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Archives & Manuscripts

Cornwall Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-C673

Scope and Contents

Records of Cornwall Monthly Meeting and its Hicksite predecessor, 1788-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1788-1979/1990-2013; women's minutes, 1788-1890; vital records 1788-1973; minutes of Ministers and Elders, 1795-1861, and Ministry and Counsel 1907-1932; minutes of the Young Friends Association, 1871-1926; newsletter, 1985-93 and 1995.

Dates

  • 1788-2013

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

Cornwall Monthly Meeting was established in 1788, set off from Creek Monthly Meeting. It remained under Nine Partners Quarterly Meeting until the establishment of Cornwall Quarterly Meeting in 1816. When Cornwall Quarterly Meeting was laid down in 1846 the monthly meeting became a part of Westbury Quarterly. Cornwall Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) joined Marlborough Monthly in 1906. Cornwall Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), since 1955 known as Cornwall Monthly Meeting, remains active to date.

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Overview

Records of Cornwall Monthly Meeting and its Hicksite predecessor, 1788-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1788-1979/1990-2013; women's minutes, 1788-1890; vital records 1788-1973; minutes of Ministers and Elders, 1795-1861, and Ministry and Counsel 1907-1932; minutes of the Young Friends Association, 1871-1926; newsletter, 1985-93 and 1995.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1788-1800, 1.2 1800-1815, 1.3 1816-1850, 1.4 1851-1890, 1.5 1889-1896, 1.6 1896-1914, 1.7 1915-1921, 1.8 1922-1936, 1.9 1936-1951, 1.10 1951-1956, 1.11 1957-1960, 1.13 1963-1967, 1.14 1966-1968, 1.15 1969-1979, 1.16 1801/1854, 1.17-1.33 1990-2013; Women's minutes: 2.1 1788-1803, 2.2 1803-1822, 2.3 1822-1840, 2.4 1840-1852, 2.5 1853-1871, 2.6 1871-1883, 2.7 1883-1890; Vital records: 3.1 1828-1940, 3.2 1808-1823, 3.3 & 3.4 1788-1850, 3.5 1828-1939, 3.6 1877-1973; Records of the Meeting of Ministry & Counsel and its predecessors: 4.1 1795-1861, 4.2 1907-1914, 4.3 1914-1932, 4.4 1959-63, 4.5 Travelling minutes 1794-1803; Records of the Young Friends Association: 5.1 1871-1878, 5.2 1895-1896, 5.3 1897-1917, 5.4 1918-1926; Miscellaneous: 6.1 Newsletter 1985-89, 6.2 Newsletter 1937-1941, 6.3 Newsletter 1990-93 and 1995, 6.4 Correspondence 1914-38, 6.5 Papers 1760-1860, 6.6 State of the Meeting Report 1982; Property: 7.1 Important deeds and agreements 1789-1913.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes to 1871, women's minutes, and vital records to 1939 also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY19-22.
Title
RECORDS OF CORNWALL MONTHLY MEETING AND CORNWALL MONTHLY MEETING (HICKSITE)
Subtitle
An Inventory of 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