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Archives & Manuscripts

Records of Sessions, Representative Meeting, and Related Publications of New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NYy-001_199

Scope and Contents

Minutes of New York Yearly Meetings, the Representative Committee and its Orthodox and Hicksite predecessors, the Meetings for Sufferings, 1758-1971.

Dates

  • 1672-2013

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access is through microfilm, if available.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repository. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

New York Yearly Meeting was first held in 1696 as the Yearly Meeting at Flushing or Long Island, consisting essentially of the Flushing Quarterly Meeting that was set off from New England Yearly Meeting. Meeting for Sufferings was established in 1758 and was held quarterly to represent and hold any business of the Yearly Meeting while it was not in session.

Extent

36 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF SESSIONS, REPRESENTATIVE MEETING, AND RELATED PUBLICATIONS OF NEW YORK YEARLY MEETING
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Date
2005
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