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Purchase Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-P853

Scope and Contents

Records of Purchase Quarterly Meeting, 1745-ongoing. Includes minutes 1745-1955 and miscellaneous material 1893-1992, including information on the Edward B. Underhill Fund, Peach Pond Meeting House, and the ministry at Taconic Correctional Facility.

Dates

  • 1745-1992

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Purchase Quarterly Meeting was established in 1745 by New York Yearly Meeting. It divided into Hicksite and Orthodox branches in 1828, began to meet in joint sessions in 1943, and finally reunited in 1987.

Extent

11 Linear Feet (28 volumes and 3 folders)

Language

English

Overview

Records of Purchase Quarterly Meeting, 1745-ongoing. Includes minutes 1745-1955 and miscellaneous material 1893-1992, including information on the Edward B. Underhill Fund, Peach Pond Meeting House, and the ministry at Taconic Correctional Facility.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's and Joint Minutes: 1.1 1745-93, 1.2 1793-1833 (Orthodox), 1.3 1834-1901 (Orthodox), 1.4 1901-46 (Orthodox), 1.5 1879-1923 (Hicksite), 1.6 1923-46 (Hicksite), 1.7 1946-55 (Hicksite and Orthodox), 1.9 1955-61; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1745-1801, 2.2 1801-23, 2.3 1823-60 (Orthodox), 2.4 1860-78 (Orthodox), 2.5 1828-76 (Hicksite), 2.6 1876-90 (Hicksite); Ministers' and Elders' Minutes: 3.1 1746-1846 (Orthodox), 3.2 1847-1920 (Orthodox), 3.3 1828-66 (Hicksite), 3.4 1866-1939 (Hicksite), 3.5 1940-48 (Hicksite), 3.6 1921-57 (Orthodox); Trustees, Financial and Property: 4.1 Underhill/Calvary ca.1987, 4.2 Peach Pond 1971-83, 4.3 Educational Trust Funds 1977-82, 4.4 Trustees 1967-83, 4.5 Trustees 1983-92, 4.6 Accounts 1893-1919, 4.7 Accounts 1930-59, 4.8 Sale of Peach Pond 1973-83, 4.9 Miscellaneous 1885-1974; Miscellaneous: 5.1 Clerk's log ca.1973-83, 5.2 Clerk's log 1984-90, 5.3 Prison Committee 1977-81, 5.4 Miscellaneous 1903-15, 5.5 Miscellaneous 1893-1903.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Title
RECORDS OF PURCHASE QUARTERLY MEETING
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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