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Albany Executive Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-A410
Includes: Minutes (men's and joint), 1840-94 and 1894-1915; women's minutes, 1840-69; minutes of the Preparative Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1841-87 and 1887-94; register & scrapbook, 1840-1915; Deeds and Property Records 1898-1908; contained with the Register are records of births & deaths, marriages, removals, names of the members of Albany and New Scotland Preparative Meetings, and miscellaneous items tipped in.

Dates

  • 1840-1915

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet (6 volumes)

Overview

Includes: Minutes (men's and joint), 1840-94 and 1894-1915; women's minutes, 1840-69; minutes of the Preparative Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1841-87 and 1887-94; register & scrapbook, 1840-1915; Deeds and Property Records 1898-1908; contained with the Register are records of births & deaths, marriages, removals, names of the members of Albany and New Scotland Preparative Meetings, and miscellaneous items tipped in.

Biographical / Historical

The first Albany Monthly Meeting was established in 12mo 1840, set off from Coeymans Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). It changed to an Executive Meeting (meeting quarterly) in 1894, and began to meet half-yearly in 1902. It was laid down in 1915 and its members were joined to New York Monthly Meeting.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1840-1894, 1.2 1894-1915; women's minutes: 2.1 1840-1869; vital records:, 3.1 1840-1915; Ministers and Elders records: 4.1 1841-87, 4.2 1887-94; Property: 5.1 Deeds and Property Records 1898-1908; Misc.: 6.1 Correspondence 1856-1915.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Register, 1840-1915, and minutes, 1840-94, also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY1.
Title
RECORDS OF ALBANY EXECUTIVE MEETING (1840-1915)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library