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Bulls Head-Oswego Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-B855
Records of Bulls Head-Oswego Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Oswego Monthly Meeting and Oswego Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). Includes: minutes, men's and joint, 1826-1996/2009-2013; women's minutes, 1799-1887; vital records including marriages, 1799-1900, marriages & removals, 1809-1875, births & deaths, 1810-1933, marriages & removals, 1875-1917, births & deaths, 1927-1980, removals, 1979-1995; minutes of the meeting of Ministers and Elders 1883-1859 & 1890-1910; account books of the Oswego Institute and its predecessor, Oswego Village Boarding School, 1860-1863; minutes of the Moore's Mills Friends Association, 1899-1907; newsletter, 1980-89 and 95; minutes of the Oswego Cemetery Association. Also includes records of Bull's Head Preparative Meeting, 1959-66.

Dates

  • 1799-2013

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

2.1 Linear Feet

Overview

Records of Bulls Head-Oswego Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Oswego Monthly Meeting and Oswego Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). Includes: minutes, men's and joint, 1826-2013; women's minutes, 1799-1887; vital records including marriages, 1799-1900, marriages & removals, 1809-1875, births & deaths, 1810-1933, marriages & removals, 1875-1917, births & deaths, 1927-1980, removals, 1979-1995; minutes of the meeting of Ministers and Elders 1883-1859 & 1890-1910; account books of the Oswego Institute and its predecessor, Oswego Village Boarding School, 1860-1863; minutes of the Moore's Mills Friends Association, 1899-1907; newsletter, 1980-89 and 95; minutes of the Oswego Cemetery Association. Also includes records of Bull's Head Preparative Meeting, 1959-66.

Biographical / Historical

Oswego Monthly Meeting was established in 1799, set off from Nine Partners Monthly Meeting. Oswego Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) changed its name to Bulls Head-Oswego in 1980. This meeting remains active. Oswego Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) became Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1870. This meeting also remains active.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1828-1843, 1.2 1843-1872, 1.3 1872-1923, 1.4 1926-1931, 1.5 1926-1938. 1.6 1938-1954, 1.7 1954-1966, 1.8 1966-1976, 1.9 1976-1982, 1.10 1983-1989, 1.11 1992-1996, 1.12 Minute of incorporation 1991, 1.13 2009-10, 1.14 2011-13; women's minutes: 2.1 1799-1817, 2.2 1817-1835, 2.3 1835-1857, 2.4 1857-1874, 2.5 1874-1887; vital records: 3.1 Marriages 1799-1900 & Intents 1799-1850, 3.2 Marriages and Removals 1809-1875, 3.3 Births and Deaths 1810-1933 & Marriages and Removals 1875-1917, 3.4 Births and Deaths 1927-1980, 3.5 Removals 1979-1995, 3.6 Letters of transfer 1814-1876; records of the meeting of Ministers & Elders: 4.1 Minutes 1833-1859, 4.2 Minutes, 1890-1910; records of the Oswego Institute: 5.1 Account Book, 1861-1862, 5.2 Account Book 1862-1863; 5.3 Account book, 1860-1861; Records of Moore's Mills Friends Association: 6.1 1899-1907; Newsletter: 7.1 1980-89 and 1995; Miscellaneous: 8.1 Recorder's Correspondence 1939-60, 8.2 Oswego Cemetery Assn 1926-62, 8.3 Shadrach Ricketson Bequest Records1883-84/1929-31, 8.4 History 1970; Property & Financial: 9.1 Materials re: Garden Hollow Cemetery 1876-1931, 9.2 Misc. Subscriptions 1783-1983, 9.3 Deeds 1835-1981.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes to 1872 & vital records to 1933 also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY106, 108-109.
Title
RECORDS OF BULLS HEAD-OSWEGO MONTHLY MEETING AND OSWEGO MONTHLY MEETING (HICKSITE)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
dacs
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