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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-A250
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes; Orthodox men’s minutes; Hicksite women's minutes; Orthodox women’s minutes; First-day School Union records; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers and Elders, Orthodox; Orthodox meeting financial records; minutes of the Abington Visitation Committee; minutes of the Gwynned Visitation Committee; minutes of the...
Dates: 1786-2018

Arch Street Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P455
Scope and Contents Records of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting -- pre-Separation, Orthodox, and post-Reunification -- include: vital records, 1672-2000; men’s minutes, 1682-1978; women’s minutes, 1686-1926; financial records, 1683-1990; trustees’ records, 1683-1970; property records, 1683-1970; property committee records, 1697-1970; committee records, 1711-1970; miscellaneous papers, 1664-1974; Friends Select School records, 1832-1968; records of the Philadelphia Association for the Instruction of Poor Children,...
Dates: 1664-2000

Byberry Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-B900
Scope and Contents

Records include: pre-Separation and Hicksite minutes of the Women's Meeting; minutes of the pre-Separation and Hicksite Ministry & Council committee and its predecessor, the Preparative Meeting of Ministers & Elders; pre-Separation and Hicksite vital records since 1726, including births, deaths, burials, marriage and membership records, certificates of removal, etc. as well as other types of records.

Dates: 1726-2012

Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C405
Scope and Contents

Records of Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends, 1926-91. Includes minutes, 1956-89, and records of the Race Street Forum Committee.

Dates: 1926-2004.

Chester Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C460
Scope and Contents

Records of Chester Quarterly Meeting since 1955. Included are: Minutes 1955-1973 and 1979-1982; Representative Committee minutes, 1965-1973 and 1979-1982; papers of the Committee to Study Quarterly Meeting, also known as the Ad Hoc Committee on Quarterly Meetings, 1964-1965.

Records of the first Chester Quarterly Meeting are described with the records of Concord Quarterly Meeting.

Dates: 1955-1998

Chestnut Hill Meeting of Friends Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C483
Scope and Contents

Records of Chestnut Hill Meeting, 1924-1932, include: joint minutes 1924-1932.

Dates: 1924-1932.

Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of Friends Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C482
Scope and Contents

Records of Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting, 1932-2007, include: burials chart; marriage certificates, 1941-2000; memberships, removals, transfer, 1934-90s; joint minutes, 1932-2007; ministers and elders minutes, 1940-1942, 1953-1973; overseers minutes, 1959-1973.

Dates: 1932-2007

Concord Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-C690
Scope and Contents Records include: minutes of the pre-Separation meeting, 1684-1827; minutes of the Hicksite meeting (1827-1955), the Orthodox meeting (1827-1955), the United meeting (since 1955), the pre-Separation women's meeting (1695-1827), the Hicksite women's meeting (1827-1895), and the Orthodox women's meeting (1827-1919); minutes of the pre-Separation meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1701-1827; the Hicksite meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1827-1918; the Orthodox meeting of Ministers and Elders,...
Dates: 1684-2019

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Fair Hill Burial Ground

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-069
Overview Fair Hill Burial Ground was established on land bequeathed by George Fox in 1690 to Friends in Pennsylvania, including six acres "for a meeting house and school house and a burying place." Part of the land was set aside as a burial ground as early 1707, but there were few interments. In 1830, it was proposed that a burial ground be established for three Hicksite Philadelphia Monthly meetings, Philadelphia, Spruce Street, and Green Street. In 1985, the property was sold to Ephesians Baptist...
Dates: 1705-[ongoing]