The Friends Historical Association is an association devoted to the study, preservation and publication of material relating to the history of the Religious Society of Friends. Founded in Philadelphia in 1873, FHA has become an organization that is international in membership and interests and which anyone, Friend or not, is invited to join. The Annual Meeting in the Fall, and an historical pilgrimage in the Spring to an area associated with the history of Quakerism are important activities of the Association.
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Recent Scholarship in Quaker History. Recent Scholarship in Quaker History is now available. This annotated bibliography is compiled semi-annually by Barbara Addison of Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College.
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Kenneth L. Carroll Bibliography. A bibliography of the works of FHA President Emeritus Kenneth L. Carroll is available here.
Research Grants. Friends Historical Society, UK, welcomes applications for their 2014 Research Grants. See http://www.f-h-s.org.uk/ for more information.
Friends Historical Association Seeks Office Manager Position. Click here for description and application information
Friends Historical Association Annual Meeting, November 1, 2014, lecture by Richard Newman, Library Company of Philadelphia, on "Moving Ahead While Looking Back: The Society of Friends on the Civil Rights Front." Learn more here. Reserve lunch here.
Membership in the Friends Historical Association is open to all who are interested in the Quaker heritage. To join, please print, fill out, and mail a membership application form (PDF version | MS Word version). For more information about membership, contact the Friends Historical Association office at 610-896-1161 or email: email@example.com
Published semi-annually in the Fall and Spring, Quaker History consists of illuminating articles on Quaker contributions to issues such as social justice, education and literature. The journal also includes book and article reviews. Subscription to Quaker History is included in membership in the Association.
Online access: Beginning with the Spring 2008 issue (v. 97, no. 1), Quaker History is available online to Association members through the generous cooperation of Project Muse. Please contact the Association Office to obtain an authorized login (firstname.lastname@example.org, 610/896-1161).
Online Access to Quaker History
Back issues: Many back print issues of Quaker History and 5-year print indexes are available at a cost of $7.50 each. A 33% discount will be applied to orders of 10 or more copies. For a list of available issues, please contact the FHA office.
The editor of Quaker History is Charles L. Cherry at the English Department, Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085. ((610)-519-6957; email@example.com.) Please note that Quaker History does not accept advertising.
General correspondence can be addressed to:
Friends Historical Association
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Haverford, Pennsylvania, 19041-1392
Phone: 610/ 896-1161
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