Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Summary Information

Repository:
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Creator:
Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting of Friends (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
Creator:
Oswego Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1799-1828 : Oswego, N.Y.)
Title:
Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting Records
ID:
QM/NY/P655
Date [inclusive]:
1799-2012
Physical Description:
2.5 Linear Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
Records of Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Oswego Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) and Oswego Monthly Meeting (pre-Separation), 1799-ongoing. Includes: Minutes (mens and joint), 1799-1888 & 1888-1977/1980-2007; women's minutes, 1828-1900; marriages and removals, 1828-1900; births and deaths, 1828-1885; births, deaths, marriages, and removals, 1871-1975; minutes of the meeting of Ministry and Counsel and its predecessors, 1853-1971; minutes of Quaker Maids Club, 1873-1971; minutes of the Women's Council and its predecessors, 1929-1971; minutes, First Day School Association, 1873-1889; minutes, Pastoral Committee, 1915-1928, and Friendly News, 1981-90.

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Biographical / Historical

Oswego Monthly Meeting was established in 1799, set off from Nine Partners Monthly Meeting. Oswego Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) changed its name to Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting in 1870. Oswego Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) became Bulls-Head-Oswego Monthly Meeting in 1980. Both meetings remain active.

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Scope and Contents

Records of Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Oswego Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) and Oswego Monthly Meeting (pre-Separation), 1799-ongoing. Includes: Minutes (mens and joint), 1799-1888 and 1888-1977/1980-2012; women's minutes, 1828-1900; marriages and removals, 1828-1900; births and deaths, 1828-1885; births, deaths, marriages, and removals, 1871-1975; minutes of the meeting of Ministry and Counsel and its predecessors, 1853-1971; minutes of Quaker Maids Club, 1873-1971; minutes of the Women's Council and its predecessors, 1929-1971; minutes, First Day School Association, 1873-1889; minutes, Pastoral Committee, 1915-1928, and Friendly News, 1981-90.

The Friendly News contains copies of minutes, 1981-95.

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Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's and joint): 1.1 1799-1804, 1.2 1804-09, 1.3 1809-15, 1.4 1835-75, 1.5 1875-1888, 1.6 1888-99, 1.7 1900-13, 1.8 1914-23, 1.9 1924-33, 1.10 1934-50, 1.11 1951-54, 1.12 1955-65, 1.13 1966-77, 1.14 1980-88, 1.15 1989-2007, 1.16 2007-12; Women's minutes: 2.1 1828-1876, 2.2 1877-78; Vital records: 3.1 Marriages and removals, 1828-1900, 3.2 births and deaths, 1828-85, 3.3 births, deaths, etc., 1871-1975; Ministers and Elders: 4.1 1853-75, 4.2 1875-1901, 4.3 1901-13, 4.4 1914-28, 4.5 1928-30, 4.6 1931-46, 4.7 1947-59, 4.8 1959-67, 4.9 Ruth correspondence, 1980-85; Pastoral Committee: 5.1 1915-28; First Day School Association: 6.1 1873-89; Quaker Maids Club: 7.1 1926-35, 7.2 1935-44, 7.3 1945-53, 7.4 1953-67; Quaker Ladies, Friends Missionary Society, and Women's Council: 8.1 1929-38, 8.2 1941-44, 8.3 1948-64, 8.4 1964-71; Newsletter: 9.1 1981-82, 9.2 1983, 9.3 1984, 9.4 1985, 9.5 1986, 9.6 1987, 9.7 1988, 9.8 1989, 9.9 1989-95, 9.10 1889-90 and undated.

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Administrative Information

Publication Statement

Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

friends@swarthmore.edu or hc-special@haverford.edu

Revision Description

This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model. 2016

Conditions Governing Access

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes, 1799-1875, & vital Records 1828-85 & 1828-1900also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY 106-107, 109-110.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

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Controlled Access Headings

  • Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Dutchess County
  • Dutchess County (N.Y.)
  • Oswego Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1870 : Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
  • Oswego Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1799-1828 : Oswego, N.Y.)
  • Oswego Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1870 : Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
  • Poughkeepsie Monthly Meeting of Friends (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)

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Collection Inventory

Vital Records

Marriages Removals, 1828-1900

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 3.1

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Births Deaths, 1828-85

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 3.2

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Births, Deaths, Etc., 1871-1975

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 3.3

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.

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Men's Meeting and Joint

Minutes, 1799-1804

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.1

Scope and Contents: Cover reads "Oswego MM"

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Minutes, 1804-09

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.2

Scope and Contents: Cover reads "Oswego MM"

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Minutes, 1809-15

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.3

Scope and Contents: Cover reads "Oswego MM"

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Minutes, 1835-75

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.4

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Minutes, 1875-1888

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.5

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY400
Minutes, 1888-99

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.6

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY400
Minutes, 1900-13

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.7

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY400
Minutes, 1914-23

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.8

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY400
Minutes, 1924-33

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.9

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY402
Minutes, 1934-50

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.10

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY402
Minutes, 1951-54

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.11

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY402
Minutes, 1955-65

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.12

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY402
Minutes, 1966-77

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.13

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY403
Minutes, 1980-88

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.14

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY403
Minutes, 1989-2007

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.15

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 2007-2012

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 1.16

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-

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Women's Meeting

Minutes, 1828-1876

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 2.1

Minutes, 1877-78

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 2.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY403

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Worship and Ministry and its predecessors

Minutes, 1853-75

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 4.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY403
Minutes, 1875-1901

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 4.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY403
Minutes, 1901-13

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 4.3

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY403
Minutes, 1914-28

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 4.4

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY403
Minutes, 1928-30

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 4.5

Microfilm availability:

  • Microfilm MR-NY403
Minutes, 1931-46

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 4.6

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY404
Minutes, 1947-59

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 4.7

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY404
Minutes, 1959-67

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 4.8

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY404
Rachel Ruth Correspondence, 1980-1985

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 4.9

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Committees

Pastoral Committee

Minutes, 1915-28

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 5.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY404

First Day School Association

Teachers' Meeting, 1873-89

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 6.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY404

Quaker Maids Club

Minutes, 1926-35

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 7.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY404
Minutes, 1935-44

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 7.2

Scope and Contents: Includes attendance.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY404
Minutes, 1945-53

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 7.3

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY405
Minutes, 1953-67

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 7.4

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY405

Quaker Ladies, Friends Missionary Society, Women's Council

Minutes, 1929-38

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 8.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY405
Minutes, 1941-44

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 8.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY405
Minutes, 1948-64

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 8.3

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY405
Minutes, 1964-71

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Unute

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 8.4

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY405

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Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous records, 1889-1890 and undated

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 9.10

Newsletter, 1981-82

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 9.1

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available..
Newsletter, 1983

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 9.2

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Newsletter, 1984

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 9.3

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Newsletter, 1985

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 9.4

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available..
Newsletter, 1986

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 9.5

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Newsletter, 1987

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 9.6

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Newsletter, 1988

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 9.7

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Newsletter, 1989

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 9.8

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.
Newsletter, 1989-95

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P655 9.9

Microfilm availability:

  • No film available.

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