Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This manuscript, published by Kimber, Conrad, & Co. in 1806, describes a code of discipline for Quakers to help them avoid temptation.
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."
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,...
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.
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