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Farmington Friends Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-F335

Scope and Contents

Records of Farmington Friends Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Orthodox Farmington Monthly Meetings, 1803-. Includes: Minutes (men's & joint), 1803-1997, women's minutes, 1816-77, marriage intentions, 1803-27, births, deaths, etc., 1885-1906, marriages & removals, 1802-52, membership, 1907-70, Ministers and Elders minutes, 1838-1973 & 1990-1997, a Lyceum book, and The Farmington Friend, a newsletter, 1964-68 & 1984-95.

Dates

  • 1803-1997

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm. Some records of Ministers and Elders are restricted; see Curator for details.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

Farmington Monthly Meeting was established in 1803, set off from Saratoga Monthly Meeting, under Easton Quarterly. It became a part of Farmington Quarterly Meeting in 1810 when it was established. After the Separation, the Hicksite branch became a part of Genesee Yearly Meeting. It changed to an Executive Meeting in 1887 (meeting quarterly) and was laid down in 1927. The Orthodox branch, which became a united meeting in 1955, remains active to date.

Extent

3.75 Linear Feet (32 volumes (plus 5 folders))

Overview

Records of Farmington Friends Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Orthodox Farmington Monthly Meetings, 1803-. Includes: Minutes (men's & joint), 1803-1997, women's minutes, 1816-77, marriage intentions, 1803-27, births, deaths, etc., 1885-1906, marriages & removals, 1802-52, membership, 1907-70, Ministers and Elders minutes, 1838-1973 & 1990-1997, a Lyceum book, and The Farmington Friend, a newsletter, 1964-68 & 1984-95.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1803-16, 1.2 1803-43, 1.3 1816-31, 1.4 1831-43, 1.5 1843-68, 1.6 1868-93, 1.7 1893-1907, 1.8 1907-35, 1.9 1935-54, 1.10 1954-69, 1.11 1970-79, 1.12 1979-82, 1.13 1983-88, 1.14 1989-94, 1.15 1995-97; Women's minutes: 2.1 1816-27, 2.2 1827-42, 2.3 1842-67, 2.4 1867-77; Vital records: 3.1 Marriage intentions 1803-27, 3.2 Marriage intentions 1803-27, 3.3 Births, deaths, etc. 1885-1906, 3.4 Marriages & removals 1802-52, 3.5 Members 1907-70; Ministers and Elders records: 4.1 1838-83, 4.2 1883-1956, 4.3 1856-68, 4.4 1968-73, 4.5 1990-97; Lyceum records: 5.1; Newsletter: 6.1 1964-68, 6.2 1984-89, 6.3 1990-1994 6.4 1995-; Miscellaneous: 7.1 Corres. with the Quarter, 7.2 Library Records 7.3 Correspondence 1913-17 1951, 7.4 Miscellaneous 1796 1842, 7.5 State of Society 1945.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes to 1868, marriages, 1802-52, removals, 1802-52 also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY39-42.

General

Vol.5.1 also includes abstract of the Hicksite Register, RG2/NY/F333 v.3.1, made in 1959.
Title
RECORDS OF FARMINGTON FRIENDS MONTHLY MEETING AND FARMINGTON MONTHLY MEETING (ORTHODOX)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

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