Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends : U.S.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 42
Scope and Contents This collection reflects Homer Morris’s career as an academic economist and longtime member of the Earlham College board (1930-51), and especially the Morris’s work for the American Friends Service Committee. It contains class notes, correspondence, calendar book and publications as well as material pertaining to personal business, social justice issues, and the peace movement. Homer Morris was a member of the teaching faculty (1918-28) in Economics, and an alum (Class of 1911).
Collection — Box 8
Scope and Contents The Merle L. Davis Papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, photographs, reports, and other materials documenting the career of Merle Leonard Davis as a Quaker minister, missionary, and administrator. The collection contains significant material for the history of the Five Years Meeting of Friends (now Friends United Meeting), Quaker missions, and Friends in Kenya and Cuba.
Dates: 1915-1965; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1995
Scope and Contents This collection of material gathered by his son Leonard S. Kenworthy (1912-1990) documents his life and varied activities. It represents his work at various schools and Meetings in New York, Indiana, Ohio, and Washington, D.C., as well as his time with the American Friends Service Committee.
Dates: 1871-1986; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1987
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records of records of the United Society of Friends Women and its predecessor bodies, the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Union of Friends in America and the Woman’s Missionary Union of Friends in America. They are a rich source for the missionary activities of American Quakers since the 1880s and the establishment of Quakerism in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Central America. These records were housed for many years in the vault of First Friends Meetinghouse in...
Dates: Other: Add Date
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence on Quaker affairs, especially relating to the Five Years Meeting. It apparently is a fragment of Woodward's papers, most of which are still in the hands of family.