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Arch Street Meeting House renovations photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-132
Overview

The Arch Street Meeting House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was designed by Owen Biddle Jr. in 1803 in the Georgian style. It was completed in 1811. This collection contains photographs and negatives from renovations undertaken in 1990-1992 of the roof of the meetinghouse.

Dates: 1990 - 1992

Francis R. Bacon (1878-1965) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-006
Overview Francis R. Bacon (1878-1965), a birthright Quaker, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Architecture in 1913 and was later Dean of Western Reserve University's School of Architecture. He married Edith Melrose Farquhar in 1915, and in the early 1920's they participated in the AFSC child feeding programs in Germany and Russia. This collection primarily includes correspondence, notes, photographs, and other materials related to Francis R. Bacon's research on 17th...
Dates: 1948-1964

Cooper-Richardson family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-118
Overview The Cooper family were Quakers of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, attending meetings in the Woodbury and Byberry areas. Materials in this collection focus on the children of William E. and Elizabeth Roberts Cooper, their spouses and children. William Evans Cooper (1812-1856) married Elizabeth Matlack Roberts (1815-1902) at Woodbury Monthly Meeting in Gloucester County, N.J., in 1836. They had 8 children: Annie who married Ezra Lippincott, Sarah, Mary Kaighn who married Nathaniel Richardson,...
Dates: 1863 - 1977

Watson W. Dewees Meeting House Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-011
Overview

This collection consists of Friends' meeting house photographs taken circa 1905 by Watson Wood Dewees. The meeting houses depicted are located in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Southeastern Ohio, Maryland and Delaware.

Dates: 1905

Friends Center Corporation records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-133
Overview The records document the planning and progress of renovations of Friends Center, a campus of Quaker-related organizations in Center City, Philadelphia. Friends Center Corporation was organized in 1972 to oversee construction plans. It is responsible for managing the Friends Center property with the goal of furthering the beliefs and testimonies of the Reigious Society of Friends. Documents illustrate Quaker process in the world of business and construction. Includes minutes, financial,...
Dates: 1917-2010

Friends Historical Association

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-026
Overview

Friends Historical Association is an organization that promotes research and publication on topics in Quaker history. Membership and editorial offices are located at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges. Minutes of the organization after 1964 are at Haverford College.

Dates: 1942-2001

Friends Historical Library collection of meetinghouse photograph collections

 Sub-Group
Identifier: SFHL-PA-QMH
Overview

Here are listed, in approximate chronological order, collections of photographs of Quaker meetinghouses, stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. The collections were photographed or assembled by various individuals at various times.

Dates: 1800 - 2000

Friends Historical Library meetinghouse picture file

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-MPF
Overview

This collection consists of images of various Quaker meetinghouses across the world, collected at various times from various sources, by the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1800 - 2000

George School Collection of Meeting House and George School Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-070
Overview

This collection of photographs was assembled by the George School Archives and transferred to the Friends Historical Library. It consists primarily of photographs of Philadelphia-area Quaker Meeting Houses taken by Gilbert Cope and A.A. Buzby from the 18070s to 1930s. There are also a few photographs by other photographers, photographs of Meeting Houses beyond Philadelphia, and George School graduating classes. George School is a Quaker school in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1870 - 1936

Wayne Bassett Hadley photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-151
Overview

Wayne B. Hadley (1926-2001) was a family historian whose particular interest was in Quaker history and genealogy. This collection contains family photographs, both in photo albums and loose, and slides of various meeting houses and residences.

Dates: 1926 - 2001

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 5
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
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Borton, Hugh 1
Bowne family 1
Bowne, John, 1627-1695 1
Buzby , A. Austin 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Charleston Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chester County Historical Society (West Chester, Pa.) 1
Chester Preparative Meeting School 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Cooper family 1
Cooper, Sarah, 1774-1848 1
Cooper, William, 1770-1850 1
Cope, Gilbert 1
Deer, Ada Elizabeth 1
Dewees, Watson Wood, 1845-1929 1
Edgar Zavitz Palmer, 1898-1977 1
Elkinton family 1
Foulds, Elfrida Vipont 1
Fox, George 1
Friends Center Corporation (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Quaker History 1
Friends Historical Commission 1
Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.) 1
Germantown Friends School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Hadley family 1
Hadley, Wayne B. (Wayne Bassett), 1926-2001 1
Harrington, R. W. 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Homan, Walter Joseph. 1
Hunt family 1
Insurance Company of North America 1
Janschka, Fritz 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Mather family 1
Matlack, T. Chalkley (Thomas Chalkley), 1858-1945 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Media-Providence Friends School (Media, Pa.) 1
Moger, Roy W. (Roy William), 1906-1990 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : approximately 1671-1828 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Sub-Committee having Charge of the Income of the Samuel T. Jeanes Fund for Meeting House Purposes 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Charleston Meeting Estate Trustees 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting House Trust Funds Committee 1
Price, Walter F., 1857-1951 1
Quaker Information Center 1
Replogle, Delbert E., 1896- 1
Replogle, Ruth Hinshaw, 1896- 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Mary K. (Mary Kaighn), 1841-1912 1
Ross, Isabel 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sinclair, Carroll T. 1
Snell, Beatrice Saxon 1
Society of Friends 1
Stabler, Amna C. 1
Sturge, Grace T. W. (Grace Tower Warren), 1890-1985 1
Tarasoff, Koozma J. 1
Taylor family 1
Taylor, Thomas 1
Taylor, Walter 1
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 1
Twelfth Street Meeting House (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Walker family 1
Walker, E. Virginia 1
White, Gilbert F. 1
Wills, William M. 1
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