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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Prison Committee


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Eastern Preparative Meeting at Eastern Correctional Facility Records

Identifier: QM-NY-E340
Scope and Contents

The records of Eastern Meeting (which was active inside Eastern Correctional Facility circa 1996 through 2010) include both those created by Eastern Meeting's inside members incarcerated at the prison as well as those created by outside members of New Paltz Monthly and Nine Partners Quarterly Meetings. Most of the records relate to Eastern Meeting's challenges in getting the outside meetings to support their concern for Preparative Meeting status.

Dates: 1996 - 2006

Karen A. Reixach Prison Reform Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-258

Contains correspondence, minutes, and other papers concerning Karen A. Reixach's work with Quaker meetings at Auburn Prison and Attica Prison in New York State, 1974-1986. A member of Rochester Monthly Meeting, she was active in prison reform and Quaker outreach to prisoners. She served on the Rochester Monthly Meeting and New York Yearly Meetings Prison Committees and as clerk of the Oversight Committee at Attica Prison.

Dates: 1974-1986