Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 11 - 19 of 19

New York Yearly Meeting collection on conscientious objection

 Collection — othertype: SC-223
Identifier: SFHL-SC-223
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...
Dates: 1914-1970

Collection of sufferings of Flushing Friends during the American Revolution

 Collection — othertype: SC-243
Identifier: SFHL-SC-243
Abstract

Contains a document listing the Sufferings of Friends belonging to Flushing Monthly Meeting given to the Committee appointed to inspect the Sufferings of Friends, 1782. Also, accounts submitted by individuals and related epistles, 1775 and 1778, from London and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings.

Dates: 1775-1789

Lee Stern Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-170
Abstract

Lee Stern (1915-1992), was a Quaker pacifist, conscientious objector to war, involved in peace groups and organizations, and a teacher of nonviolence.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1992

Joseph Tallcot correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-186
Identifier: SFHL-SC-186
Abstract

Contains five letters from Quaker educator Joseph Talcot, including one to New York Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and four to Samuel Parsons (1744-1841), long-time elder and clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. The letters deal with concerns of the Meeting for Suffering and providing literature to Friends in remote quarterly meetings.

Dates: 1814-1824

Alson D. Van Wagner New York Yearly Meeting Papers

 Collection — othertype: RG5-274
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-274
Abstract

Contains research, drafts and correspondence collected by Alson D. Van Wagner concerning two New York Yearly Meeting publications, Quaker Crosscurrents: Three Hundred Years of Friends in the New York Yearly Meeting, published in 1995, and New York Yearly Meeting Directory 1993. Of particular interest is the research done on identifying New York Yearly Meeting women ministers.

Dates: 1992 - 1994

Grace Tower Warren photograph albums and diary as New York Yearly Meeting Secretary

 Collection — othertype: PA-159
Identifier: SFHL-PA-159
Abstract

Grace Tower Warren (later Sturge), served as Secretary for New York Yearly Meeting 1923-1926. These photographs document the meeting houses in New York and Warren's travel during her term as Secretary of NYYM. There is an accompanying diary of her travels.

Dates: 1923 - 1926

Daniel P. Whitley correspondence with New York Yearly Meeting Friends

 Collection — othertype: SC-242
Identifier: SFHL-SC-242
Abstract

The collections contains correspondence between Daniel P. Whitley with Friends in New York Meeting concerning issues of faith. Primary correspondent is Joseph A. Vlaskamp, General Secretary of the Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1988-1991

Thomas Willis writings relating to the Separation and Quaker testimonies

 Collection — othertype: SC-220
Identifier: SFHL-SC-220
Abstract These writings, apparently a draft in answer to Evan Lewis's defense of Hicks, elucidate Willis's beliefs and his account of the Separation, including his being part of the committee that presented the complaint against Hicks which culminated in the disownment of Hicks in 1829 by the Orthodox faction. Willis defends the importance of the Bible, the divinity of Jesus, and the authority of the Church. Includes a draft of a letter to Josiah Forster (1848) in which Willis refers to the Wilburite...
Dates: 1807-1848

L. Hollingsworth Wood Prison Reform Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-202
Identifier: SFHL-SC-202
Abstract

Contains primarily correspondence, 1934-1937, relating to Wood's interest in prison reform, particularly convict labor. Also a several items reflecting his interest in other Quaker concerns.

Dates: 1913 - 1937

Filtered By

  • Subject: Quakers -- New York (State) X
  • Subject: Quakers -- New York (State) X
  • Names: New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Library
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 17
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1
 
Subject
Quakers -- New York (State) 12
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 5
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 4
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 3
Quaker social reformers 2
∨ more
Quakers -- Education 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Charities 2
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 2
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 2
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- History 2
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 2
Society of Friends -- Schisms and separations 2
Autographs -- New York (State) -- Collections 1
Charities -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Charity-schools -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objectors -- New York (State) 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Draft -- United States 1
Flushing (New York, N.Y.) -- History 1
Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 -- Civilian relief 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
New York (N.Y.) 1
New York (State) -- History 1
New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Nonprofit organizations -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Poor -- Services for -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Prison reformers 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Quaker church buildings -- New York (State) 1
Quaker educators 1
Quaker women 1
Quaker women -- United States 1
Quaker women ministers 1
Quakers -- Abolitionists 1
Quakers -- Autographs -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History 1
Quakers -- Persecutions 1
Quakers -- Slavery -- Anti-slavery movements 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Schools -- New York (State) -- New York 1
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 1
Social service -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 1
Society of Friends -- Clergy 1
Society of Friends -- Education 1
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- France 1
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Russia 1
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Society of Friends -- Sufferings 1
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. 1
Women -- Suffrage -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Women and peace 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
autographs (manuscripts) 1
maps (documents) 1
+ ∧ less
 
Names
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
∨ more
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
+ ∧ less