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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library

 Organization

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Conflict Resolution Programs Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-768
Overview Friends Conflict Resolution Programs of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, part of the Friends Suburban Project from 1977 to 1983, began as an attempt to utilize Quaker insights to address and solve disputes in local communities. Initially named the Friends Mediation Service, the Friends Conflict Resolution Programs acquired its current title in 1991. Its mediators work with both Quaker and non-Quaker organizations and communities and have published two manuals, The...
Dates: 1969-1998

Friends of Ramallah Friends Meeting (Quakers) records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1040
Overview

This collection relates to the Ramallah Friends Meeting and Friends International Center in Ramallah, Palestine. The majority of the collection is dated between 2002 and 2014, and pertains to renewing the Ramallah Friends Meetinghouse and transforming it into a Friends Center.

Dates: 2002-2014

Friends' Workcamp Program Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-774
Overview

The Weekend Workcamps Program originated on the eve of World War II. It provides volunteers and opportunity to work in an inner city community, interact with neighbors, and dialog on peace and justice issues. Today the Friends' Workcamp Program operates under the auspices of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Standing Committee on Peace and Concerns. Records include minutes, reports, project files, correspondence, and other records from 1942 to the present.

Dates: 1942-2015

Elizabeth A.W. Furnas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-283
Overview

Elizabeth A.W. (Betty) Furnas was an active member of the Society of Friends who served as a member of the Board of Pendle Hill and was a member of the Women's Problems Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its sucessor, Philadelphia Quaker Women. The collection includes minutes and correspondence, particularly of the latter, as well as published and unpublished writings and other material.

Dates: 1928-1967

Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1168
Abstract

Theodore Hetzel (1906-1990) was a Quaker professor of engineering at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, whose interests led him to involvement with Native American and Quaker issues. An avid photographer, the materials in this collection are primarily photographic, as well as correspondence and documents.

Dates: 1866-1987; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1987

Mary R. Hopkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Overview Mary Hopkins (b. 2928), Quaker social worker, lecturer, and feminist, wrote and spoke on the issue of women in the Quaker faith and community. Much of her research involved ancient religions and the ways that modern women can incorporate these ideas into their spiritual life. Hopkins gave lectures and slide shows to many groups. Her research and lectures led to a video series titled Woman and her Symbols. The collection includes letters and papers relating to...
Dates: 1936-2002

International Arms Trade Action Group Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-International Arms Trade Action Group
Abstract

Includes correspondence, meeting agendas, minutes and notes, flyers, and reference material. Correspondents include Alison D. Oldham, J. Tucker Taylor, Willard C. Richan, and Curt Weldon.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1994-1995

Joint Committee of the Religious Society of Friends records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-104
Overview

This collection contains materials relating to the work of the Joint Committee of the Religious Society of Friends, including minutes, correspondence, and reports.

Dates: 1929-1949

George & Ann Jones notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-019
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume manuscript notebook, with notes related to a disturbance at the Mulberry Street House, when George and Ann Jones held an evening meeting, in 1826. According to the first entry, at a meeting of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia, a committee was created for “ascertaining the facts, and enquiring into the cause of the disturbance which occurred in the vicinity of our meeting house a few weeks since.” The notebook records the meetings...
Dates: 1826-1827

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Quakers 11
Quakers -- History 11
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 9
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 7
Quakers -- Social life and customs 6
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 5
manuscripts (documents) 5
Philadelphia (Pa.) 4
Society of Friends -- Delaware 4
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 4
Society of Friends -- Maryland 4
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 4
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 3
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 3
Quaker women 3
Quakers -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Genealogy 3
Society of Friends -- United States 3
correspondence 3
minutes (administrative records) 3
Indians of North America 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations 2
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker church buildings 2
Quaker missionaries 2
Quakers -- New Jersey 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- 20th century 2
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 2
Society of Friends -- Reunification 2
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
diaries 2
photographs 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History 1
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
American poetry 1
Architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Art and mythology 1
Art, Ancient 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church history -- Liberia 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conflict management 1
Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Defense industries -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 1
Delaware County (Pa.) 1
Delaware County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
Diaries 1
Feminism and art 1
Feminist psychology 1
Feminist spirituality 1
Feminists -- 20th century 1
Goddesses in art 1
Haiti 1
Housing -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Housing rehabilitation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Humanitarianism 1
Indians of North America -- Missions 1
Indians of North America -- Oklahoma 1
Inner cities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Japan 1
Japan -- History 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 1
Jungian Psychology 1
Kickapoo Indians -- History 1
Kinzua Dam (Pa.) 1
Land titles -- Pennsylvania 1
Media (Pa.) 1
Mediation 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Military-industrial complex -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 1
Modoc Indians -- History 1
Nurturing behavior 1
Oneida Indians 1
Osage Indians -- History 1
Oto Indians -- History 1
Pageants 1
Palestine 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 1
Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Conscientious objectors 1
Pennsylvania -- Politics and Government 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Conscientious objectors 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social conditions 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Public worship -- Society of Friends 1
Quaker authors 1
Quaker authors -- 20th century 1
Quaker church buildings -- Delaware 1
Quaker church buildings -- Maryland 1
Quaker church buildings -- New Jersey 1
Quaker church buildings -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Quaker church buildings -- Pennsylvania 1
Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
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