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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on Race Relations and its predecessors (1919-1970)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/800
Identifier: QM-Phy-800
Abstract

Records, 1921-1969, of the Race Relations Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its predecessors, the Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921), Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929), and the Joint Committee on Race Relations(1929-1955).

Dates: 1921-1969

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on Racial Concerns (1978-1996)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/801
Identifier: QM-Phy-801
Abstract

The Committee on Racial Concerns took up the activities and experience of the Committee on Community Involvement when the latter was laid down at the end of 1978. It operated under the Coordinating Committee for Testimonies and Concerns (CC-2) until it was laid down in 1996.

Dates: 1977-91

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on the Civil Rights of Homosexuals (1972-1987)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/725
Identifier: QM-Phy-725
Abstract In 1972, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting appointed a Committee on Homosexuality under the Meeting for Social Concerns to work for the assurance of civil rights for homosexuals. In December of 1975, after the Meeting for Social Concerns was laid down and Yearly Meeting restructured, it was decided that there should be a subcommittee of the Family Relations Committee on homosexuality and a Committee for the Civil Rights of Homosexuals under the Testimonies/Concerns section of Yearly Meeting; the...
Dates: 1975-1987

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on the United Nations (1974-2015)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/773
Identifier: QM-Phy-773
Abstract The Committee on the United Nations was formed at the beginning of 1974 to “create, among Friends and people within the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting area generally, greater support for the UN and stronger concern for the problems the UN was designed to meet.” It began as a subcommittee of the Peace Committee, but in 1982 was made into a full committee. The committee published a newsletter, made presentations to schools and churches, and sponsored the Model UN Convention for Friends Schools....
Dates: 1974-2001

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Coordinating Committee for Education and Care of Members (1974-1998)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/450
Identifier: QM-Phy-450
Scope and Contents Records of the Coordinating Committee of PYM for Education and Care of Members (CC1) include: Minutes, Correspondence, and other administrative papers (1974-1998). For the most part though, this collection encompasses the records of other committees and groups, some technically under the CC1 umbrella and others not, as they relate to CC1. These records were held by CC1 and are thus kept with the CC1 collection. Groups with records included in the CC1 collection are...
Dates: 1974-1998

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Coordinating Committee for Testimonies & Concerns (1974-1998)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/701
Identifier: QM-Phy-701
Abstract In 1974, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was restructured: three Coordinating Committees were each given oversight of the committees and programs under its care. The Coordinating Committee II, more frequently referred to as CC-2, had general responsibility for Testimonies and Concerns. In 1998, a system of standing committees replaced the three Coordinating Committees within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The Peace and Concerns Standing Committee assumed responsibility for many of the programs...
Dates: 1971-2000

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Coordinating Committee on Civil Liberties (1954-1964)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/720
Identifier: QM-Phy-720
Abstract

A Coordinating Committee on Civil Liberties was appointed by both PYM in 1954. The following year, the reunited Yearly Meeting approved the creation of a regular Committee on Civil Liberties "to activate anew our ancient testimony."

Dates: 1956-1959

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Discipline Revision Committees (1911-1996)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/025
Identifier: QM-Phy-025
Abstract

Records, 1911-1996 of the Faith and Practice Revision Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and its predecessors. Records include revisions to the ?book of discipline,? commonly called Faith and Practice, published in 1913, 1927, 1955, 1972, and 1997.

Dates: 1911-1996

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Drug Concerns Working Group (1998-2001)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/816
Identifier: QM-Phy-816
Abstract

The Drug Concerns Working Group, a project of the Peace and Concerns Standing Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, grew out of a committee of the same name appointed by Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1997.

Dates: 1997-2001

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Economic Development Fund for Disadvantaged Minority Groups (Working Party on Racism) (1970-1976)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/735
Identifier: QM-Phy-735
Abstract The 1970 Working Party was appointed in the spring of 1970 to examine racism within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The Working Party issued a Preamble in June which in turn was the impetus for the establishment of the Economic Development Fund for Disadvantaged Minority Groups in March of 1971. The objective of the fund was to make "substantial resources available to projects which may be expected to result primarily in the development of growth, self-sufficiency, and economic independence of...
Dates: 1968-1978