Library of the Society of Friends
About the library
The Library of the Society of Friends is one of the world's largest collections of Quaker and Quaker related material. Founded in 1673, its printed collections include works published by the Society of Friends, and works written by and against Quakers, as well as a growing collection of work about Quakers and Quakerism.
It holds notable collections of 17th -18th century pamphlets, anti-slavery campaigning literature and peace publications. Quaker work in foreign missions and war relief (such as the Friends Ambulance Units of the two world wars) is well represented.
Can I see live document availability on Library Hub Discover? No.
Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? No - this library does not participate in the inter-library lending scheme.
Can I visit the library to view materials? Yes - see the library's website for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance, to ensure that they can accommodate you and that the material you need will be available.
Browse all of Society of Friends's records in Library Hub Discover here.