Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955), Representative Meeting session concerning Luke Woodard
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and notes concerning the special session of New York Yearly Meeting, Representative Meeting, held 4 mo. 28, 1881.
Overview Founded in 1873 in New York City and incorporated in 1890, the Young Friends' Aid Association sought to provide the destitute with the temporary pecuniary or material aid necessary to support them into financial independence. Substantial aid was given to unemployed fathers, the homeless, and widows with children, although scholarships and student loans were also made available on occasion. The collection includes minutes, lists of members, financial records, and a scrapbook of activities...
Abstract Contains the transcript of the Young People's Peace Conference sponsored by the Joint Peace Committee of New York Quakers in 1933. Chief speakers were Frederick J. Libby, Paul Harris, Jr., Edmund B. Chaffee, Alden G. Alley, Sidney E. Goldstein, and Norman Thomas.