New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
Overview In response to the 1964 bombing of 44 black churches in Mississippi, Philadelphia and New York Yearly Meetings coordinated a joint effort to rebuild the destroyed churches and to attempt to foster racial reconciliation in the area. The project sent Lawrence and Viola Scott to Jackson, Mississippi as Quaker representatives. By 1966, the group had rebuilt 33 of the 44 churches, and built a community center in rural Canton, Mississippi. This collection is primarily composed of financial records,...
Overview 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.
Collection — Folder: 1
Overview 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.
Dates: ca. 1917-1922
Overview 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.
Dates: 1801 - 1976
Overview 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.
Dates: 1965 - 1975
Collection — Container: folder
Overview The collection contains Quaker correspondence concerning various states' regulations on military conscription and conscientious objection in the early 19th century.
Dates: 1812, 1821
Overview 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.
Dates: 1778 - 1870
Abstract This collection contains papers concerning conscientious objection collected by New York Yearly Meeting. Folder 1 contains a small amount of correspondence regarding COs in 1914 from Ulysses DeRosa, a member of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox); folders 2 and 3 contain largely correspondence, 1939-1946, concerning work with COs by the subcommittee on Conscientious Objectors of the New York Yearly Meeting Committee on Peace and Social Order, Joint Work-Camp Committee, and the Metropolitan Board...
Overview 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.
Dates: 1948 - 1995
Overview 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.