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Galway Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-G373
Records of Galway Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessor, 1802-1865. Includes: Minutes 1828-1865; women's minutes, 1802-1865; Ministers and Elders minutes, 1852-1862; Register, 1850-1861; Correspondence 1832-53.

The register, 1850-61, also contains minutes of Milton Monthly Meeting of Women Friends, 1828-1847.

Dates

  • 1802-1865

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

0.5 Linear Feet (6 volumes)

Overview

Records of Galway Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessor, 1802-1865. Includes: Minutes 1828-1865; women's minutes, 1802-1865; Ministers and Elders minutes, 1852-1862; Register, 1850-1861, Correspondence 1932-53.

Biographical / Historical

Galway Monthly Meeting was established in 1802, set off from Saratoga Monthly Meeting. It was a part of Easton Quarterly until Saratoga Quarterly was established in 1815. The Orthodox branch of Galway Monthly met at Providence after 1828, and was laid down in 1836, members attached to Milton Monthly. After 1847, the Hicksite branch met alternately at Galway, Greenfield and Milton. This meeting was laid down in 1865, remaining members attached to Saratoga Monthly Meeting.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's): 1.1 1828-1865; Women's minutes: 2.1 1802-1816, 2.2 1816-1865; Vital records: 3.1 Register 1850-1861; Ministers and Elders: 4.1 1848-1851, 4.2 1852-62; Miscellaneous: 5.1 Correspondence 1832-53.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes & women's minutes also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY 53.

General

Many of the records of Galway and Milton Monthly Meetings were destroyed by fire in 1848.
Title
RECORDS OF GALWAY 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.

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