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Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1995-2006

Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.
Dates: 1946 - 1968

Friends Equal Rights Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-179
Abstract Minutes of the Friends Equals Rights Association, 1900-1905 and 1915-1917, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1900-1917

Friends Historical Library collection of panoramic photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-172
Overview This collection includes rolled panoramic photos, mostly Quaker conferences, including New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM), Friends General Conference (FGC), Friends World Conference, Young Friends Conference, and more.
Dates: 1911 - 1967

Friends Historical Library manuscript epistles collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-006
Overview The term "epistle" is used to refer to letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to another. Epistles are often used to articulate Quaker doctrine and discipline. This collection of various manuscript (handwritten) epistles was compiled from the Friends Historical Library from different sources.
Dates: 1688 - 1973

Gathered Leaves: Miscellaneous Papers from New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-062
Overview The bulk of the collection is epistles, sorted roughly by topic. William Wood, the Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting who arranged the collection, was particularly interested in the issues of slavery, freedmen, peace testimony, and religious education. Also included are correspondence, Quaker documents, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents include Moses Brown, William Rickman, John Pemberton.
Dates: 1694-1871

R. W. Harrington slide and photo collection, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-096
Overview This collection consists of color photographs and slides compiled by R. W.ard Harrington, professor and Quaker involved with New York Yearly Meeting. The photographs are primarily of individuals and groups, and the slides are mainly of meeting houses in New York Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1971 - 1978

Incest Survivors Resource Network International Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-101
Overview In 1983, Anne Marie Eriksson (formerly Anne Marie Townsend) and husband Erik Eriksson helped found the Incest Survivors Resource Network International (ISRNI), a Quaker witness educational resource for incest survivors. After 15 years of operation, the firm filed for dissolution on June 5, 1998. The organization became a committee of the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. ISRNI was a survivor-initiated organization that encouraged coordinated intervention and...
Dates: 1983-1998

Roy Moger. New York Yearly Meeting photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-092
Overview This collection contains personal photographs taken by Roy Moger of places, persons, and events concerning New York Yearly Meeting in the 1960s. Of special interest are photographs of the meeeting houses, the March on Washington and a Memorial for the Children of Birmingham.
Dates: 1956-1970

New York Friends Service Committee records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFHL-SC-224
Overview The New York Friends Service Committee was established in 1917 following an appeal by New York Yearly Meeting to assist the American Friends Service Committee in its clothing appeal for European war relief. By 1922, the focus had changed to famine relief particularly for Russia, and the Committee was encouraged to work directly through AFSC. This small collection contains minutes, annual reports, and financial records.
Dates: ca. 1917-1922

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