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Matinecock Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M387

Scope and Contents

Records of Matinecock Preparative Meeting, 1776-1948.

Includes men's minutes and joint, 1776-1948, women's minutes, 1789-1886, and miscellaneous records. The latter includes a rough list of interments at the Matinecock burial grounds made in 1909.

Dates

  • 1776-1949

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

Matinecock Meeting was among the first meetings established by Quaker settlers in New York. Members of the Society of Friends met at Matinecock as early as 1671. In 1960, Westbury Monthly Meeting approved the setting off of Matinecock Preparative Meeting as Matinecock Monthly Meeting, effective 1mo 8 1961.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (20 volumes)

Overview

Records of Matinecock Preparative Meeting, 1776-1948.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1776-1787, 1.2 1787-1791, 1.3 1797-1808, 1.4 1808-1817, 1.5 1817-1836, 1.6 1836-1856, 1.7 1856-1883, 1.8 1883-1903, 1.9 1903-1916, 1.10 1916-1926, 1.11 1926-1945, 1.12 1944-1948, 1.13 Index 1903-1916; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1789-1842, 2.2 1842-1859, 2.3 1859-1873, 2.4 1874-1883, 2.5 1883-1886; Miscellaneous records: 3.1 list of interments 1909, 3.2 Clerk's files 1948-1949, 3.3 Burial permits 1905-1913, 3.4 First Day School funds 1878-79, 3.5 List of adult members n.d.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

General

Meeting held jointly with women beginning in 1886 7mo.
Title
RECORDS OF MATINECOCK PREPARATIVE MEETING
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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