Friends Social Union (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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Overview and metadata sections
Friends Social Union was founded in 1924 in Philadelphia, Pa., as a social club for Quaker men. In 1976 the by-laws were amended to include women as members. The records include by-laws, minutes, and miscellaneous, 1924-1990.
Minute books, bylaws, committee, treasurer, and membership reports, programs, menus, and other records.
The collection is organized into 4 series. The series are:
- Minutes and other records.
For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Gift of James Frorer, 1960. Gift of H. Mather Lippincott, 2000. FHL-2023-007.
- Quakers -- Societies, etc
- Societies -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Author
- FHL staff
- Finding Aid Date
- 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/.
Mainly and also of joint Executive and Membership Committee and of Board
In some cases printed programs or clippings are attached
In some case printed programs or clippings are attached
Attached are copies of printed Bylaws, which differ in some items from typed draftPhysical Description
Containing essentially the type of material in the first book above