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Amawalk Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/NY/A493
Identifier: QM-NY-A493

Scope and Contents

Records of Amawalk Monthly Meeting and its predecessor, Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), 1795-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1812-1991; Vital records 1798-1996; minutes and other records of Ministry & Counsel and its predecessor, Ministers & Elders, 1829-1914 & 1986-95; Treasurer's book 1910-1985; deeds & other property Records 1774-1903; extracts of the minutes of the monthly and quarterly meetings for Amawalk Preparative (1795) and Monthly (1806).

Dates

  • Creation: 1795-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Conditions Governing Access

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

Amawalk Monthly Meeting was established in 1798, set off from Chappaqua Monthly Meeting and under Purchase Monthly Meeting. Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) changed to an Executive Meeting (meeting quarterly) in 1897. Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) changed its name to Yorktown Monthly Meeting in 1882.

Extent

2.1 linear ft. (16 volumes (plus 7 folders))

Abstract

Records of Amawalk Monthly Meeting and its predecessor, Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), 1795-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1812-1991; Vital records 1798-1996; minutes and other records of Ministry & Counsel and its predecessor, Ministers & Elders, 1829-1914 & 1986-95; Treasurer's book 1910-1985; deeds & other property Records 1774-1903; extracts of the minutes of the monthly and quarterly meetings for Amawalk Preparative (1795) and Monthly (1806).

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1828-1844, 1.2 1844-1886, 1.3 1886-1938, 1.4 1938-1984, 1.5 1984-1987, 1.6 1987-1991; Women's minutes: 2.1 1812-1829, 2.2 1829-1851; 2.3 1851-1886; Vital records: 3.1 Marriage Certificates 1798-1910, 3.2 Births and Deaths 1828-1905, 3.3 Releases 1811-1996, 3.4 Marriages and Removals 1828-1883, 3.5 Misc. membership Records 1884-1956; Ministry & Counsel: 4.1 1829-1847, 4.2 1876-1914, 4.3 1985-87, 4.4 1986-87, 4.5 1987-88, 4.6 1989, 4.7 1990-95; Financial & Property records: 5.1 Treasurer's Book 1910-1985, 5.2 Misc. deeds & property records; Miscellaneous: 6.1 Extracts 1795-1806, 6.2 Newsletter 1992-ongoing, 6.3 Miscellaneous Records 1827-1996 & n.d.

Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Vital records to 1910 & minutes to 1888 also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY2-4.

Title
Amawalk Monthly Meeting Records
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

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