Dedicated to the study, preservation, and publication of material relating to the history of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Founded in Philadelphia in 1873, Friends Historical Association has become an organization that is international in membership and interests, and that anyone, Friend or not, is invited to join. 



Mark your calendars now! The FHA annual meeting will take place on November 9, 2019, at Arch Street Meeting House, Philadelphia.

Lunch and a brief business meeting will be followed by a lecture by Katharine Gerbner of the University of Minnesota, Rethinking the History of Quakers and Slavery.

We are excited for you to join us!

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Broadening ScholarsHip

To better support underrepresented scholars, presenters and attenders, we are launching a new scholarship program. Up to three recipients will receive a stipend of $1,000 each to support conference attendance, as well as a year of membership in the Friends Historical Association.

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Membership in the Friends Historical Association is open to all who are interested in Quaker heritage.

To learn more about who we are and what we offer, just click the link below.

We would love to have you join us.

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