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Albany Friends Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-A412
Records of the second Albany Friends Meeting, 1942-ongoing. Includes: Minutes, 1942-1994, and newsletters, 1965-68.

Dates

  • 1942-1995

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

1 Linear Feet (6 volumes)

Overview

Records of the second Albany Friends Meeting, 1942-ongoing. Includes: Minutes, 1942-1994, and newsletters, 1965-68.

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. A second meeting at Albany was organized in 1942. It is currently active.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1942-55, 1.2 1955-60, 1.3 1961-64, 1.4 1982-87, 1.5 1991-94, 1.6 1964 5mo-1971, 1.7 1972, 1.8 1973 4mo-1982 6mo; Newsletters: 2.1 1965-68, 2.2 1990-1995.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF ALBANY FRIENDS MEETING
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