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Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

 Collection — othertype: SC-274
Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract

Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1995-2006

Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection — othertype: SC-286
Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview

The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.

Dates: 1946 - 1968

French War Victims Fund collection

 Collection — othertype: SC-241
Identifier: SFHL-SC-241
Abstract

Contains an accounting of funds raised for the War Victims Fund by members of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), 1870-1871, together with cover letters for contributions made to the Fund.

Dates: 1870-1871

Friends Equal Rights Association Records

 Collection — othertype: SC-179
Identifier: SFHL-SC-179
Abstract

Minutes of the Friends Equals Rights Association, 1900-1905 and 1915-1917, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1900-1917

Gathered Leaves: Miscellaneous Papers from New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-062
Overview

The bulk of the collection is epistles, sorted roughly by topic. William Wood, the Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting who arranged the collection, was particularly interested in the issues of slavery, freedmen, peace testimony, and religious education. Also included are correspondence, Quaker documents, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondents include Moses Brown, William Rickman, John Pemberton.

Dates: 1694-1871

Map of [New] York Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-295
Overview

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.

Dates: Undated.

New York Female Association records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-095
Overview

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.

Dates: 1798-1988

New York Friends Service Committee records

 Collection — othertype: SC-224
Identifier: SFHL-SC-224
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

New York Yearly Meeting collection of autographs

 Collection — othertype: SC-225
Identifier: SFHL-SC-225
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1850-1952-(bulk 1915-1920)

New York Yearly Meeting collection of papers concerning slavery

 Collection — othertype: SC-284
Identifier: SFHL-SC-284
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

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 2
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
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Axford, Roger W. 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Chapman, Mariana W. (Mariana Wright), 1843-1907 1
Chidsey, Linda 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
Darby, Deborah 1
DeRosa, Ulysses, 1892- 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Free-School Society of New-York 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Friends Equal Rights Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends' Book and Tract Committee (New York, N.Y.) 1
Garvan, Theresa 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hoag, May 1
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 1
Lindley Murray Fund (Organization) 1
Ludlam, Sarah, d. 1841 1
Mekeel, Amy Grace, 1885-1976 1
Minturn, Mary 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : approximately 1671-1828 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Murray, Catherine Bowne 1
New York Female Association (Society of Friends) 1
New York Friends Service Committee 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Philanthropic Committee 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Farmington Quarterly Meeting (1828-1955) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). French War Victims Fund 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Scipio Quarterly Meeting 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace and Service Committee (1955-1966) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Scipio Quarterly Meeting 1
Peace and Service Committee of the New York Yearly Meetings 1
Peace and Social Action Program 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Sturge, Grace T. W. (Grace Tower Warren), 1890-1985 1
Taber, Anna F. 1
Taber, Elizabeth W. 1
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 1
Underhill, Hannah 1
Underhill, Sarah F. 1
Vlaskamp, Joseph A., 1929-2001 1
Waring, Eileen B. 1
Whitley, Daniel P., 1945- 1
Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 1
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 1
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 1
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 1
Wood, William, 1797-1877 1
Wright, Phebe C. 1
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