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Friends Historical Library manuscript epistles collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-006
Overview

The term "epistle" is used to refer to letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to another. Epistles are often used to articulate Quaker doctrine and discipline. This collection of various manuscript (handwritten) epistles was compiled from the Friends Historical Library from different sources.

Dates: 1688 - 1973

Janney family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-065
Abstract This collection primarily includes correspondence of Mahlon and Sarah Janney. These letters relate mainly to family and local news of Loudon Co., Virginia. One letter, written by Thomas Scattergood and Josiah Bunting, provides a brief account of their travels as Quaker ministers. Also included are unsigned fragments, one of which provides an account of a visit to Virginia Yearly Meeting, and another of which concludes a poem addressed to Richard Mott. Also included are notes from the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1763-1932, 1763-1823

Quaker Disciplines

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-005
Overview

The Society of Friends or Quakers (the terms are synonymous) was founded in the middle of the seventeenth century in England by George Fox and others. The Friends Historical Library has collected Quaker disciplines since its founding in 1871. FHL is also the official repository for the records of seven American yearly meetings.

Dates: 1689-2009

Virginia Half-Years Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-V574
Scope and Contents

Records of Virginia Half-Years and Quarterly Meetings, 1673-1996. Includes men's and joint minutes, 1876-1996; women's minutes, 1844-1902; Worship & Ministry and its predecessors, 1809-1810, 1812, 1854-1860, 1864-1916, 1938-1962; vital records, 1928-1970; financial records, 1950-1996; committee records, 1854-1856, 1950-1961, 1982-1996; and miscellaneous, 1785, 1814, 1945, 1956-1965.

Dates: 1809-1996

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

Yearly Meeting of Friends, held in Virginia Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-By-V
Scope and Contents

Records of Virginia Yearly Meeting, 1674-1887. Includes men's minutes 1702-1844, women's minutes 1763-1838, Worship & Ministry and its Predecessors 1758-1853, vital records 1674-1885, committee records 1811-1840, and miscellaneous 1740-1887.

Dates: 1674-1887

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Isle of Wight County (Va.) -- Genealogy 2
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 3
North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ) 3
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London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 2
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Ohio Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1813-1828) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Religious Society of Friends in Ireland 2
Alaska Yearly Meeting 1
Baldwin, Elizabeth J. (Elizabeth Janney) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Virginia Half-Years Meeting 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Virginia Quarterly Meeting 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Bolivian Friends Church 1
Britain Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Bunting, Josiah, 1734-1813 1
California Yearly Meeting of Friends Church 1
Canadian Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Central Yearly Meeting 1
Central Yearly Meeting of Friends. Union Quarterly Meeting 1
Congenies Two Months Meeting (Society of Friends : Congenies, France) 1
Deutsche Jahresversammlung (Society of Friends) 1
Dublin Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Ely, Ruth 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Freedom Friends Church (Salem, Or.) 1
Friends Church Southwest Yearly Meeting 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.) 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1975) 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
Janney, Mahlon, 1731 or 2 - 1812 1
Janney, Sarah, 1734- 1
Kansas Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
Mott, Richard, 1767-1856 1
Nebraska Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
New Zealand Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
North Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church 1
Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1975- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 1
Oregon Yearly Meeting of Friends Church 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Rhoads, Hannah 1
Rhode Island Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Scattergood, Joseph 1
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 1
Society of Free Quakers 1
Société religieuse des Amis (Quakers) 1
Southeastern Yearly Meeting 1
Virginia Half-Years Meeting (Society of Friends : 1843-1912 : Black Creek, Va.) 1
Virginia Half-Years Meeting (Society of Friends : 1843-1912 : Richmond, Va.) 1
Virginia Half-Years Meeting (Society of Friends : 1843-1912 : Somerton, Va.) 1
Western Yearly Meeting of Friends (1877- : Plainfield, Ind.) 1
Wilmington Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Yearly Meeting of Congregational Friends (Waterloo, N.Y.) 1
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