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Contains 6 Collections and/or Records:

Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.

Notes and correspondence, 1946 - 1967

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Scope and Contents Letters to Percy Clapp, Keeper of the records, 1953, describe her work on family history and includes her 1946 New Years greeting which featured a transcript of her great-grandmother's letter. In 1966, she corresponded with Levinus Painter who was writing a book on the History of Friends in New York State. She notes that his previous booklets didn't cover the separations and lawsuite involved. A letter to her cousins mentions Painter's project and her desire to have the records of Conservative...