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Catskill Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-C355
Records of Catskill Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Plains Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and Greenfield and Neversink Executive Meeting, 1828-ongoing. Includes: Minutes (men's & joint), 1847-2002, and Register of marriages and removals, 1828-1863, and membership list. 1999.

Dates

  • 1828-2002

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

0.3 Linear Feet (8 volumes (plus 4 folders))

Overview

Records of Catskill Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Plains Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and Greenfield and Neversink Executive Meeting, 1828-ongoing. Includes: Minutes (men's & joint), 1847-2002, and a register of marriages and removals, 1828-1863, and membership list. 1999.

Biographical / Historical

Plains Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) was reportedly established in 1813, set off from Malborough Monthly Meeting. In 1864 its name was changed to Greenfield and Neversink Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1880 it adopted a joint session and later was recognized as an executive meeting. In 1975 the name was changed to Catskill Monthly Meeting. This meeting remains active.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1847-1876, 1.2 1876-1943, 1.3 1944-1984, 1.4 1984-1986, 1.5 1986-1999, 1.6 1999-2002; Vital records: 2.1 Register 1828-1863, 2.2 Membership list 1999, 2.3 Misc. Membership Records 1994; Finance & Property: 3.1 Properties & deeds, 1840; Miscellaneous: 4.1 Library record 1860, 4.2 Correspondence 1966.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes, 1847-1876, also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY114.
Title
CATSKILL, PLAINS (HICKSITE), AND GREENFIELD AND NEVERSINK MONTHLY MEETINGS
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.

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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