Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

YEARLY MEETING MINUTES AND COMMITTEE RECORDS OF PHILADELPHIA YEARLY MEETING

...an on-line guide to their records deposited at Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges

 

 

 

 

 

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

 

Yearly Meeting Minutes

Hicksite/Orthodox/United (SW & HV)

pymannses.xml

Meeting on Worship & Ministry

Hicksite/Orthodox/United (SW & HV)

pymwormin.xml

 

 

 

 

Committees

 

Abortion Study Group

United (SW)

pymaborsg.xml

Ad Hoc Committee For Financing the Youth and Family Center at Burlington Meetinghouse

Orthodox/United (HV)

pymadhocb.xml

AIDS Working Group

United (SW)

pymaidswg.xml

Alcohol Problems Committee

United (SW) Includes:

Friends Temperance Association

pymalcohl.xml

Administrative Records

Hicksite & United (SW) Includes:

Associate Secretary

○ Richard P. Bansen

General Secretary

○ Frances G. Brown

○ Samuel D. Caldwell

○ Nancy Middleton

General Services Standing Committee

General Services Coordinating Committee

Arch Street Property and Use Committee

Central Bureau

Bicentennial Committee

Computer Committees

Finance Services Group

Friends House Committee

General Administrative and Financial Records

Office Committee

Outreach Committee

Personnel Committee

Property Committee

Tercentenary Committee

 

pymadminr.xml

Bequests Committee

United (SW)

pymbeques.xml

Book and Publications Committee

Orthodox & United (HV)

pympublicat.xml

Canadian Friends Committee

Pre-separation (HV)

pymcanadi.xml

Central America Working Group

United (SW)

pymctamer.xml

Church Unity Committee

Orthodox & United (HV)

pymchuuni.xml

Committee on Aging

Orthodox & United (HV)

pymaging.xml

Committee on Civil Liberties

United (SW)

pymcivlib.xml

Committee on the Civil Rights of Homosexuals

United (SW)

pymciriho.xml

Civilian Public Service Fund Committee

Hicksite (SW)

pymcpsfund.xml

Conflict Resolutions Program

United (SW)

pymconres.xml

Coordinating Committee for Education & Care of Members (CC1)

United (HV) Includes:

Book and Publications Committee

Budget Review Committee

Committee on Aging

Committee on Education

Committee on Worship & Ministry

Computer Services Committee

Field Committee

Library Committee

Outreach Committee

Publications Committee

 

pymcordco.xml

Coordinating Committee for Testimonies & Concerns (CC2)

United (SW) Includes:

● Coordinators' Files

pymcc2.xml

Cooperation with Arch Street

Hicksite (SW)

pymcoraar.xml

Drug Concerns Working Group

United (SW)

pymdrugwg.xml

Economic Development Fund for Disadvantaged Minority Groups

United (SW) Includes:

1970 Working Party

pymecdefu.xml

Economic Problems Committee

Hicksite (SW)

pymcoecpr.xml

Education Committee

Hicksite/Orthodox/United (HV &SW) Includes:

Chace Fund Committee

Council for Education Priorities

Field Committee

Friends Center Corporation

Management Committee

Friends Council on Education

Libraries Committee

Mary Jeannes Loan Committee

Publications and Printed Material

School District of Philadelphia

Search Committee

Shoemaker Fund Committee

Superintendent's Advisory Sub- committee

Teacher's Retirement Fund Trustees

Visiting Committee on Schools

 

pymeducat.xml

Environmental Working Group

United (SW) Includes:

Energy Working Group

pymenvirt.xml

Extension Committee

Orthodox (HV)

pymextens.xml

Faith & Practice Revision Committee

United (SW) Includes:

Discipline Revision Committee

Discipline Changes Committee

Common Book of Faith & Practice Committee

 

pymfaipra.xml

Family Relations Committee

United (HV) Includes:

● Subcommittee on Lesbian and Gay Concerns

pymfamily.xml

Field Committee

United (HV)

pymfieldc.xml

Friends Council on Education

Orthodox/United (HV)

fceduc1.xml

Friends Fiduciary Corporation

Hicksite/Orthodox/United (SW) Includes:

Friends Fiduciary Corporation

Trustees

George Bequest Committee

 

pymfiduco.xml

First Day School Association

Hicksite/Orthodox (SW & HV)

● Circulating Libraries

● Visiting Committee

pymschool.xml

Foreign Missionary Association

Orthodox (HV) Includes:

Downingtown Branch

Friends Foreign Mission Committee

Germantown Branch

Haverford Branch

International Committee

Moorestown Branch

Philadelphia Branch

West Chester Branch

Young Women's Auxiliary

 

pymfmissi.xml

Friends Peace Committee

United (SW)

pympeacec.xml

Friends Pension Plan Committee

United (SW)

pympensio.xml

Friends Temperance Association

Orthodox/United (HV)

pymtemper.xml

Friends Workcamp Program

United (SW)

pymweeknd.xml

Indian Committee

Orthodox/United (HV)

Hicksite (SW)

pymindian.xml

pymindianh.xml

International Outreach Committee

United (HV)

pymintntl.xml

Japan Committee

Orthodox/United (HV)

pymjapanc.xml

Library Services Group

United (HV) Includes:

