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Archives & Manuscripts

New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

New York Yearly Meeting collection of militia regulations

 Collection — Container: folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-283
Overview The collection contains Quaker correspondence concerning various states' regulations on military conscription and conscientious objection in the early 19th century.

New York Yearly Meeting collection on conscientious objection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-223
Abstract This collection contains papers concerning conscientious objection collected by New York Yearly Meeting. Folder 1 contains a small amount of correspondence regarding COs in 1914 from Ulysses DeRosa, a member of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox); folders 2 and 3 contain largely correspondence, 1939-1946, concerning work with COs by the subcommittee on Conscientious Objectors of the New York Yearly Meeting Committee on Peace and Social Order, Joint Work-Camp Committee, and the Metropolitan Board...