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Roy Moger. New York Yearly Meeting photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-092

Scope and Contents

This collection contains largely black and white photographs of places, persons, and events concerning New York Yearly Meeting in the 1960s. Of special interest are photographs of the March on Washington and a Memorial for the Children of Birmingham.

Dates

  • 1956-1970

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is available for research use.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to reproduce images must be submitted to the Curator. 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 New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM) is the central organizing body for Quaker meetings and worship groups in New York State, northern and central New Jersey, and southwestern Connecticut. NYYM appoints committees and holds business meetings at the various levels. The Yearly Meeting also supports a conference center, Powell House, located in Old Chatham, New York, and a school, Oakwood Friends School, located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Roy Moger (1906-1990) was a teacher and member of Westbury Monthly Meeting. Roy and his second wife, Elizabeth Hass Moger, were active in New York Yearly Meeting; Elizabeth served as Keeper of the Records in the Haviland Record Room, New York City.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains personal photographs taken by Roy Moger of places, persons, and events concerning New York Yearly Meeting in the 1960s. Of special interest are photographs of the meeeting houses, the March on Washington and a Memorial for the Children of Birmingham.

Arrangement

The photographs are arranged according to topic, such as the name of the of meeting or event.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of NYYM, 1997.

General

An item level of the contents is stored with the collection.

Processing Information

When received from New York Yearly Meeting, two groups of Roy Moger's photographs were processed as separate picture collections, PA 092 and 094. Upon review in 2018, the collections were united as PA 092. The former PA 094, one folder, was previously titled Roy Moger Picture Collection, New York Yearly Meeting Events.
Status
Under Revision
Author
Staff
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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