Register for the Fourth Lecture in CFHA’s Series, Quakerism in the Atlantic World, with Emma Jones Lapsansky

Join us Saturday, February 26th, for the fourth lecture in CFHA’s Quakerism in the Atlantic World series. We have had a wonderful series so far, and are excited to welcome our next speaker, historian and curator Emma Jones Lapsansky. She will present on her chapter, “Family, Unity, and Identity Formation: Eighteenth-Century Community Building.”

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Register for the Third Lecture in CFHA’s Series, Quakerism in the Atlantic World, with Andrew Fincham

Join us Saturday, February 12th, for the third lecture in CFHA’s Quakerism in the Atlantic World series. Our speaker is Quaker scholar Andrew Fincham who will discuss his chapter, “Friendly Advice: The Making and Shaping of Quaker Discipline.”

The virtual series runs every second Saturday. . . . (Click here to read more) “Register for the Third Lecture in CFHA’s Series, Quakerism in the Atlantic World, with Andrew Fincham”

New Transcription: Nine Partners Monthly Meeting, 1769 – 1779

We’ve updated our transcriptions page with a new upload: Nine Partners Monthly Meeting (Men), 1769 – 1779.

Thank you to Swarthmore College Archives for providing images of the minute book, first scanned in 1950, and to Carman Foster and Randy Saylor, who transcribed the minutes. . . . (Click here to read more) “New Transcription: Nine Partners Monthly Meeting, 1769 – 1779”

Register for the Second Lecture in CFHA’s Series, Quakerism in the Atlantic World, with Betsy Cazden

Join us Saturday, January 29th, for the second lecture in CFHA’s Quakerism in the Atlantic World series. Our speaker is Quaker scholar Betsy Cazden who will discuss her chapter, “‘Within the Bounds of their Circumstances:’ The Testimony of Inequality among Eighteenth-Century New England Friends.”

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Lecture Series Registration and Update

Registration for CFHA’s lecture series, Quakerism in the Atlantic World, is now open. All are welcome to attend the lectures, and we encourage you to share this link with friends and colleagues who will find the series of interest.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cfha-lecture-series-quakerism-in-the-atlantic-world-tickets-241366051357

CFHA is dedicating this lecture series to Gordon Thompson in recognition of his enthusiasm for sharing Quaker history as a way to keep us connected during the pandemic. . . . (Click here to read more) “Lecture Series Registration and Update”

Upcoming Lecture Series – Quakerism in the Atlantic World

Happy New Year!

The Canadian Friends Historical Association is excited to announce our upcoming lecture series. Given the success of the keynote presentation at our last AGM by the authors of Quakerism in the Atlantic World, 1690-1830, we have invited each author back to share their findings in a series of ten online lectures. . . . (Click here to read more) “Upcoming Lecture Series – Quakerism in the Atlantic World”

Preserving History: FHL Provides CFHA with Digital Images of the Earliest Nine Partners Monthly Meeting Books (1769 – 1851).

Friends Historical Library (FHL) at Swarthmore College, PA, hosts one of the most extensive archives of early American Quaker meeting minute books and other documents to be found anywhere in North America.

All books were photographed in 1950 by Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City and are of a very high quality. . . . (Click here to read more) “Preserving History: FHL Provides CFHA with Digital Images of the Earliest Nine Partners Monthly Meeting Books (1769 – 1851).”