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Saratoga Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S341

Scope and Contents

Records of Saratoga Monthly Meeting and Saratoga Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), 1794-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1794-1983 and 1996-2008, vital Records 1787-1877 and 2000-2002, Ministers and Elders Records 1800-1873, deeds, miscellaneous papers, and newsletter.

Dates

  • 1787-2008

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

Saratoga Monthly Meeting was established in 1794, set off from Saratoga (called Easton after 1795) Monthly Meeting. Until 1795 this meeting was known as "Monthly Meeting of Saratoga West Side of the River." It was a part of Saratoga (later Easton) Quarterly Meeting until Saratoga Quarterly Meeting was established in 1815. The Hicksite branch of this meeting remains active. The Orthodox branch was laid down in 1855, members attached to Moreau Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1856.

Extent

1.3 Linear Feet (11 volumes and 10 folders)

Overview

Records of Saratoga Monthly Meeting and Saratoga Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), 1794-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1794-1983 and 1996-2008, vital Records 1787-1877 and 2000-2002, Ministers and Elders Records 1800-1873, deeds, miscellaneous papers, and newsletter.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's and joint): 1.1 1794-1801, 1.2 1802-1814, 1.3 1814-1851, 1.4 1851-1906/1923-1944, 1.5 minutes & membership 1931-1983, 1.6 1988-95, 1.7 1996-4mo 2004, 1.8 2004-2008; Women's minutes: 2.1 1794-1801, 2.2 1801-1833, 2.3 1833-1884; Vital records: 3.1 Births and Deaths 1787-1877, 3.2 Marriages and Removals 1794-1862, 3.3 Marriages and Intentions 1794-1862, 3.4 Membership Listings, 2000-2002; Ministers and Elders: 4.1 1800-1873; Miscellaneous: 5.1 1789-1814, 5.2 1787-1831; Newsletter: 6.1 1941-1944, 6.2 1989, 1992-1995; Financial and Property: 7.1 Deeds.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

General

Vol.1.6 missing 2/90, 4/90, 3/91-5/92, 11/92-5/93, 7/93-8/93, 10/94-11/94.

Vol.1851-1944 includes exerpts of minutes of the Meeting of Ministers & Elders, 1890-1910.

Met as Executive Meeting after 4mo 1925.

Title
RECORDS OF SARATOGA MONTHLY MEETING (1794- )
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

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library