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Archives & Manuscripts

New York Quarterly Meeting Workroom Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-N478

Scope and Contents

Includes records of the Workroom, a project of the New York Monthly Meetings. Records consist of minutes, correspondence, financial Records history, photographs and newspaper clippings.

Dates

  • 1940-1978

Creator

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Biographical / Historical

Established in 1940 by the Joint Peace and Service Committee of the New York Monthly Meetings, the Workroom, a sewing room, served the world in its relief efforts by its production of garments for needy children during World War II and later expanding to include Greece, Nigeria and other locations world-wide until December 31, 1976.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Includes records of the Workroom, a project of the New York Monthly Meetings. Records consist of minutes, corre spondence,financial Records history, photographs and newspaper clippings.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Ser. 1, History and News Coverage; Ser. 2, Minutes and Accounts; Ser. 3, Photographs, Scrapbook and Album.

Physical Location

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Custodial History

Deposited by the New York Yearly Meeting, 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF THE WORKROOM COMMITTEE OF NEW YORK QUARTERLY 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

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