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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.
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.
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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.
RG 4/058 Young Friends' Association (Philadelphia, Pa)
RG 4/076 Young Friends' Association (Kennett Square, Pa.)
Transferred from RG 5/059, Haviland Family Papers, in 1982 and catalogued individually as an RG 4.
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[Indicate the cited item or series here], Young Friends' Association (Purchase, N.Y.), Minutes, RG 4/075, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College http://archives.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/repositories/7/resources/1774 Accessed December 10, 2019.