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Rochester Executive Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-R633

Scope and Contents

Records of Rochester Executive Meeting, 1825-1916. Includes men's, women's and joint minutes 1825-1916; vital records 1769-1915; Ministers' and Elders' minutes 1862-1913; and financial and property records, 1836-1956.

Dates

  • 1769-1916

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Rochester Monthly Meeting was set off in 1825 by Farmington Quarterly Meeting. It split into Orthodox and Hicksite branches in 1828. The Hicksite branch became an Executive Meeting in 1886. It was laid down in 1916 and the members attached to Farmington Executive Meeting.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (15 volumes and 4 folders)

Language

English

Overview

Records of Rochester Executive Meeting, 1825-1956. Includes men's, women's and joint minutes 1825-1916; vital records 1769-1915; Ministers' and Elders' minutes 1862-1913; and financial and property records, 1936-1956.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's minutes : 1.1 1825-1843, 1.2 1844-1868, 1.3 Clerk's draft 1863-1865, 1.4 1868-1916; Women's minutes: 2.1 1825-1847, 2.2 1847-1881; Vital records: 3.1 register 1828-1848, 3.2 register 1772-1837, 3.3 register 1769-1915, 3.4 marriage intentions 1825-1850, 3.5 certificates 1825-1915, 3.6 removal certificates 1827-1888, 3.7 removal certificates 1837-1848,3.8 births 1830-32 and 1845; Ministers'and Elders: 4.1 1862-1913; Miscellaneous: 5.1 1841, 5.2 1836-97, 5.3 1892-1956, 5.4 1897.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF ROCHESTER EXECUTIVE MEETING (HICKSITE)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its 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
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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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