New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains a small number of miscellaneous papers relating to efforts within New York Yearly Meeting to support the manumission of enslaved people, abolition, and education of formerly enslaved people, 1778-1870. Most are copies of reports presented to New York Monthly Meeting or to the Yearly Meeting, compiled as a reference file.
New York Yearly Meeting is the central body of Friends meetings in New York State and parts of Connecticut and New Jersey. This collection consists of miscellaneous color and black and white photographs of New York Yearly Meeting. There are some group photographs and some individual portraits.
Records of the Ministry Coordinating Committee and related records of the united New York Yearly Meeting. This collection also includes the records of predecessor groups: the Yearly Meeting on Ministry and Counsel (1978-2007), the Meeting of Ministry and Counsel and its Executive Committee (1956-1978), the Orthodox and Hicksite Meetings of Ministers and Elders of the two New York Yearly Meetings (1828-1955), and the Pre-Separation records of Ministers and Elders (1650s-1828).
Minutes of New York Yearly Meetings, the Representative Committee and its Orthodox and Hicksite predecessors, the Meetings for Sufferings, 1758-1971. This collection also includes membership records and directories, memorial minutes, and New York Yearly Meeting publications (including disciplines).
Records of the Trustees of New York Yearly Meeting, other financial and property records, and general services and administrative records, 1672-ongoing.
These photograph document the opening of New York Yearly Meeting's exhibition "A People called Quakers," held in Nassau County Museums in 1987. There are pictures of attendees as well as the exhibit content. The photographs were taken by James (Jim) Peppler.
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.
The Quaker Emergency Service was founded in January 1942 by members of the combined Peace and Service Committees of the two New York Monthly Meetings. In the spring of 1944, the Service sponsored a series of lectures focusing on adolescent psychology which were held in the French Institute building, 22 East 60th Street, New York, New York.