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Yorktown and Amawalk (Orthodox) Monthly Meetings Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/NY/Y655
Identifier: QM-NY-Y655

Scope and Contents

Records of Yorktown Monthly Meeting and its predecessor, Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1798-1941. Includes: minutes, 1830-1941; women's minutes, 1828-1878; vital records, 1798-1907; and minutes of Ministers and Elders, 1835-1869.

Dates

  • Creation: 1798-1941

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 under Purchase Quarterly Meeting, set off from Chappaqua 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. Yorktown was laid down in 1988. Amawalk was revived in 1977 after a short hiatus.

Extent

1.3 linear ft. (12 volumes)

Abstract

Records of Yorktown Monthly Meeting and its predecessor, Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1798-1941. Includes: minutes, 1830-1941; women's minutes, 1828-1878; vital records, 1798-1907; and minutes of Ministers and Elders, 1835-1869.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1830-1856, 1.2 1856-1901, 1.3 1901-1941; women's minutes: 2.1 1828-1840, 2.2 1840-1867, 2.3 1867-1878; Vital records: 3.1 Register 1885-1907, 3.2 Births and Deaths 1798-1884, 3.3 Marriage Certificates 1798-1868, 3.4 Membership 1862-1952; Ministers & Elders records: 4.1 1798-1829; 4.2 1835-1852, 4.3 1852-1869, 4.4 1869-1919.

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

Minutes, 1830-56, women's minutes, 1828-67, and marriages, 1798-1868also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY 2-4.

Title
Yorktown and Amawalk (Orthodox) Monthly Meetings Records
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 or requesting repoductions from Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library