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Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Friends Peace Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-770
Overview The Friends Peace Committee (FPC) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was formed in 1933 by the merger of similar committees that had been established in 1892 by the Race Street Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) and in 1916 by the Arch Street Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in Philadelphia. Since 1933, the committee has undergone a series of structural changes, perhaps most strikingly under the direction of Executive Secretary George Hardin from 1949-1973. There are a number of different subcommittees under...
Dates: 1891-2007

Northern Friends Peace Board Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Northern Friends Peace Board
Abstract

This collection includes minutes of meetings (1915-1917), annual reports, releases, pamphlets.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1915-1982

Elizabeth Sellers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-115
Abstract

This collection consists of documents relating to the withdrawal of Elizabeth Sellers from the Society of Friends and her subsequent disownment. Included is a letter from to Darby Monthly Meeting explaining her reasons for leaving the Society of Friends. In the letter she accuses Quakers of failing to take action on issues of temperance, pacifism, and abolition. Also included are genealogical notes on the Sellers family.

Dates: 1845-1851 & n.d

Society of Friends Collected Peace Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-033
Overview

The material in this collection was gathered from various sources and reflects an eclectic mix of writings by and about Quakers in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dates: 1827-1976

Society of Friends collected peace materials : [microform]

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-Reel-83.1
Abstract Bulk of the collection is in printed or mimeographed form, with some typed or photocopied items also present. Included are pamphlets, tracts, leaflets, articles and reprints, reports, speeches, statements, form letters, announcements and papers relating to conferences and other meetings, and clippings. The collection was microfilmed in 1979. In 2003, a large amount of material duplicated elsewhere in the Peace Collection was removed, so that the material in the boxes no longer corresponds to...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1827-1983