Quaker church buildings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Images, mostly glass slides and oversize images, of Quaker meetinghouses from the US and around the world.
Images such as photographs, drawings, and prints of meetinghouses which are used by meetings that are part of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.