New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Container: folder
Overview The collection contains Quaker correspondence concerning various states' regulations on military conscription and conscientious objection in the early 19th century.
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...