Skip to main content

Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Pre-Separation and Hicksite, 1682-1957) Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/P460
Identifier: QM-Ph-P460
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; registers of births and deaths; marriage certificates; membership lists and registers; removals issued and received, and other vital records; women's minutes; ministers and elders' minutes; financial and property papers; minutes and other papers of the Race Street First Day School; records of the Library Association of Friends of Philadelphia; and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1677-1955

Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Spruce Street (1833-1903) Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/S700
Identifier: QM-Ph-S700
Scope and Contents

Records of the Hicksite meeting include: vital records, 1833-1902; minutes, 1833-1903; women's minutes, 1833-1893; ministers and elders' minutes, 1834-1838 and 1845-1897; overseers' minutes, 1852-1871; account books and other financial records, 1834-1904; miscellaneous papers, 1782-1904.

Dates: 1782-1904

Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Western District (1814-1956) Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/Ph/P467
Identifier: QM-Ph-P467
Scope and Contents Records of Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District include: vital records, 1732-1963; men’s minutes, 1814-1955; women’s minutes, 1813-1918; ministers’ and elders’ minutes, 1814-1955; financial records, 1814-1955; property records, 1803-1931; Dorcas Society records: 1867-1973; Twelfth Street First Day school records, 1861-1914; Western District Colored School records, 1848-1919; Richardson-White Trust, 1882-1986; library committee, 1870-1886; overseers’ minutes and...
Dates: 1732-1973

Philadelphia Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/P470
Identifier: QM-Ph-P470
Scope and Contents

Records include: minutes of the Hicksite men's meeting, 1873-1893 and minutes of the Hicksite women's meeting, 1839-1893.

Dates: 1839-1893

Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-P480
Scope and Contents Records of Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting, 1682-1996, include: vital records, 1779-1795; minutes of the Hicksite men's meeting and joint sessions, 1828-1955; men’s minutes and joint, 1682-1996; Hicksite women's meeting minutes, 1828-1905; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1692-1922; minutes of the Hicksite quarterly Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1835-1908; minutes of the Hicksite meeting of Ministry and Counsel, 1908-1949; Hicksite Ministry and Elders' reports, 1829-1873; Orthodox minister’s and...
Dates: 1682-1996

Powelton Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/P650
Identifier: QM-Ph-P650
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes, 1956-1973; miscellaneous records, 1968-1971; and clerk's reports and correspondence, 1957-1973.

Dates: 1956-1973

Quaker Information Center Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-117

The Quaker Information Center was established in 1990 at Friends Center, Philadelphia, Pa., to provide a central, staffed location for the display and sale of published material and dissemination of information about the Society of Friends. Collection includes minutes, annual reports, correspondence, financial records, and other records.

Dates: 1989-2010

Spruce Street Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/S701
Identifier: QM-Ph-S701
Scope and Contents

Records of the Hicksite preparative meeting include: Minutes of the men's meeting and joint sessions, 1867-1894, and minutes of the women's meeting, 1843-1893.

Dates: 1843-1894

Thomas Gilpin Profile Album, approximately 1820-1849

Identifier: SFHL-PA-033C
Abstract This album of profiles was the property of Thomas Gilpin, Quaker manufacturer and author. It contains copies in ink of profiles made by amateur silhouette artist Joseph Sansom about 1790 in Philadelphia of distinquished personages of the day. The sitters include familiar figures such as George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and James Madisonand also important Quakers including William Savery, the Pembertons, George Dillwyn, Miers Fisher, Rebecca Jones, and Nicholas Waln. It is not...
Dates: approximately 1820-1849

Unity Monthly Meeting, Frankford Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/U550
Identifier: QM-Ph-U550
Scope and Contents

Records include: one folder of miscellaneous materials. The bulk of material related to what is now Unity Monthly Meeting is part of the Green Street Monthly Meeting collection from its time under Green Street's care. Additional material is in the Frankford Preparative Meeting collection.

Dates: 1999-2000