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Quaker church buildings

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Francis R. Bacon (1878-1965) Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-006
Abstract Francis R. Bacon (1878-1965), a birthright Quaker, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Architecture in 1913 and was later Dean of Western Reserve University's School of Architecture. He married Edith Melrose Farquhar in 1915, and in the early 1920's they participated in the AFSC child feeding programs in Germany and Russia. This collection primarily includes correspondence, notes, photographs, and other materials related to Francis R. Bacon's research on 17th...
Dates: 1941-1964

Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting lantern slide collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SFHL-PA-219

This is a collection of glass lantern slides, originally owned by Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (CPMM), and likely compiled by the Philadelphia Young Friends' Association. Most slides depict Quaker meetinghouses, portraits of Quakers, slides of Quaker conferences, or topics relating to Quakerism in the United Kingdom.

Dates: circa 1900-1920

Watson W. Dewees Meeting House Photographs

 Collection — Othertype PA-011
Identifier: SFHL-PA-011

This collection consists of Friends' meeting house photographs taken circa 1905 by Watson Wood Dewees. The meeting houses depicted are located in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Southeastern Ohio, Maryland and Delaware.

Dates: 1905

Friends Historical Library collection of meetinghouse photograph collections

Identifier: SFHL-PA-QMH

Here are listed, in approximate chronological order, collections of photographs of Quaker meetinghouses, stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. The collections were photographed or assembled by various individuals at various times.

Dates: 1800 - 2000

Wayne Bassett Hadley photograph collection

 Collection — Othertype PA-151
Identifier: SFHL-PA-151

Wayne B. Hadley (1926-2001) was a family historian whose particular interest was in Quaker history and genealogy. This collection contains family photographs, both in photo albums and loose, and slides of various meeting houses and residences.

Dates: 1926 - 2001

Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics

Identifier: HC.MC-1168

Theodore Hetzel (1906-1990) was a Quaker professor of engineering at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, whose interests led him to involvement with Native American and Quaker issues. An avid photographer, the materials in this collection are primarily photographic, as well as correspondence and documents.

Dates: 1866-1987; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1987

"Quaker Lines"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-113

Walter J. Homan's pamphlet describing Quaker beliefs includes sections on: Historical Background, George Fox, Membership, Associate Membership vs. Birthright Membership, Organization of the Society of Friends, Quaker Faith, Quaker Practice, and Quakerism as a Way of Life.

Dates: Undated.

Images of Friends Meeting Houses, slides and oversized

Identifier: HC.MC-913

Images, mostly glass slides and oversize images, of Quaker meetinghouses from the US and around the world.

Dates: 1674-1953

Images of US Meetinghouses

Identifier: HC.MC-918

Images such as photographs, drawings, and prints of meetinghouses in the US beyond Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Dates: unknown

Images of U.S. Meetinghouses

Identifier: HC.MC-912

Images such as photographs, drawings, and prints of meetinghouses which are used by meetings that are part of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1879 - 1951; Majority of material found within Most images are undated