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Flushing Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-F672

Scope and Contents

Records of Flushing Monthly Meeting, 1725-2013. Includes: Minutes, 1805-2013; vital records 1725-2013; minutes of Ministry and Counsel, 1907-1971, 2007, 2009.

Dates

  • 1725-2013

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

Flushing Monthly Meeting was reestablished in 1805, set off from New York Monthly, under Westbury Quarterly Meeting. The Orthodox branch was laid down in 1830, members attached to New York Monthly Meeting. Flushing Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) was reunited with the Orthodox branch when Westbury and New York Quarterly meetings reunited in 1957. Flushing Monthly Meeting remains active to date.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Overview

Records of Flushing Monthly Meeting, 1725-2013. Includes: Minutes, 1805-2013; vital records 1725-2001; minutes of Ministry and Counsel, 1907-1971, 2007, 2009.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1805-1825, 1.2 1826-1872, 1.3 1873-1918, 1.4 1918-1946, 1.5 1946-1963, 1.6 1963-1974, 1.7 1974-1987, 1.8 1987-2002, 1.9 Extracts 1707-1837, 1.10 Misc. 1675-1828, 1.11-1.21 2003-2013; Women's minutes: 2.1 1805-1823, 2.2 1823-1845, 2.3 1845-1865, 2.4 1866-1880, 2.5 1880-1899; Vital Records: 3.1 Register 1858-1950, 3.2 Register 1805-1906, 3.3 Register 1903-1931, 3.4 Marriages 1806-1935, 3.5 Removals 1805-1877, 3.6 Births and Deaths 1725-1880, 3.7 Abstracts 1805-1877, 3.8 Membership 1873-1980, 3.9 Membership 1876-1980, 3.10 Membership Records ca.1945-2001, 3.11 Marriage Certificate 1876, 3.12 List of member families 1881, 3.13 Town Clerk List 1755; Ministry and Counsel: 4.1 1907-1914, 4.2 1914-1946, 4.3 1947-1971, 4.4 1978-86, 4.5 1986-2001 (gaps); Financial and Property Records: 5.1 1842-1876, 5.2 1876-1888, 5.3 1987-2002, 5.4 Meeting blueprints, 5.5 Deeds and related documents 1676-1928, 5.6 Subscription and quota lists 1772-1882, 5.7 Trustees 2006-13, 5.8-5.28 Property records; Miscellaneous Papers: 6.1 1900-1932, 6.2 Bulletin 1980-89, 6.3 Newsletter 1954-68, 6.4 Bulletin 1941-72, 6.5 Quaker Gazette 1958, Newsletter 6.6 1990-1995, 6.7 Philanthropic 1888-91, 6.8 Social Duty 1910-16, 6.9 'Speaking Scripture' 1992, 6.10 Library lists 1828/n.d., 6.11 Historical notes, 6.15 Newsletter 2003-12, 6.13 Peace & Social Action 2010-13, 6.14-6.15 Ministry & Oversight 2007, 2009.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Births & deaths, 1725-1880, marriages, 1764-1821 & 1806-81, membership, 1805-1906, removals, 1805-77, and minutes to 1872 also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY 160, 47, 51-52.
Title
RECORDS OF FLUSHING MONTHLY MEETING (1805- )
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