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Archives & Manuscripts

Levinus King Painter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-209

Scope and Contents

The collection includes three scrapbooks, some correspondence, and writings The first of the scrapbooks is a "Book of Remembrance" for Elizabeth L. Hazard upon her death in 1971; the book, organized by Painter, is made up of memorials for the deceased. The second volume, gathered by A. Day Bradley, includes letters, newspaper clippings, and biographies of Painter. The third is a collection of photographs and clippings collected by Painter during his life and his travels to four continents. The correspondence is largely with Mary G. Cook, Keeper of Records in the Haviland Records Room in New York.

Dates

  • 1960-1983

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

Levinus King Painter was a Quaker minister, author, and social activist. Born in Spiceland, Indiana, in 1889, he attended Spiceland Academy, Earlham College, and Hartford Theological Seminary. His pastoral service began in Collins, N.Y. in 1914, and he later served at Poplar Ridge (N.Y.), Monkton and South Starksboro (Vt.), Clintondale (N.Y.), Putney (Vt.), and back to Collins from 1942-1956. He also worked as Interim Secretary of Friends Africa Mission from 1956-1957. He died in 1983.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box (3 volumes))

Language

English

Overview

Levinus King Painter (1889-1983) was a Quaker minister, author, and social activist. Born in Spiceland, Indiana, in 1889, he attended Spiceland Academy, Earlham College, and Hartford Theological Seminary. His pastoral service began in Collins, New York, in 1914, and he later served at Poplar Ridge (N.Y.), Monkton and South Starksboro (Vt.), Clintondale (N.Y.), Putney (Vt.), and back to Collins from 1942-56. He also worked as Interim Secretary of Friends Africa Mission from 1956-1957. Papers include scrapbooks, some correspondence, and writings.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into two series:
  1. Biographical and genealogical
  2. Correspondence and writings

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information

Donor: New York Yearly Meeting, 1997

The collection was given as part of the transfer of records of New York Yearly Meeting from the Haviland Records Room in 1997.
Title
Levinus King Painter Papers, 1960-1983
Author
RF/POD
Date
2000
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

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