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New England Yearly Meeting of Friends


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Joel and Hannah Bean Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Abstract Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley...
Dates: 1825-1914

Quaker Disciplines

Identifier: HC.MC-976
Dates: 1675 - 1935

Friends Historical Library manuscript epistles collection

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-006

The term "epistle" is used to refer to letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to another. Epistles are often used to articulate Quaker doctrine and discipline. This collection of various manuscript (handwritten) epistles was compiled from the Friends Historical Library from different sources.

Dates: 1688 - 1973

Fisher-Brinton family papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Abstract The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Foster-Meyers Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-221
Abstract Contains the papers of the Foster Family, a Wilburite New England Quaker family of Rhode Island, and the Meyers Family, conservative Orthodox Quakers of the Midwest. The families were united in 1924 by the marriage of Henry Cope Foster (1895-1987) of Warwick, Rhode Island, and Thyra Jane Meyers (1898-1984), born in West Branch, Iowa. The collection contains extensive personal correspondence of five generations of the Foster and Meyers families, school materials, diaries, writings,...
Dates: 1765-2006

New England Yearly Meeting school record book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-026
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume school record book of the New England Yearly Meeting. The record book records names of individuals, date of birth, kind of school attended, and whether taught by a friend, whether or not the student is receiving collegiate education, whether or not the student was desirous of collegiate education, the institution at which students are receiving higher education, and whether or not the students are engaged in Teaching. The records are...
Dates: 1876

Quaker Disciplines

Identifier: SFHL-MSS-005

The Society of Friends or Quakers (the terms are synonymous) was founded in the middle of the seventeenth century in England by George Fox and others. The Friends Historical Library has collected Quaker disciplines since its founding in 1871. FHL is also the official repository for the records of seven American yearly meetings.

Dates: 1689-2018

Yearly Meeting Epistles and Extracts

Identifier: HC.MC-971

Contemporary copies of epistles and extracts of Yearly Meeting minutes, of Meeting for Sufferings, and of Women Friends, of London, Dublin, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Virginia, Rhode Island from 1698-1944.

Dates: 1668 - 1944

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Conservative Quakers 2
Epistles 2
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 2
Society of Friends -- Discipline 2
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Quaker women -- United States -- 20th century 1
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Society of Friends -- California 1
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Society of Friends -- Indiana 1
Society of Friends -- Iowa -- 19th century 1
Society of Friends -- Ireland -- 19th century 1
Society of Friends -- Ohio 1
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Society of Friends -- Schisms and separations 1
Society of Friends -- Scotland -- 19th century 1
Society of Friends -- Virginia -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 1
Warwick (R.I.) 1
Women authors, American -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Correspondence 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
school records 1
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