Hull family papers
The collection contains papers of the George Hull family of Gasport, New York. It includes sermons by George Hull dated 1913, miscellaneous Gasport Friends Church notices, 1910-1930; acknowledgements for donations to Friends Relief Mission, 1920-1921; family prohibition concert poster and other temperance ephemera; postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and miscellaneous material.
- Hull, George, 1853-1922 (Person)
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
This collection is available for research use.
Biographical / Historical
New York Quaker minister George Hull (1853-1922), son of Nehemiah Hull and Hannah Southwick, was a birthright member of Collins Monthly Meeting and descended from generations of early Quakers. In 1872 he married Juliaetta Vogan (1853-1931), and they had six surviving children. In 1891, they transferred their membership to Hartland Monthly Meeting (after 1912 informally known as Gasport Friends Meeting), and in 1895 the family built the Gasport meeting house. Their son G. Albert Hull followed his father's commitment to the Meeting. The family was deeply involved with prohibition, including temperance lectures by George Hull, a singing quartet composed of his children, and participation in the Gasport Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (5 folders.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Max Fredric Volkman. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--2012.
- Gasport (N.Y.)
- Hartland Monthly Meeting of Friends (1955- : Gasport, N.Y.)
- Hull family
- Hull, George, 1853-1922
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends
- Prohibition -- New York (State)
- Quakers -- New York (State)
- Quakers -- Social life and customs
- Society of Friends -- Clergy
- Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- 19th century
- Temperance -- New York (State)
- Woman's Christian Temperance Union
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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