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Purdy Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-243
Overview The collection contains account books, financial papers, family correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of William Purdy, a New York Quaker preacher, and his family. He was a member of Amawalk Monthly Meeting, attending Croton preparative and worship meetings, and traveled in the ministry, leaving an undated record of the Friends and meetings that he visited. Purdy was donated money, land, and labor towards building a new bridge and school house in Cortlandt. Collection also includes...
Dates: 1801-2004

Collection of sufferings of Flushing Friends during the American Revolution

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-243
Abstract Contains a document listing the Sufferings of Friends belonging to Flushing Monthly Meeting given to the Committee appointed to inspect the Sufferings of Friends, 1782. Also, accounts submitted by individuals and related epistles, 1775 and 1778, from London and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings.
Dates: 1775-1789

Sky Island Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-121
Overview Sky Island was a refugee vacation hostel run by the American Friends Service Committee in copperation with the American Christian Committee for Refugees from about 1938 until at least 1947. Flora E. Pottenger was a teacher from Warsaw, Indiana, who worked at Sky Island during the summer of 1946. Her Sky Island papers, all photocopies, include correspondence, reports, and photographs.
Dates: 1945-1947

Joseph Tallcot correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-186
Abstract Contains five letters from Quaker educator Joseph Talcot, including one to New York Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and four to Samuel Parsons (1744-1841), long-time elder and clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. The letters deal with concerns of the Meeting for Suffering and providing literature to Friends in remote quarterly meetings.
Dates: 1814-1824

The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of the Free People of Color

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-051
Overview The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of Free People of Color was a Quaker society in New York City, organized in 1839. Its purpose was to support the abolition of slavery and educational charities for blacks. This small collection contains a minute book (6/1839-5/1843) and loose minutes (1844).
Dates: 1839-1844

Correspondence concerning John Unthank Gift

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-232
Abstract Contains correspondence concerning the gift of Dr. John Unthank of Limerick, Ireland, of £1,000, to be divided between two concerns: first, to the Ohio, Indiana and Baltimore Yearly Meetings to be applied by them through their Indian committees toward promoting the so-called civilization and Christian instruction of Native Americans; and, secondly£250 each to Indiana and Ohio Yearly Meetings toward establishing boarding schools for the children of members. Samuel Parsons of New York Yearly...
Dates: 1835-1837

Daniel P. Whitley correspondence with New York Yearly Meeting Friends

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-242
Abstract The collections contains correspondence between Daniel P. Whitley with Friends in New York Meeting concerning issues of faith. Primary correspondent is Joseph A. Vlaskamp, General Secretary of the Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1988-1991

Wood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-192
Overview The Wood Family Papers contains papers from a Quaker family active in 19th century New York City Friends affairs, compiled by M. S. (Mary Sutton) Wood. Included are business correspondence concerning the printing house founded by Samuel Wood and his sons, correspondence from prominent Friends concerning work for social causes including abolition, freedmen, prisoners, First Day schools, and peace, and genealogical material, writings, and reminiscences by Mary S. Wood.
Dates: 1784-1874

Young Friends' Association (Purchase, N.Y.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-075
Overview The Young Friends' Association, a Quaker social and study group, was established in Purchase, New York, in 1892. The Association was modeled after a similar organization in Philadelphia and met regularly to discuss topics of mutual interest. The collection contains one bound volume of minutes, 1892-1894.
Dates: 1892-1894

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 5
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Hicks family 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Elliott Baldwin Hunt 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Hazard, Elizabeth L. 1
Hicks, Benjamin D. (Benjamin Doughty), 1836-1906 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1815-1900 1
Hicks, John D., 1829-1907 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Mekeel, Amy Grace, 1885-1976 1
Monkton Monthly Meeting of Friends (approximately 1925-1996 : Monkton, Vt.) 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : approximately 1671-1828 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Farmington Quarterly Meeting (1828-1955) 1
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Scipio Quarterly Meeting 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Scipio Quarterly Meeting 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Pottenger, Flora E., 1890-1980 1
Purdy family 1
Purdy, William, d. 1847 1
Ringenbach, Ruth P. (Ruth Pretakewitz), 1922-1999 1
Rotch, Thomas, 1767-1823. 1
Rotch, William, 1734-1828 1
Samuel S. & William Wood (Firm) 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Sky Island Hostel (Nyack, N.Y.) 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 1
The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of the Free People of Color 1
Tingue, Arthur M. 1
Townsend, Richard H., 1804- 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Unthank, John, 1754-1840 1
Vlaskamp, Joseph A., 1929-2001 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Whitley, Daniel P., 1945- 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Willets, William, 1808-1844 1
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 1
Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844 1
Wood, William, 1797-1877 1
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
Young Friends' Association (Purchase, N.Y.) 1
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