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

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-075

Scope and Contents

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.

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.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

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.

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
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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