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Society of Friends -- New York (State)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Levinus King Painter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-209
Abstract Levinus King Painter (1889-1983) was a Quaker minister, author, and social activist. Born in Spiceland, Indiana, in 1889, he attended Spiceland Academy, Earlham College, and Hartford Theological Seminary. His pastoral service began in Collins, New York, in 1914, and he later served at Poplar Ridge (N.Y.), Monkton and South Starksboro (Vt.), Clintondale (N.Y.), Putney (Vt.), and back to Collins from 1942-56. He also worked as Interim Secretary of Friends Africa Mission from 1956-1957. Papers...
Dates: 1960-1983

Penington Friends House Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-115
Abstract A Friends Home Association was established in 1891 in New York City. The Penington was acquired in 1899 at 215 15th Street, adjoining 15th Street Meeting House, and serves as a boarding home for Friends and friendly people. In 1983, the Penington was reorganized and a new Board was elected. After a major renovation in 1985, the name was changed to Penington Friends House to reflect a return to a more Quakerly style of management. Collection contains minutes, guest registers, reports and...
Dates: 1896-1985

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee for the Care of Friends Residing in Upper Canada (1797-1798)

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/837
Identifier: QM-Phy-837
Scope and Contents

Records of Canadian Friends Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1798-1809, include a small number of miscellaneous papers; generally correspondence between the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and Canadian meetings.

Dates: 1798-1809

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Quaker Fund for Indigenous Communities and its predecessors (Indian Committee, Friendly Association) (1795- )

 Collection — Othertype HV/Phy/838
Identifier: QM-Phy-838
Scope and Contents The records of the Indian Committee include minutes, financial materials, correspondence, reports, journals, scrapbooks, papers, maps, lists, transcripts, miscellaneous projects, published items, film, video and other material. Major topics discussed in the records include Friends' 18th and 19th century visits to various First Nations peoples (Oneida people, Genesanguhta people, Stockbridge people, for example), the settlement at Tunesassa and later boarding school (Friends Indian School),...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1795-2007

Post family papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-176
Identifier: SFHL-SC-176
Abstract Correspondence received by Mary and Joseph Post from 1833 to 1882. Also includes a letter from Elias Hicks to Willet Robbins, a letter received from the English Quaker minister, Martha Routh (1782), and a number of family deeds and other papers. Correspondents of Joseph and Mary Post include Anna Greene, John Ketcham, Amy (Kirby) and Isaac Post, Joseph Dugdale, James and Lucretia Mott, and Cyrus Peirce. Topics include the illness of Priscilla Cadwallader"modern" abolitionism, spiritualism...
Dates: 1742-1908

Purdy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-243
Abstract The collection contains account books, financial papers, family correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of William Purdy, a New York Quaker preacher, and his family. He was a member of Amawalk Monthly Meeting, attending Croton preparative and worship meetings, and traveled in the ministry, leaving an undated record of the Friends and meetings that he visited. Purdy was donated money, land, and labor towards building a new bridge and school house in Cortlandt. Collection also includes...
Dates: 1801-2004

Sky Island Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-121
Abstract

Sky Island was a refugee vacation hostel run by the American Friends Service Committee in copperation with the American Christian Committee for Refugees from about 1938 until at least 1947. Flora E. Pottenger was a teacher from Warsaw, Indiana, who worked at Sky Island during the summer of 1946. Her Sky Island papers, all photocopies, include correspondence, reports, and photographs.

Dates: 1945-1947

Anna C. Stabler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-204
Abstract

The Amna C. Stabler Family Papers are a collection of miscellaneous manuscripts relating to Quakers and the Society of Friends in southeastern New York State.

Dates: 1675-1864

Joseph Tallcot correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-186
Identifier: SFHL-SC-186
Abstract

Contains five letters from Quaker educator Joseph Talcot, including one to New York Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and four to Samuel Parsons (1744-1841), long-time elder and clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. The letters deal with concerns of the Meeting for Suffering and providing literature to Friends in remote quarterly meetings.

Dates: 1814-1824

Alson D. Van Wagner New York Yearly Meeting Papers

 Collection — Othertype RG5-274
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-274
Abstract

Contains research, drafts and correspondence collected by Alson D. Van Wagner concerning two New York Yearly Meeting publications, Quaker Crosscurrents: Three Hundred Years of Friends in the New York Yearly Meeting, published in 1995, and New York Yearly Meeting Directory 1993. Of particular interest is the research done on identifying New York Yearly Meeting women ministers.

Dates: 1992 - 1994