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Amawalk Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-A493
Records of Amawalk Monthly Meeting and its predecessor, Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), 1795-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1812-1991; Vital records 1798-1996; minutes and other records of Ministry & Counsel and its predecessor, Ministers & Elders, 1829-1914 & 1986-95; Treasurer's book 1910-1985; deeds & other property Records 1774-1903; extracts of the minutes of the monthly and quarterly meetings for Amawalk Preparative (1795) and Monthly (1806).

Dates

  • 1795-1996

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 (16 volumes (plus 7 folders))

Overview

Records of Amawalk Monthly Meeting and its predecessor, Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), 1795-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1812-1991; Vital records 1798-1996; minutes and other records of Ministry & Counsel and its predecessor, Ministers & Elders, 1829-1914 & 1986-95; Treasurer's book 1910-1985; deeds & other property Records 1774-1903; extracts of the minutes of the monthly and quarterly meetings for Amawalk Preparative (1795) and Monthly (1806).

Biographical / Historical

Amawalk Monthly Meeting was established in 1798, set off from Chappaqua Monthly Meeting and under Purchase Monthly Meeting. Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) changed to an Executive Meeting (meeting quarterly) in 1897. Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) changed its name to Yorktown Monthly Meeting in 1882.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1828-1844, 1.2 1844-1886, 1.3 1886-1938, 1.4 1938-1984, 1.5 1984-1987, 1.6 1987-1991; Women's minutes: 2.1 1812-1829, 2.2 1829-1851; 2.3 1851-1886; Vital records: 3.1 Marriage Certificates 1798-1910, 3.2 Births and Deaths 1828-1905, 3.3 Releases 1811-1996, 3.4 Marriages and Removals 1828-1883, 3.5 Misc. membership Records 1884-1956; Ministry & Counsel: 4.1 1829-1847, 4.2 1876-1914, 4.3 1985-87, 4.4 1986-87, 4.5 1987-88, 4.6 1989, 4.7 1990-95; Financial & Property records: 5.1 Treasurer's Book 1910-1985, 5.2 Misc. deeds & property records; Miscellaneous: 6.1 Extracts 1795-1806, 6.2 Newsletter 1992-ongoing, 6.3 Miscellaneous Records 1827-1996 & n.d.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Vital records to 1910 & minutes to 1888 also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY2-4.
Title
RECORDS OF AMAWALK MONTHLY MEETING AND AMAWALK 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
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