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Peace and Service Committee of the New York Yearly Meetings

 Organization

Historical

The Peace and Service Committees of the two New York Yearly Meetings began meeting in jointly in 1945 and became a joint committee in 1946. Upon reunion in 1955, the Peace and Service Committee became part of the single New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: 1914-1970

Records of the Witness Coordinating Committee and of the Outreach Committees of New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NYy-600_799
Scope and Contents Records include minutes, reports, and general files of the New York Yearly Meeting committees particularly involved in carrying out the Quaker testimonies which involved outreach. Each committee is described and ennumerated separately, with reference to its predecessors and sucessors.
Dates: 1795-2011