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R. W. Harrington slide and photo collection, New York Yearly Meeting

Identifier: SFHL-PA-096

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of color photographs of both individuals and groups, as well as color slides, primarily of meeting houses in New York Yearly Meeting. There are also some miscellaneous shots.


  • 1971 - 1978


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

R. Ward Harrington, a Quaker, was the clerk of Flushing Meeting and professor of philosophy and economics of the New York City Community College of the City University of New York. He was involved with various Friends organizations including New York Yearly Meeting, Friends Journal, and Quaker Religious Thought.


.13 Cubic Feet : 1 box; stored with PA097.




This collection consists of color photographs and slides compiled by R. W.ard Harrington, professor and Quaker involved with New York Yearly Meeting. The photographs are primarily of individuals and groups, and the slides are mainly of meeting houses in New York Yearly Meeting.


This collection is organized into three folders, one of photographs and two of slides.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed typewritten inventory is available in the box.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of New York Yearly Meeting, 1997
Zoe Peyton Jones
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