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Young Friends' Association (Purchase, N.Y.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-075
The collection contains one bound volume of minutes, 1892-1894.

Dates

  • 1892-1894

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

The Young Friends' Association, a Quaker social and study group, was established in Purchase, New York, in 1892. The Association was modeled after a similar organization in Philadelphia and met regularly to discuss topics of mutual interest. The collection contains one bound volume of minutes, 1892-1894.

Biographical / Historical

The Young Friends' Association (Purchase, N.Y.), a Quaker social and study group, was established in Purchase, New York, in 1892. The Association was modeled after a similar organization in Philadelphia; the representative from Purchase Monthly Meeting to a First Day School Conference held in Lincoln, Virginia, in the summer of 1892, had been introduced to the program and a similar program was proposed and adopted in Purchase. The Association met regularly to discuss topics of mutual interest.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Margaret S. Walton, 1977

The collection was given by Margaret S. Walton along with materials on the Haviland family.

Related Materials

See also:
  1. RG 4/058 Young Friends' Association (Philadelphia, Pa)
  2. RG 4/076 Young Friends' Association (Kennett Square, Pa.)

Processing Information

Transferred from RG 5/059, Haviland Family Papers, in 1982 and catalogued individually as an RG 4.
Title
An Inventory of the Young Friends' Association (Purchase, N.Y.) Minutes, 1892-1894
Author
SKM
Date
1999
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

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