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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Friends Association of Byberry Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-019
Abstract

The Byberry Friends Association was a Quaker group which met monthly in Byberry, Pa, to hear papers on a variety of topics and to discuss issues of the day. This collection contains the records of the Friends Association of Byberry, 1900-1932.

Dates: 1900-1932

Friends Neighborhood Guild

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-035
Abstract

Friends Neighborhood Guild is a social welfare agency established by Hicksite Quakers in 1879 to serve the Poplar section of North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It began as a volunteer organization for immigrant children and evolved into a settlement house and community center. This collection primarily contains early records of Friends Neighborhood Guild, and also the records of two related Quaker societies, the Friendly Settlement Association and the Spring Street Mission.

Dates: 1880-1962

Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-037
Abstract

The Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission was an organization involved with coordinating Quaker activities relating to the sesquicentennial celebration of the American Revolution in 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection contains a minute book containing committee and treasurer's reports, registration books, printed material and other records.

Dates: 1925-1926

Germantown Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/Ph/G300
Identifier: QM-Ph-G300
Scope and Contents Records of Germantown Monthly meeting, 1900-2002, include: vital records, 1900-2002; men’s minutes, 1906-1978; women’s minutes, 1906-1918; ministers’ and elders’ minutes, 1907-1954; financial records, 1907-1968; property records, 1945-1970s; assistance committee contributions, 1957-1962; Germantown Friends School Committee minutes, 1899-1997; library committee account books, 1945-1965; overseers’ minutes, 1907-1976; religious education committee notebooks; sewing group garment work record,...
Dates: 1906-2006

Germantown Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-G310
Scope and Contents Records include: Minutes of the pre-Separation and Orthodox men's meeting and later of joint sessions with women, 1756-1939; Hicksite men's minutes, 1877-1914; pre-Separation and Orthodox women's meeting minutes, 1784-1917; Hicksite women's minutes, 1877-1880; Orthodox account books 1739-1812, 1832-1938; Hicksite account books,1877-1914; Orthodox receipt books, 1859-1895; Orthodox membership, 1799-1843; Hicksite membership, 1807-1812, 1888-1911; Orthodox women's records, 1862-1902; building...
Dates: 1705-1956

Green Street Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-G700
Abstract

Records of Green Street Monthly Meeting (1775-2016) and its assorted subordinate meetings and organizations, including Greene Street Friends School and Fair Hill Meeting House and Burial Ground.

Dates: 1689 - 2016

Green Street Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/G710
Identifier: QM-Ph-G710
Scope and Contents

Records of Green Street Preparative Meeting, 1814-1914, as follows: minutes of the Hicksite men's meeting and joint sessions, 1814-1846, 1850-1858,1875-1914, 1846-1850; Hicksite women's meeting minutes, 1814-1827 and 1828-1902; Hicksite treasurer's book, 1849-1912; Hicksite school committee minutes, 1865-1877, 1884-1892, 1892-1904.

Dates: 1814-1914

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

Wilmer W. Marshall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-213
Abstract Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane Marshall and a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby. The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil...
Dates: 1859-1889

Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Arch Street Friends) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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