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Glens Falls Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-G655
Records of Glens Falls Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Orthodox branches of Queensbury Monthly Meeting, 1800-1970. Includes: Minutes 1800-1970; Vital Records 1790-1952, including births & deaths, 1790-1906, membership, 1854-1952, and marriages & removals, 1806-55; Ministers and Elders minutes, 1892-1970; records of Mission Aid societies, 1920-51; Young Friends Fellowship, 1950-53.

Dates

  • 1800-1970

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

2.5 Linear Feet (30 volumes)

Overview

Records of Glens Falls Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Orthodox branches of Queensbury Monthly Meeting, 1800-1970. Includes: Minutes 1800-1970; Vital Records 1790-1952, including births & deaths, 1790-1906, membership, 1854-1952, and marriages & removals, 1806-55; Ministers and Elders minutes, 1892-1970; records of Mission Aid societies, 1920-51; Young Friends Fellowship, 1950-53.

Biographical / Historical

Queensbury Monthly Meeting was established in 1800, set off from Easton Monthly Meeting. It was a part of Easton Quarterly Meeting until Saratoga Quarterly was established in 1815. The Hicksite branch was laid down in 1863, members attached to Saratoga Monthly. The Orthodox branch changed its name to Glens Falls Monthly in 1877. It was laid down in 1973.

Arrangement

Divided into Series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1800-1811, 1.2 1811-1818, 1.3 1818-1840, 1.4 1840-1878, 1.5 1897-1912, 1.6 1912-1937, 1.7 1937-1945, 1.8 1945-1950, 1.9 1959-1970; Women's minutes: 2.1 1800-1811, 2.2 1828-1829, 2.3 1829-1844, 2.4 1844-1854, 2.5 1854-1876; Vital records: 3.1 Births and Deaths 1790-1906, 3.2 Membership 1854-1952, 3.3 Marriages and Removals 1806-1855, 3.4 Miscellaneous 1844-1908; Ministry and Counsel: 4.1 Ministers and Elders 1892-1911, 4.2 Pastoral Committee 1905-1914, 4.3 Pastoral Committee 1914-1944, 4.4 Ministry and Counsel 1944-1957, 4.5 Ministry and Counsel 1957-1967, 4.6 Ministry and Counsel 1967-1970; Christian Endeaver Society: 5.1 1904-1909; Mission Aid Societies: 6.1 Women's Foreign Mission Society 1920-1931, 6.2 Women's Missionary Society 1941-1951, 6.3 Ladies Aid Society 1925-1944, 6.4 Home and Foreign Mission Auxilary 1922-1934; Young Friends Fellowship: 7.1 1951-1953, 7.2 Conference 1950-1953; Property: 8.1 Properties and Transcripts 1772-1956; Annual Reports: 9.1 1964-66; Miscellaneous: 10.1 Library record 1860, 10.2 Phil Kiliru Scholarship 1964-65, 10.3 Correspondence 1974, 10.4 Bicentennial 1967.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Marriages, 1806-55, minutes, 1800-78, women's minutes, 1800-1811 & 1828-54 also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY 121, 122, 123, 124.
Title
RECORDS OF GLENS FALLS MONTHLY MEETING AND QUEENSBURY 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
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