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Archives & Manuscripts

North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- )

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Carolina Friends School records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-037
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence and reports of the Carolina Friends School, particularly related to issues the school had with the State of North Carolina.
Dates: 1979

Friends Historical Library manuscript epistles collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-006
Overview The term "epistle" is used to refer to letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to another. Epistles are often used to articulate Quaker doctrine and discipline. This collection of various manuscript (handwritten) epistles was compiled from the Friends Historical Library from different sources.
Dates: 1688 - 1973

North Carolina Yearly Meeting minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-032
Scope and Contents This volume contains notes taken by Richard H. Thomas when he attended the meetings of Quakers in North Carolina Yearly Meeting in 1845.
Dates: 1845

Quaker Disciplines

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-005
Overview The Society of Friends or Quakers (the terms are synonymous) was founded in the middle of the seventeenth century in England by George Fox and others. The Friends Historical Library has collected Quaker disciplines since its founding in 1871. FHL is also the official repository for the records of seven American yearly meetings.
Dates: 1689-2009

Yearly Meeting Epistles and Extracts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-971
Scope and Content note This collection consists of Epistles from England, Ireland, and the United States. Some are printed and some are handwritten. The printed Epistles are sometimes reprinted in other cities. Each Epistle is usually signed by one member of the meeting, the Clerk.
Dates: 1668 - 1940