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Farmington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-F357

Scope and Contents

Records of Farmington Quarterly Meeting and its predecessors, 1810-1974. Includes: Men's, women's & joint minutes, 1810-1974, Ministers and Elders minutes, 1810-1940, and Bible School Conference, 1894-1916.

Dates

  • 1810-1974

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.

Biographical / Historical

Farmington Quarterly Meeting was established in 1810, set off from Stanford Quarterly and comprising Farmington and Scipio Monthly Meetings. Scipio Quarterly was set off in 1825. After the Separation, the Hicksite branch joined Genesee Yearly Meeting on its establishment (1834). It changed from a Quarterly to a Half Yearly Meeting in 1900, while the Orthodox branch remained a quarterly meeting under New York Yearly Meeting. In 1958 Farmington Half Yearly merged with Farmington Quarterly, under New York Yearly. In 1962 Farmington and Scipio Quarterlies began to hold annual joint meetings. Farmington-Scipio Regional Meeting was established in 1975.

Extent

2.1 Linear Feet (21 volumes)

Overview

Records of Farmington Quarterly Meeting and its predecessors, 1810-1974. Includes: Men's, women's & joint minutes, 1810-1974, Ministers and Elders minutes, 1810-1940, and Bible School Conference, 1894-1916.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's and joint): 1.1 1810-1869 (Hicksite), 1.2 1828-1862 (Orthodox), 1.3 1863-1893 (Orthodox), 1.4 1869-1927 (Hicksite), 1.5 1893-1932 (Orthodox), 1.6 1901-1941 (Hicksite), 1.7 1933-1973 (Orthodox and United), 1.8 1944-1958 (Hicksite), 1.9 1943-1974, 1.10 1972-1974; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1810-1840 (Orthodox), 2.2 1828-1882 (Hicksite), 2.3 1840-1869 (Orthodox) ; Ministry and Oversight: 3.1 1810-1869 (Hicksite), 3.2 1828-1842 (Orthodox), 3.3 1842-1873 (Orthodox), 3.4 1869-1913 (Hicksite), 3.5 1873-1904 (Orthodox), 3.6 1904-1917 (Orthodox), 3.7 1917-1940 (Orthodox); Miscellaneous: 4.1 Bible School Conference 1894-1916 (Orthodox), 4.2 State of Society Reports 1950-60.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF FARMINGTON QUARTERLY 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
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