 1892-1908

Vaux collection of correspondence, documents and graphics

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1167
Abstract

The collection provides insights into several issues important within the history of Quakerism, such as the abolition of slavery, education and Native American rights, as well as graphics depicting American travel views, Native American sites, Haverford College, Quaker individuals and places associated with Quakers.

Dates: 1659-1978

Samuel Wetherill Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-257
Abstract Samuel Wetherill (1736-1816), a Philadelphia manufacturer of cloth, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, was a birthright Quaker born in Burlington, N.J. During the Revolutionary War, he actively supported the military effort and was disowned from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1779. In 1781, he, along with other disowned Quakers, founded an independent Quaker meeting, called the Society of Free Quakers. This collection contains correspondence primarily from another group of disowned Quakers...
Dates: 1780-1816