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Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

 Collection — othertype: SC-217
Identifier: SFHL-SC-217


This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.


  • Creation: 1834-1854


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting was founded in 1833 and based in New York City. The Free Produce Movement was a response to the concern about using goods produced using the labor of enslaved people. slave-produced goods. It promoted the support of stores which carried only free goods.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (1 folder ; 7 items.))

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2020: Updated outdated, harmful terminology related to enslavement, except where it appears in a title, quotation, or subject heading.

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