New York Friends Group Records
Scope and Contents
The collection contains administrative records, financial records, correspondence, files on programs and organizations sponsored by the New York Friends Group.
- New York Friends Group (Organization)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Copyright and Rights Information
A funding agency supported by members of the Religious Society of Friends, which granted financial aid to U.S. peace and antinuclear groups. The New York Friends Group was primarily organized and run by activist Doris Shamleffer. Peace activist and Quaker Robert Gilmore served as NYFG president.
9 Linear Feet (9 Boxes)
A funding agency for U.S. peace and antinuclear groups, organized and run by activist Doris Shamleffer.
This collection is unprocessed. Below is a list of the material removed from the Robert Gilmore Papers (1 box) and material received in Accession 98A-006 (8 boxes).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Doris Shamleffer, 1998 [Acc. 98A-006]; other material from the Robert Gilmore Papers.
Copyright to the New York Friends Group records created by the organization has been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Copyright to all other materials is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
This collection is unprocessed; finding aid was prepared by Peace Collection staff members, Jean Turner and Wendy E. Chmielewski, in July 2009.
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