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Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-P655

Scope and Contents

Records of Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Oswego Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) and Oswego Monthly Meeting (pre-Separation), 1799-ongoing. Includes: Minutes (mens and joint), 1799-1888 and 1888-1977/1980-2012; women's minutes, 1828-1900; marriages and removals, 1828-1900; births and deaths, 1828-1885; births, deaths, marriages, and removals, 1871-1975; minutes of the meeting of Ministry and Counsel and its predecessors, 1853-1971; minutes of Quaker Maids Club, 1873-1971; minutes of the Women's Council and its predecessors, 1929-1971; minutes, First Day School Association, 1873-1889; minutes, Pastoral Committee, 1915-1928, and Friendly News, 1981-90.

The Friendly News contains copies of minutes, 1981-95.

Dates

  • 1799-2012

Creator

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

Oswego Monthly Meeting was established in 1799, set off from Nine Partners Monthly Meeting. Oswego Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) changed its name to Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting in 1870. Oswego Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) became Bulls-Head-Oswego Monthly Meeting in 1980. Both meetings remain active.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Records of Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Oswego Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) and Oswego Monthly Meeting (pre-Separation), 1799-ongoing. Includes: Minutes (mens and joint), 1799-1888 & 1888-1977/1980-2007; women's minutes, 1828-1900; marriages and removals, 1828-1900; births and deaths, 1828-1885; births, deaths, marriages, and removals, 1871-1975; minutes of the meeting of Ministry and Counsel and its predecessors, 1853-1971; minutes of Quaker Maids Club, 1873-1971; minutes of the Women's Council and its predecessors, 1929-1971; minutes, First Day School Association, 1873-1889; minutes, Pastoral Committee, 1915-1928, and Friendly News, 1981-90.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's and joint): 1.1 1799-1804, 1.2 1804-09, 1.3 1809-15, 1.4 1835-75, 1.5 1875-1888, 1.6 1888-99, 1.7 1900-13, 1.8 1914-23, 1.9 1924-33, 1.10 1934-50, 1.11 1951-54, 1.12 1955-65, 1.13 1966-77, 1.14 1980-88, 1.15 1989-2007, 1.16 2007-12; Women's minutes: 2.1 1828-1876, 2.2 1877-78; Vital records: 3.1 Marriages and removals, 1828-1900, 3.2 births and deaths, 1828-85, 3.3 births, deaths, etc., 1871-1975; Ministers and Elders: 4.1 1853-75, 4.2 1875-1901, 4.3 1901-13, 4.4 1914-28, 4.5 1928-30, 4.6 1931-46, 4.7 1947-59, 4.8 1959-67, 4.9 Ruth correspondence, 1980-85; Pastoral Committee: 5.1 1915-28; First Day School Association: 6.1 1873-89; Quaker Maids Club: 7.1 1926-35, 7.2 1935-44, 7.3 1945-53, 7.4 1953-67; Quaker Ladies, Friends Missionary Society, and Women's Council: 8.1 1929-38, 8.2 1941-44, 8.3 1948-64, 8.4 1964-71; Newsletter: 9.1 1981-82, 9.2 1983, 9.3 1984, 9.4 1985, 9.5 1986, 9.6 1987, 9.7 1988, 9.8 1989, 9.9 1989-95, 9.10 1889-90 and undated.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes, 1799-1875, & vital Records 1828-85 & 1828-1900also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY 106-107, 109-110.
Title
RECORDS OF POUGHKEEPSIE MONTHLY MEETING
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

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