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South Glens Falls Friends Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S673

Scope and Contents

Records of South Glens Falls Monthly Meeting and its predecessors. Includes minutes 1847-1959, vital records 1863-1932, and miscellaneous 1923-69. Also included are records of Christian Endeavor, Women's Foreign Missionary Society, Ladies Aid, Friends Sunday School, Docas Society, Polyanna Class, and the Quaker Guild.

Dates

  • 1847-1969

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

In 1855, Moreau Monthly Meeting was established with a membership of the former monthly meetings of Saratoga and Greenfield and of Moreau Preparative Meeting. In 1917 its name was changed to South Glens Falls. In 1974 it united with Glens Falls Monthly Meeting to form Adirondack Monthly Meeting.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (33 volumes, 3 folders, and 1 box)

Overview

Records of South Glens Falls Monthly Meeting and its predecessors. Includes minutes 1847-1959, vital records 1863-1932, and miscellaneous 1923-69. Also included are records of Christian Endeavor, Women's Foreign Missionary Society, Ladies Aid, Friends Sunday/Sabbath School, Docas Society, Polyanna Class, and the Quaker Guild.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes, Men's and Joint: 1.1 1876-1892, 1.2 1892-1908, 1.3 1909-1933, 1.4 1940-43, 1.5 1944-46, 1.6 1947-50, 1.7 1951-54, 1.8 1955-56, 1.9 1956-59, 1.10 1934-40; Minutes, Women: 2.1 1847-75; Vital Records: 3.1 1863-1932, 3.2 1891-1906, 3.3 1906-56; Misc: 4.1 1923-69, 4.2 1938-56, 4.3 1944-47, 4.4 1872-1950, 4.5 1934-1957, 4.6 1953-55, 4.7 1860; Christian Endeavor: 5.1 Roll, 1909, 5.2 1909-15, 5.3 Accounts 1909-13; Women's Foreign Missionary Society: 6.1 Accounts 1928-41, 6.2 Accounts 1941-48; Friends Sunday School: 7.1 Roll 1904-05, 7.2 Roll 1909-11, 7.3 Roll 1911-12, 7.4 1912-14, 7.5 Minutes 1916-20, 7.6 Receipts 1912-14, 7.7 Library Catalog 1915, 7.8 Sabbath School records 1877-78; Dorcas Society: 8.1 1920-25, 8.2 1925-27; Ladies Aid: 9.1 1926-55; Polyanna Class: 10.1 1919-22; Quaker Guild: 1948-55.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

General

Volume 2.1 includes women's minutes of Saratoga Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1847-55.
Title
RECORDS OF SOUTH GLENS FALLS AND MOREAU (ORTHODOX) MONTHLY MEETINGS
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

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