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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library

 Organization

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Rhoads Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1033
Overview Nineteenth century letters and papers primarily of the Quaker Gibbons and Rhoads families, often relating to abolition and the Free Produce Association.
Dates: 1822-1955

“Rules and Discipline of the Yearly Meeting of Friends held in Philadelphia”

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-127
Overview This manuscript, published by Kimber, Conrad, & Co. in 1806, describes a code of discipline for Quakers to help them avoid temptation.
Dates: 1806

Thomas Scattergood journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1265
Overview This collection consists of 11 volumes of Thomas Scattergood’s manuscript journals, spanning the years 1881 to 1906.
Dates: 1881-1906

School of the Spirit Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-127
Overview The School of the Spirit is a ministry of prayer and teaching under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Worship and Care Standing Committee. Its primary activity is the two-year program, "On Being a Spiritual Nurturer."
Dates: 1990-1998

Edith Forsythe Sharpless papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-161
Overview This collection includes correspondence from when Edith Forsythe Sharpless was a missionary in Japan, an artbook, a birthday album, and teaching certificiates, among other materials.
Dates: 1910-1952

Sharpless Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-040
Overview The collection represents two branches of the Sharpless family of Pennsylvania descended from Joseph and Lydia (Lewis) Sharpless). It contains correspondence between extended Sharpless family relations including Sharpless, Hunn, Jones, Drinker families and journals of Joshua Sharpless, a Quaker minister who worked with Native Americans and visited Quaker meetings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada. Correspondence covers various topics including the travels of women ministers, yellow fever,...
Dates: 1792-1892

Sharpless family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-163
Overview This collection contains materials of the Sharpless family, related to the Anna T. Jeanes and Joseph Jeanes Fund and the George School.
Dates: 1891-1920

Willits Trust records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1243
Overview The Willits Trust was a Quaker organization dating from the late 19th and early 20th century based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, dedicated to providing religious tracts such as the journal The Africans' Friend to black Americans in the Southern United States and to Liberians. These records consist of correspondence, minutes, financial records, missionary materials, the will of Charles L. Willits, and miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1883-1915

Yearly Meeting Epistles and Extracts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-971
Overview Contemporary copies of epistles and extracts of Yearly Meeting minutes, and of Women Friends, of London, Dublin, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Virginia, Rhode Island from 1698-1842.
Dates: 1668 - 1940