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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: Miscellaneous Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/120
Identifier: QM-Phy-120
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Delaware County, PA), 1662-1968, including the records of a great number of its subcommittees.

Dates: 1662-1968

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Mississippi Project (1964-1966)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/826
Identifier: QM-Phy-826
Abstract In response to the 1964 bombing of 44 black churches in Mississippi, Philadelphia and New York Yearly Meetings coordinated a joint effort to rebuild the destroyed churches and to attempt to foster racial reconciliation in the area. The project sent Lawrence and Viola Scott to Jackson, Mississippi as Quaker representatives. By 1966, the group had rebuilt 33 of the 44 churches, and built a community center in rural Canton, Mississippi. This collection is primarily composed of financial...
Dates: 1949-1967

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Nonviolence and Children Committee (1970-2015)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/771
Identifier: QM-Phy-771
Abstract Since its inception in 1973, the Non-Violence and Children Committee (NVC) has explored the values, skills, and supports which enable children to develop powerful, nonviolent responses to violence. They work with Monthly Meetings, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Friends' and non-Quaker schools, the wider community and within their own committee, to support nonviolent approaches to conflict and differences, and to nurture children in the ways of peacemaking. The committee organizes and often...
Dates: 1970-1997

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Peace and Concerns Standing Committee (1998-2015)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/706
Identifier: QM-Phy-706
Scope and Contents

Records of the Peace and Concerns Standing Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1998-2003.

Dates: 1998-2003

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Prison Service Committee (1958-1976)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/790
Identifier: QM-Phy-790
Abstract Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Prison Service Committee of Southern New Jersey was organized in the mid 1960s. It focused its activities on the reform of female and juvenile justice. Members of the Committee developed a successful Friendly Visitors Program, staffed by volunteers, and a volunteer Probation Counselor Program. The Committee was also involved in lobbying efforts, maintained a speakers' bureau, and published a newsletter, "No Bars Hold." Records include minutes of the Prison...
Dates: 1958-1975

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Quaker Fund for Indigenous Communities and its predecessors (Indian Committee, Friendly Association) (1795- )

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/838
Identifier: QM-Phy-838
Scope and Contents The records of the Indian Committee include minutes, financial materials, correspondence, reports, journals, scrapbooks, papers, maps, lists, transcripts, miscellaneous projects, published items, film, video and other material. Major topics discussed in the records include Friends' 18th and 19th century visits to various First Nations peoples (Oneida people, Genesanguhta people, Stockbridge people, for example), the settlement at Tunesassa and later boarding school (Friends Indian School),...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1795-2007

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Records Services Group and its predecessors (c. 1887-2005)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/380
Identifier: QM-Phy-380
Scope and Contents

Records of the Records Services Group, 1887-1979, include its Minutes () as well as accounts (1931-1978), correspondence () and miscellaneous () especially as relating to the microfilming of records.

Dates: 1887-1979

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Religious Education Committees

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/576
Identifier: QM-Phy-576
Scope and Contents Records of the PYM Religious Education Committee (REC) include the committee's Minutes (1923-1983), Section Minutes (1905-1970), the minutes of its Advisory Committee (1956-1959), Executive Committee (1922-1993), Representative Meeting (1986-1989), and Committee on Worship and Ministry (1984-1987), its Correspondence (1943-1956), Conference Papers (1948-1988), Financial Records (1863-1971) and Publications (1975-2000), among other resource materials and miscellaneous papers. The REC...
Dates: 1863-2000

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Standing Nominating Committee

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/110
Identifier: QM-Phy-110
Scope and Contents Records of Standing Nominating Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting among the "Papers (1950-1951)" described below include minutes from the Committee's annual sessions and lists of officers in other Committees (PYM and a few outside) who are scheduled for new appointments. The Committees included in this collection are the Committee on Arrangements, Friends Council on Education, Committee on Epistles, Extension Committee, Committee on Family Relationships, Friends Committee on...
Dates: 1950-1951

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Support and Outreach Committee (1998-2015)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/330
Identifier: QM-Phy-330
Scope and Contents

Records of the Support and Outreach Standing Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1997-2003.

Dates: 1997-2003