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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:

Kendal Residents Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-118
Abstract

Kendal at Longwood is a Quaker-sponsored retirement community located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. The Kendal Residents' Association Collection includes records of the History Committee and copies of the Kendal Reporter.

Dates: 1972-1995

Jesse Kersey papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-199
Identifier: SFHL-SC-199
Abstract

Includes letters, sermons, and manuscript fragments, as well as an 1824 printed epistle from London Yearly Meeting. The papers provide important insight into Kersey's faith and his thoughts on the Separation in the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1824-1841

Lake Erie Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-LE
Abstract

The Lake Erie Yearly Meeting opened on August 31, 1963, as an outgrowth of the Great Lakes Regional Conference, begun in May, 1939, and called Lake Erie Association of Friends Meetings after 1944. Records include minutes and other records of Lake Erie Association, Lake Erie Yearly Meeting, and its constituent monthly meetings.

Dates: 1934 - 2024

Lightfoot Family Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-184
Abstract The Lightfoot family was a Pennsylvania Quaker family descended from Thomas Lightfoot, a Quaker minister who emigrated from Ireland to Kennett Monthly Meeting in 1716 with his family. The collection includes three journals which have been attributed to his grandson Thomas on the basis of contextual detail. These accounts document visits to meetings in the mid Atlantic region, New Jersey to Virginia, from 1757 to 1760. Jacob Lightfoot, a son of Thomas and Sarah Lightfoot, married Mary...
Dates: 1737-ca. 1948

Lippincott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Abstract Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Media-Providence Friends School

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-050
Abstract Media-Providence Friends School was established in 1981 through the merger of two educational institutions, Media Friends' School and Providence Friends School, both located in Media, Pennsylvania. The collection include minutes, financial records, correspondence and other papers, and pictures relating to Media Friends' School (1876-1881), Friends' Select School (Media) which merged with Media Friends' in 1930 (1885-1930), Providence Friends School (1974-1981), and Media-Providence Friends...
Dates: 1881-[ongoing]

Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends Records

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

Records of the Ohio and Indiana Yearly Meetings deposited in the collections of Friends Historical Library. Primarily include those of the Hicksite and Wilburite branches and their predecessors, but some Gurneyite materials are resprented in the collections as well.

Dates: 1755-1956

Parvin Family Genealogical Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-116
Abstract

The Parvin family was a Quaker family of Berks County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains papers of the Parvin and allied Brinton, Kirk, Smith, and Starr families, including list of burials in relocated Friends burying grounds of Exeter Monthly Meeting, and account of families affiliated with Maiden Creek Meeting.

Dates: 1891-1947

Edith Verlenden Paschall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-117
Abstract Edith Verlenden Paschall (1881-1961) was a Quaker genealogist and historian from Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains correspondence, legal papers and marriage certificates (chiefly photocopies), wills, notes, miscellaneous memorabilia, and pictures, collected by Paschall and relating to the Paschall family and other Quaker families. Includes material relating to the history and settlement of Darby, Pa., the development of Darby Monthly Meeting, and historic houses and...
Dates: 1736-1962; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1962

Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-PaPr
Abstract This collection includes the minutes of the Longwood Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends, as well as records of its Financial Association and its Representative Committee. Also included are some minutes of Kennett Monthly Meeting, from which the Longwood meeting split off beginning in the 1840s. There are detailed records of this split, including lists of the members who were disowned from Kennett Monthly Meeting for associating under the name “Progressive Friends.” Minutes and letters...
Dates: 1851 - 1941