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Friends Equal Rights Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-179
Minutes of the Friends Equals Rights Association, 1900-1905 and 1915-1917, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates

  • 1900-1917

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet. (1 v. + 1 folder.))

Biographical / Historical

Formed in 1900 by members of the Philanthropic Committee of New York Yearly Meeting, the Friends Equal Rights Association promoted equal rights for men and women, focusing on universal suffrage. A number of prominent New York Quakers were members, including William and Anne M. Jackson, Phebe C. Wright, Henry W. Wilbur and Mariana W. Chapman.

Ownership and Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of acquisition New York Yearly Meeting, 1997.

Revision Statements

  • 2018: Revised by Susanna Morikawa to correct details

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