Circle of the King's Daughters
Scope and Contents
Collection contains minutes and financial reports, from 1892 to 1975, incomplete, as well as a small amount of correspondence and printed materials.
- Circle of the King's Daughters (New York, N.Y.) (Organization)
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
The Circle of the King's Daughters was an international philanthropic association with membership in 28 states and Canada (1970). While the New York chapter, also called "Here-a-Little, There-a-Little," was Quaker, the association had Baptist and Congregationalist membership in other parts of the world. Members gathered to read Bible passages, discuss Lenten observance, and perform philanthropic work. The latter included donations to the Colored Mission and production of diapers and other garments. The New York chapter disbanded in 1975, citing the lack of a meeting place and transportation issues.
1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Minutes and financial records for the "Here a Little, There a Little" Chapter of the King's Daughters, an international Christian philanthropic association. Records are dated from the 1892-1975, with gaps. While this New York chapter was primarily Quaker, the association itself was evangelical Christian in orientation, with Baptist and Congregationalist membership in other parts of the world. Members gathered to read Bible passages, discuss Lenten observance, and perform philanthropic work. The latter included donations to the Colored Mission and production of diapers and other garments.
The collection is divided into three series:
- Financial records
- Other records
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donor: New York Yearly Meeting, 1997 (The collection was given as part of the transfer of records of New York Yearly Meeting from the Haviland Records Room in 1997.) Series 3, at one time stored with PG3, were integrated into the collection in 2023.
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