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Granville Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-G733

Scope and Contents

Records of Granville Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Hicksite branches of Danby Monthly Meeting, 1795-1913. Includes: men's minutes, 1795-1878, women's minutes (and joint), 1815-1913, marriages (abstract), 1795-1876, membership, 1795-1878, and records of Danby Lyceum, 1850-1867.

Dates

  • 1795-1913

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

Danby Monthly Meeting was established in 1795, set off from Saratoga (Easton) Monthly. It was a part of Saratoga (later Easton) Quarterly Meeting until Ferrisburg Quarterly was established in 1810, and was set off to Easton Quarterly in 1816. The Orthodox branch of Danby Monthly changed its name to Granville Monthly in 1839; it was laid down in 1857 and members were attached to Queensbury Monthly. The Hicksite branch of Danby Monthly Meeting changed its name to Granville Monthly in 1877; it was laid down in 1924, with members attached to Easton Monthly. The Hicksite meeting was held only at Granville meeting house after 1872.

Extent

0.85 Linear Feet (9 volumes (plus two folders))

Overview

Records of Granville Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Hicksite branches of Danby Monthly Meeting, 1795-1913. Includes: men's minutes, 1795-1878, women's minutes (and joint), 1815-1913, marriages (abstract), 1795-1876, membership, 1795-1878, and records of Danby Lyceum, 1850-1867.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's): 1.1 1795-1808, 1.2 1808-1832, 1.3 1833-1878; Women's minutes (and joint): 2.1 Minutes, Women's 1815-1861, 2.2 1861-1913; Vital records: 3.1 Marriages 1795-1876 (c.1), 3.2 Marriages 1795-1876 (c.2), 3.3 Membership 1795-1878; Misc.: Danby Lyceum: 4.1 1850-1867, 4.2 Historical notes 1927-198?; Property: 5.1 Deeds 1841-1948.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes, 1795-1878 & women's minutes, 1815-61also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY 29.
Title
RECORDS OF GRANVILLE MONTHLY MEETING (HICKSITE) AND DANBY 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
Script of description
Latin
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