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Social Order Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-Phy-820
Overview A Social Order Committee was established by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1917 to "consider the part which the Religious Society of Friends should take in the present day application of efforts to promote the Kingdom of God on Earth, particularly as it relates to social, political, and industrial conditions." In 1927 it began to more formally cooperate with a similar committee of the Hicksite Yearly Meeting in much of its work; the two shared a Secretary, David S. Richie, after...
Dates: 1917-1969

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  • Subject: Social service -- Religious aspects X
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  • Names: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Economic Problems X