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Biographical / Historical
The Circle of the King's Daughters was an international philanthropic association with membership in 28 states and Canada (1970). While the New York chapter, also called "Here-a-Little, There-a-Little," was Quaker, the association had Baptist and Congregationalist membership in other parts of the world. Members gathered to read Bible passages, discuss Lenten observance, and perform philanthropic work. The latter included donations to the Colored Mission and production of diapers and other garments. The New York chapter disbanded in 1975, citing the lack of a meeting place and transportation issues.
Minutes and financial records for the "Here a Little, There a Little" Chapter of the King's Daughters, an international Christian philanthropic association. Records are dated from the 1892-1975, with gaps. While this New York chapter was primarily Quaker, the association itself was evangelical Christian in orientation, with Baptist and Congregationalist membership in other parts of the world. Members gathered to read Bible passages, discuss Lenten observance, and perform philanthropic work. The latter included donations to the Colored Mission and production of diapers and other garments.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.
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[Indicate the cited item or series here], Circle of the King's Daughters Records, RG4/099, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College http://archives.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/repositories/7/resources/4573 Accessed November 20, 2019.