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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library


Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

S. Francis Nicholson Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-275

S. Francis Nicholson was a prominent Quaker investment banker, longtime officer of Provident National Bank, Philadelphia, and active in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, A.F.S.C., and Friends Fiduciary Corporation. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting his career and life with his wife, Evelyn Haworth Nicholson.

Dates: 1900-2005

Pemberton Manuscripts

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-039
Overview The collection contains primarily family correspondence of the three Pemberton brothers -- Israel, James, and John, prominent members of the Society of Friends in Philadelphia who were exiled to Virginia during the Revolutionary War for their pacifism. It also includes a small number of correspondence from Edward Stabler and Alexander White, an account on the life of James Pemberton, and the will of his wife, Phebe Lewis Pemberton. Topics include the Pembertons' exile to Winchester, Va.,...
Dates: 1756-1812

Philadelphia Monthly Meeting Northern District records

Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-030
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one volume of Mark Balderston's notes for the Monthly Meeting of Philadelphia for the Northern District during the year 1878. It includes a list of members at that time, an index, along with minutes (unknown whether the minutes are original or copied).

Dates: 1878

Philadelphia Quaker Women

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-057

Philadelphia Quaker Women was a organization, informal in structure and membership, which worked with the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends to address the concerns of women. It was laid down in 1970. This collection contains minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous material, 1961-1971.

Dates: 1961-1971

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting maps

Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-029
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of two published maps of the locations of the meetings in the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. One map is dated 1838, and the second map is dated 1897.

Dates: 1838-1897

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-148

This collection is comprised of a single folder of miscellaneous papers related to the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The collection includes three handwritten pages of journal fragments, a handwritten interview with George Keith, as reported to PYM (1692), a photocopy and typed transcript of the PYM Declaration of Beliefs, three handwritten pages of minutes for the PYM Meeting for Suffering, and a typed informal report concerning Emergency Service Work (1917).

Dates: 1692, 1917

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting records

Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-016
Scope and Contents

This collection contains three items of minutes and notes from the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting annual meeting.

Dates: 1802-1854

Philadelphia Yearly Meetings, extracts from their Minutes

Identifier: HC.MC-970

The collection contains copies of extracts of minutes of meetings within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1732-1799. Topics include church unity and discipline, the growth of Quakerism, slavery, Native Americans, temperance, education, and religious doctrines.

Dates: 1732-1799

Richard Price correspondence with John Watson

Identifier: SFHL-SC-254
Abstract Richard Price's letters to fellow Hicksite Quaker John Watson provide a rich account of the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation with references and comments on many of the personalities involved: Elias Hicks, William Wharton, Jonathan Evans, as well as visiting Quaker ministers including George Truman, Lucretia Mott, Ann Jones, Mary and Susan Cox, and Martha Smith. Price also wrote a detailed account of the Proceedings of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1848. The collection contains a small number...
Dates: 1826-1867-1826-1848 (bulk)

Esther B. Rhoads papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (evacuation and relocation). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts, pamphlets,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

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Collection 48
Archival Record 1
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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