New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains a map of all the Meetings belonging to [New] York Yearly Meeting. The first known Quaker meeting in New York took place in Manhattan, 1671. The New York Yearly Meeting held their first meeting in 1696 after setting up at the New England Yearly Meeting in 1695.
This collection contains personal photographs taken by Roy Moger of places, persons, and events concerning New York Yearly Meeting in the 1960s. Of special interest are photographs of the meeeting houses, the March on Washington and a Memorial for the Children of Birmingham.
Formed in 1798 to give aid to the sick poor, the New York Female Association created the first public female school in New York in 1800. Until 1845, it worked with the Free School Society to establish and maintain public schools in New York while also continuing its efforts to help the indigent. Since 1845, the association has been a small gift-giving committee. The collection includes minutes and financial records.
The New York Friends Service Committee was established in 1917 following an appeal by New York Yearly Meeting to assist the American Friends Service Committee in its clothing appeal for European war relief. By 1922, the focus had changed to famine relief particularly for Russia, and the Committee was encouraged to work directly through AFSC. This small collection contains minutes, annual reports, and financial records.
Nine albums, collected by New York Yearly Meeting from various sources, include photographs, notes, poems/letters, and a few maps, as well as portrait albums featuring several prominent New York Quakers.
This collection consists of 1 folder, dating from approximately 1965-1975, of anonymous travel photographs capturing travel sites and activities. There are some photographs of Friends meetings in progress as well as general group photos.
Contains a collection of autographs of prominent Quakers and a few non-Quakers, most written as brief notes or subscription replies to Friends Book and Tract Committee between 1915-1920.
The collection contains Quaker correspondence concerning various states' regulations on military conscription and conscientious objection in the early 19th century.