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Friends Historical Association

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Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

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.

The collection contains the files of the Editors and Chairs of the Friends Historical Association, 1942-1972, and of its Treasurers to 2001.

The collection is organized into 4 series. The series are:

  1. Minutes
  2. Correspondence
  3. Financial
  4. Miscellaneous

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Gift of E. Virginia Walker, 1948

Minutes of Friends Historical Commission gift of Eleanore Price Mather, 1972

Correspondence of Friends Historical Commission gift of George Vaux, 2/1/1973

Publisher
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
FHL staff
Finding Aid Date
2000
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to reuse, publish, or reproduce items in this collection beyond the bounds of Fair Use or other exemptions to copyright law must be obtained from the copyright holder or their heirs/assigns. See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-RUU/1.0/.

Collection Inventory

Physical Description

3 folders

Minutes, 1946-1959.
Box 1
Minutes, 1960-1964.
Box 1
Minutes (duplicate), 1962-1964.
Box 1
Membership Committee, 1941.
Box 1
Physical Description

1 folder

Friends Historical Commission, 1968-1972.
Box 1
Physical Description

1 folder

Bulletin General Correspondence, 1948-1950.
Box 1
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

15 folders

A, 1949-1960.
Box 1
B, 1949-1960.
Box 1
C, 1949-1960.
Box 2
D-E, 1949-1960.
Box 2
F-G, 1949-1960.
Box 2
H, 1949-1960.
Box 2
Anna B. Hewitt, 1949-1960.
Box 2
I-K, 1949-1960.
Box 2
L-N, 1949-1960.
Box 2
O-Q, 1949-1960.
Box 2
R, 1949-1960.
Box 2
S, 1949-1960.
Box 2
T-V, 1949-1960.
Box 2
W-Z, 1949-1960.
Box 3
Index, 1949-1960.
Box 3
Physical Description

3 folders

Curator, 1954-1965.
Box 3
Curator, 1966-1968.
Box 3
Curator, 1969-1973.
Box 3
Scope and Contents

This series consists of the correspondence of the Chairman of the Entertainment Committee, E. Virginia Walker, during her term of office. It deals mainly with arrangements for speakers, etc.

Physical Description

2 folders

Entertainment Committee, 1942-1944.
Box 3
Entertainment Committee, 1945-1947.
Box 3
Old York Road Pub. Co., correspondence with, 1949-1950.
Box 3
Physical Description

1 folder

Silhouettes, correspondence concerning, 1940.
Box 3
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

13 folders

A, 1960-1961.
Box 3
B, 1960-1961.
Box 3
C, 1960-1961.
Box 3
D-E, 1960-1961.
Box 3
F-G, 1960-1961.
Box 3
H, 1960-1961.
Box 3
I-K, 1960-1961.
Box 3
L-N, 1960-1961.
Box 3
O-Q, 1960-1961.
Box 4
R, 1960-1961.
Box 4
S, 1960-1961.
Box 4
T-V, 1960-1961.
Box 4
W-Z, 1960-1961.
Box 4
Physical Description

12 folders

A, 1961-1963.
Box 4
B, 1961-1963.
Box 4
C, 1961-1963.
Box 4
D-E, 1961-1963.
Box 4
F-G, 1961-1963.
Box 4
H, 1961-1963.
Box 4
I-K, 1961-1963.
Box 4
L-N, 1961-1963.
Box 4
R, 1961-1963.
Box 4
S, 1961-1963.
Box 4
T-V, 1961-1963.
Box 4
W-Z, 1961-1963.
Box 4
Physical Description

7 folders

A-B, 1963-1965.
Box 4
C-D, 1963-1965.
Box 4
F-I, 1963-1965.
Box 4
K-M, 1963-1965.
Box 5
N-R, 1963-1965.
Box 5
S-T, 1963-1965.
Box 5
U-Z, 1963-1965.
Box 5
Westbrook Publishing Co., correspondence with., 1963-1964.
Box 5
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence of Fred Tolles, Editor, 1965-1970.
Box 5
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence re: Friends Historical Commission, 1968-1972.
Box 5
Physical Description

1 folder

Wills, William M., treasurer's correspondence, 1949-1956.
Box 5
Physical Description

1 folder

Advertising Rates, 1961-1965.
Box 5
Physical Description

1 folder

Printer's bills, 1961-1963.
Box 5
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

9 folders

Bills and receipts, 1970-1971.
Box 5
Bills and receipts, 1971-1972.
Box 5
Bills and receipts, 1972-1973.
Box 6
Bills and receipts, 1973-1974.
Box 6
Bills and receipts, 1974-1975.
Box 6
Bills and receipts, 1975-1976.
Box 6
Bills and receipts, 1976-1977.
Box 6
Bills and receipts, 1977-1978.
Box 6
Bills and receipts, 1978-1979.
Box 6
Scope and Contents

Treasurers' records maintained by Mary Ellen Chijioke and her predecessor, Albert W. Fowler.

Physical Description

19 folders

Girard Trust Passbook, 1958-1980.
Box 6
Girard Trust Check Stub Book, 1965-1977.
Box 6
Taxes and Tax Status, 1970-1989.
Box 6
Treasurers' reports, 1983-1989.
Box 6
Friends Fiduciary Agreement, 1998-2000.
Box 7
Insurance, 1998-2001.
Box 7
Financial files, 1986-1987.
Box 7
Financial files, 1987-1988.
Box 7
Financial files, 1988-1989.
Box 7
Financial files, 1989-1990.
Box 7
Financial files, 1990-1991.
Box 7
Financial files, 1991-1992.
Box 8
Financial files, 1992-1993.
Box 8
Financial files, 1993-1994.
Box 8
Financial files, 1994-1995.
Box 8
Financial files, 1995-1996.
Box 9
Financial files, 1996-1997.
Box 9
Financial files, 1997-1998.
Box 9
Financial files, 1998-1999.
Box 9

Reports, 1946.
Box 9
Physical Description

1 folder

Printed and mimeographed announcements, 1941-1948.
Box 9
Scope and Contents

This series consists of printed and mimeographed announcements of the Association, giving information as to the nature of the programs sheduled

Physical Description

1 folder

Friends Historical Society, uncorrected page proofs of Some Quaker Portraits…, 1958.
Box 9
Physical Description

1 folder

Lists of Committee members, 1961-1963.
Box 9
Physical Description

1 folder

Printer's bills, 1961-1963.
Box 9
Physical Description

1 folder

Research in Progress blanks, 1961-1963.
Box 9
Physical Description

1 folder

Book Reviews, 1963-1965.
Box 9
Physical Description

1 folder

Print, Suggest