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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace and Service Committee (1955-1966)

 Organization

Historical

The singular Peace and Service Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends existed from reunification of the Hicksite and Orthodox branches in 1955 through 1966, when the Peace and Social Action Program Steering Committee was established, uniting the Peace and Service Committee with the Steering Committee for a Peace Action Program.

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