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New York-Westbury Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-N476

Scope and Contents

Records of New York-Westbury Quarterly Meeting, 1759-1973. Includes men's, joint, and women's minutes, 1783-1973. Ministers and Elders' minutes 1759-1956; committee minutes 1892-1959; financial records 1833-1972; and miscellaneous 1921-79.

Dates

  • 1759-1975

Creator

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Biographical / Historical

A meeting was established at Westbury before 1671. In 1676 it became a quarterly meeting under New England Yearly Meeting. It became part of New York Yearly Meeting on that body's establishment in 1746. In 1828, the Hicksite branch continued as Westbury Quarterly Meeting; the Orthodox branch changed its name to New York Quarterly Meeting in 1884. The two branches reunified, effective 1957, as New York-Westbury Quarter. In 1974 New York Monthly Meeting became New York Quarterly Meeting; in 1976 the remaining meetings of the former New York-Westbury Quarterly became Long Island Quarterly Meeting. Religious Society of Friends; in 1976 the remaining meetings of the former New York-Westbury Quarterly became Long Island Quarterly Meeting, which body continues to the present day.

Extent

5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Records of New York-Westbury Quarterly Meeting, 1759-1973. Includes men's, joint, and women's minutes, 1783-1973. Ministers and Elders' minutes 1759-1956; committee minutes 1892-1959; financial records 1833-1972, and miscellaneous 1737-1938.

Arrangement

Divided into Series: Minutes: 1.1 1795-1817, 1.2 1818-48 (H), 1.3 1848-93 (H), 1.4 1894-1912 (H), 1.5 1912-21 (H), 1.6 1941-53 (H), 1.7 1954-56 (H), 1.8 1858-91 (O), 1.9 1891-1917 (O), 1.10 1917-56 (O), 1.11 1957-61, 1.12 1961-65, 1.13 1966-73, 1.14 rough 1973-75, 1.15 1828-58 (O), 1.16 1921-32 (H), 1.17 1933-40 (H), 1.18 index 1894-1912 (H), 1.19 index 1912-21 (H); Women's minutes: 2.1 1783-93, 2.2 1793-1814, 2.3 1814-49 (H), 2.4 1850-1901 (H), 2.5 draft 1895-1901 (H), 2.6 1828-65 (O), 2.7 1865-85 (O); Ministers and Elders: 3.1 1759-68 and 1828-1901 (O), 3.2 1787-1804, 3.3 1805-1828, 3.4 1828-54 (H), 3.5 1854-1901 (H), 3.6 1902-07 (H), 3.7 1907-35 (H), 3.8 1936-56 (H), 3.9 1891-1915 (O), 3.10 1916-45 (O), 3.11 1946-56 (O); Philanthropic Labor Committee (H): 4.1 1893-96, 4.2 1896-1913, 4.3 1913-1916, 4.4 treasurer's book 1928-36; Women's Foreign Missionary Society (O): 5.1 1892-1902, 5.2 1902-10, 5.3 1910-17, 5.4 1926-59; Miscellaneous: 6.1 Newsletters 1924-70, 6.3 Advancement Committee 1921-22 (H), 6.4 Cemetery Committee book of plots, A-G (O), 6.5 Extracts 1737-82, 6.6 Reports 1886 and 1937-38; Finance and Property: 7.1 Miscellaneous 1833, 1875-77, and 1966-72.

Physical Location

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Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

General

Volume 1759-68 includes New York Yearly Meeting minutes, 1760-64.

Title
RECORDS OF NEW YORK-WESTBURY 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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