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Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs

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Identifier: HC.MC-1003
Overview Records deal with the work of Friends in running mission stations in Oklahoma among the Iowa, Modoc, Kickapoo, Oto, Shawnee, Osage and other Native Americans. Letters from superintendents and missionaries in the field describe the difficulties and experiences of Friends in their work. Topics discussed include attempts to Christianize the Native Americans, improve living conditions, Native American education, use of peyote and alcohol, disease, Native American dances, conflicts with other...
Dates: 1758-1929

Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract

This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1812-1831

Balderston Collected Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux...
Dates: 1735-1822

Darlington Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating...
Dates: 1831-2012

Bainbridge C. Davis Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-212
Overview Bainbridge C. Davis (1910-1993) was a Quaker active in many concerns and organizations. He worked as a Foreign Service Officer, serving in Venezuela, Jamaica, Chile, and Panama. He retired early, at the age of 62, to devote himself to Quaker causes. He worked to improve race relations and opposed U.S. support for dictatorships. Organizations and committees which he was active in include the Friends World Committee for Consultation, American Friends Service Committee, and Pendle Hill. He was...
Dates: 1960-1993

Ross Flanagan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Conflict Resolution Programs Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-768
Overview Friends Conflict Resolution Programs of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, part of the Friends Suburban Project from 1977 to 1983, began as an attempt to utilize Quaker insights to address and solve disputes in local communities. Initially named the Friends Mediation Service, the Friends Conflict Resolution Programs acquired its current title in 1991. Its mediators work with both Quaker and non-Quaker organizations and communities and have published two manuals, The...
Dates: 1969-1998

Friends' Workcamp Program Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-774
Overview

The Weekend Workcamps Program originated on the eve of World War II. It provides volunteers and opportunity to work in an inner city community, interact with neighbors, and dialog on peace and justice issues. Today the Friends' Workcamp Program operates under the auspices of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting's Standing Committee on Peace and Concerns. Records include minutes, reports, project files, correspondence, and other records from 1942 to the present.

Dates: 1942-2015

Theodore Brinton Hetzel papers and graphics

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Identifier: HC.MC-1168
Abstract

Theodore Hetzel (1906-1990) was a Quaker professor of engineering at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, whose interests led him to involvement with Native American and Quaker issues. An avid photographer, the materials in this collection are primarily photographic, as well as correspondence and documents.

Dates: 1866-1987; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1987

Mary R. Hopkins Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-222
Overview Mary Hopkins (b. 2928), Quaker social worker, lecturer, and feminist, wrote and spoke on the issue of women in the Quaker faith and community. Much of her research involved ancient religions and the ways that modern women can incorporate these ideas into their spiritual life. Hopkins gave lectures and slide shows to many groups. Her research and lectures led to a video series titled Woman and her Symbols. The collection includes letters and papers relating to...
Dates: 1936-2002

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American Friends Service Committee 5
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Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 2
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Sharpless family 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Brinton family 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Deer, Ada Elizabeth 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dublin Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Ely, Ruth 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Foster, J. J. (Jeremiah J.) 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends Conflict Resolution Programs 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Mediation Service 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friends Suburban Project 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Gause family 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Hanna, Benjamin, 1779-1853 1
Haverford College 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hopkins, Mary R., b. 1928 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Janschka, Fritz 1
Jenkins, John 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Lowber, Michael 1
Mather family 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Mifflin, Warner, 1745-1798 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 1
Morgan, Arthur E. (Arthur Ernest), 1878-1975 1
Murphy family 1
Murphy, Carol R. 1
Murphy, Charles R., 1884-1936 1
Murphy, Mildred K., 1889-1974 1
Murray, Aquila 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ) 1
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