● Book Services Committee

● Frances Ferris Committee

● Lending Sub-committee

pymlibrar.xml

Meeting for Social Concerns

United (SW)

pymsoccon.xml

Meeting House Trust Funds Committee

Hicksite/Orthodox/United (SW & HV) Includes:

Charleston Meeting Estate Trustees

● Jeanes Fund for Meeting House Purposes

pymmehofu.xml

Mississippi Project

United (SW)

pymmsproj.xml

Mission Board

Orthodox (HV) Includes:

Germantown Friends Mission Board

● Haverford Local Mission Board

Moorestown Local Mission Board

pymmissio.xml

Nonviolence and Children Committee

United (SW)

pymnonvio.xml

Peace and Concerns Standing Committee

United (SW)

pymcc2.xml

Prison Service Committee of Southern New Jersey

United (SW)

pymprison.xml

Promotion Committee

 

pymprocom.xml

Race Relations Committee

Hicksite/Orthodox/United (SW) Includes:

Committee on Lynching (1919-1921)

Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921)

Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929)

Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929)

Joint Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : 1929-1955)

 

pymrareln.xml

Racial Concerns

United (SW)

pymraconc.xml

Religious Education Committee

Orthodox/United (HV) Includes:

Camp Dark Waters Committee

Children's Yearly Meeting

First Day School Committee

Junior Yearly Meeting

Resource Materials

Committee on Worship and Ministry

 

pymreledc.xml

Committee on the Religious Life of Our Society

United (SW)

pymrellif.xml

Representative Meeting

Mixed (SW &HV) Includes:

Advisory Committee

Black Manifesto Response Ad Hoc Committee

Book Committee

Care of Aging Ad Hoc Committee

Confused and Elderly Friends Committee

Conscientious Objectors in Prison Committee

Doukhobor Committee

Evaluation Committee

Exemption Committee

Field Committees

Long-Range Memorials Committee

Miscellaneous

Property Care Committee

PSSF

Rep. Meeting Evaluation Subcommittee

Review Committee

Right Holding of YM Working Party

Trustee Advisory Committee

Trustees - Willits Legacy

Woodbury Administrative Committee

YM Decision-Making Procedures Committee

 

pymrepcom.xml

Social Order Committee

Orthodox (HV & SW) Includes:

● Business Problems Group

● Educators Group

● Extension Committee

● Farmers Development Group

● Milk Study Subcommittee

● Printed Materials

● Property Group

 pymsocord.xml

Social Service Committee

Hicksite/United (SW)

pymsoseco.xml

Standing Nominating Committee

Orthodox (HV)

pymnomina.xml

United Nations Committee

United (SW)

pymuncomm.xml

Visitation Committee

Orthodox (HV)

pymvisita.xml

Women's Problem Group

United (HV)

pymwomanp.xml

Working Party on the Abolition of Torture

United (SW)

pymahtort.xml

Yearly Meeting Teas Committee

Orthodox (HV)

pymteasco.xml

Young Friends Committee

Orthodox (HV) Includes:

● Publications

pymyoungo.xml

Young Friends Movement

Hicksite (HV) Includes:

● Conferences

● Publications and Publicity

● Special Projects

pymyoungh.xml

Young Friends Movement

Joint/United (HV) Includes:

American Young Friends Fellowship

Committee on Young Friends

Conferences, Seminars and Retreats

Education Committee

Evaluation Committee

Extension Committee

Field Committee

High School Committee

Local Meetings Committee

Publications and Publicity

Recreation Committee

Religious Life Committee

Social Committee

Special Projects and Travel

 

pymyoungj.xml

Miscellaneous

Orthodox (HV) Includes:

● General Records

● Inventory of Records

● Memorials

pymmiscel.xml

 

 

 

 

Philadelphia General Meeting

 

Philadelphia General Meeting

United (SW) Includes:

Joint Committee on a Common Book of Discipline

Joint Committee on Organic Union

pymgenmtg.xml

Introduction

This guide to the records of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its committees was written to help committee members and researchers alike locate information in the archives. Records have been deposited at either Haverford College Quaker Collection (HV) or at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College (SW).

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Instructions

The finding aids for each meeting can be accessed by selecting the links to the xml documents in the panel on the right These finding aids have been coded in EAD as xml documents in conformity with current archival practice.

The actual finding aids describe the records as a whole and include brief histories of the meetings and a full inventories of the contents.

It is recommended that Mac users view these documents with a Mozilla browser.

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Abbrevations & Glossary

SW: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

HV: Haverford College Quaker Collection

United: Includes the records of the committee(s) after reunification of PYM in 1955

Hicksite: Includes the records of the Hicksite committee(s)

Orthodox: Includes the records of the Orthodox committee(s)

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Navigation

Return to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records Home Page

Return to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

Return to Haverford College Quaker Collection

Return to Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

 

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"Agreed, that when extracts from the minutes of this [Yearly] meeting are ordered to be sent to the quarterly meetings, a full copy shall be sent by each of those meetings to their respective monthly meetings, and by the monthly to each of their preparative meetings, in order that each meeting may have a copy thereof, to have recourse to as occasions may require." -- Discipline, 1734.

 

Last Updated: 02/17/06