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Carman family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-230
Abstract The collections contain journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous Quaker papers. A small journal kept by Thomas Carman, 1864 and 1867, describes his travels which included upstate New York, Baltimore, and Richmond (where he attended general Quaker meetings and visited African American services). Also a photocopy of a journal kept by Catharine Williams, describing a trip to Iowa in 1864 where she attended Yearly Meeting. Correspondents include Benjamin Angell, Edward Dorland, George M. Sisson,...

Percy E. Clapp papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-231
Abstract The collection includes biographical information and correspondence relating to the final illness of Percy E. Clapp and disposition of his estate; correspondence, 1916-1919, concerning the establishment of Cornell Executive Meeting which became Ithaca Monthly Meeting in 1938; Clapp's notebook on family research; and miscellaneous correspondence about New York Yearly Meeting records.

Joseph Hoag Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-199
Overview Joseph Hoag (1762-1846) was a New York and Vermont Quaker minister who regarded himself as a traditional Friend, opposing both Elias Hicks and Joseph Gurney. He is best known for his "Vision" of 1803 which predicted an American Civil War, and his Journal, the publication of which in 1860 precipitated a schism at Scipio Monthly Meeting into Otisite and Kingite groups. His wife, Huldah Hoag (1762-1850), was also a Quaker minister, as were many of his ten children. The collection contains the...

Samuel Parsons correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-229
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Samuel Parsons of New York Monthly Meeting. Correspondents include William and Hannah Jackson, ministers of New Garden Monthly Meeting, Pa.; London Friends writing to James Mott, Parsons, and Richard R. Lawrence in response to their report of Friends' activities with native Americans; Samuel Bettle of Philadelphia concerning the Separation, offering advice for New York Yearly Meeting; Daniel Comstock describing the program of study at the...

Records of Ministry and Counsel and its Predecessors of New York Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: QM-NYy-400_499
Scope and Contents Records of the Yearly Meeting on Ministry and Counsel, its Coordinating Committee, the Meeting of Ministry and Counsel, its Executive Committee, and its Orthodox and Hicksite predecessors, the Meetings of Ministers and Elders of New York Yearly Meeting.

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

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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.

Records of Trustees of New York Yearly Meeting, Other Financial and Property Records, and General Services of New York Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: QM-NYy-200_399
Scope and Contents Records of the Trustees of New York Yearly Meeting, other financial and property records, and general services and administrative records, 1672-ongoing.

Thomas Willis writings relating to the Separation and Quaker testimonies

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-220
Abstract These writings, apparently a draft in answer to Evan Lewis's defense of Hicks, elucidate Willis's beliefs and his account of the Separation, including his being part of the committee that presented the complaint against Hicks which culminated in the disownment of Hicks in 1829 by the Orthodox faction. Willis defends the importance of the Bible, the divinity of Jesus, and the authority of the Church. Includes a draft of a letter to Josiah Forster (1848) in which Willis refers to the Wilburite...

Carolena M. Wood papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-240
Abstract The collection contains correspondence concerning Quaker organizations, obituary and memorial notices, and papers which reflect Carolena Wood's participation in Quaker organizations. A letter from John Nicholson describes Friends work with the Seneca Indians, 1900.