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:
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Purchase Quarterly Meeting
Creator:
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Purchase Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1955-1957)
Creator:
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Purchase Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1955-57)
Title:
Purchase Quarterly Meeting Records
ID:
QM/NY/P853
Date [inclusive]:
1745-1992
Physical Description:
11 Linear Feet (28 volumes and 3 folders)
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
Records of Purchase Quarterly Meeting, 1745-ongoing. Includes minutes 1745-1955 and miscellaneous material 1893-1992, including information on the Edward B. Underhill Fund, Peach Pond Meeting House, and the ministry at Taconic Correctional Facility.

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Biographical / Historical

Purchase Quarterly Meeting was established in 1745 by New York Yearly Meeting. It divided into Hicksite and Orthodox branches in 1828, began to meet in joint sessions in 1943, and finally reunited in 1987.

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Scope and Contents

Records of Purchase Quarterly Meeting, 1745-ongoing. Includes minutes 1745-1955 and miscellaneous material 1893-1992, including information on the Edward B. Underhill Fund, Peach Pond Meeting House, and the ministry at Taconic Correctional Facility.

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Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's and Joint Minutes: 1.1 1745-93, 1.2 1793-1833 (Orthodox), 1.3 1834-1901 (Orthodox), 1.4 1901-46 (Orthodox), 1.5 1879-1923 (Hicksite), 1.6 1923-46 (Hicksite), 1.7 1946-55 (Hicksite and Orthodox), 1.9 1955-61; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1745-1801, 2.2 1801-23, 2.3 1823-60 (Orthodox), 2.4 1860-78 (Orthodox), 2.5 1828-76 (Hicksite), 2.6 1876-90 (Hicksite); Ministers' and Elders' Minutes: 3.1 1746-1846 (Orthodox), 3.2 1847-1920 (Orthodox), 3.3 1828-66 (Hicksite), 3.4 1866-1939 (Hicksite), 3.5 1940-48 (Hicksite), 3.6 1921-57 (Orthodox); Trustees, Financial and Property: 4.1 Underhill/Calvary ca.1987, 4.2 Peach Pond 1971-83, 4.3 Educational Trust Funds 1977-82, 4.4 Trustees 1967-83, 4.5 Trustees 1983-92, 4.6 Accounts 1893-1919, 4.7 Accounts 1930-59, 4.8 Sale of Peach Pond 1973-83, 4.9 Miscellaneous 1885-1974; Miscellaneous: 5.1 Clerk's log ca.1973-83, 5.2 Clerk's log 1984-90, 5.3 Prison Committee 1977-81, 5.4 Miscellaneous 1903-15, 5.5 Miscellaneous 1893-1903.

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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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

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Controlled Access Headings

  • Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Westchester County
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Purchase Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Purchase Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Purchase Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Purchase Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Purchase Quarterly Meeting
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Purchase Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1955-1957)
  • New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Purchase Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1955-1957)

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Collection Inventory

Men's Meeting and Joint

Minutes, 1745-93

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 1.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1793-1833

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 1.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY415
Minutes, 1834-1901

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 1.3

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1901-46

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 1.4

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY416
Minutes, 1879-1923

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 1.5

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1923-46

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 1.6

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1946-55

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 1.7

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes (loose, gaps), 1955-1961

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 1.9

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Women's Meeting

Minutes, 1745-1801

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 2.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1801-23

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 2.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1823-60

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 2.3

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1860-78

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 2.4

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1828-76

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 2.5

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1876-90

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 2.6

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-

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Worship and Ministry and its predecessors

Minutes, 1746-1846

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 3.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1847-1920

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 3.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1828-66

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 3.3

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1866-1939

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 3.4

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1940-48

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 3.5

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1921-57

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 3.6

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Minutes, 1988-1992

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 3.7

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-

Conditions Governing Access: Access restricted until 2067 except by permission of the Clerk of the Committee.

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Trustees, Property, and Financial Records

Edward B. Underhill Fund/Calvary Baptist Church, ca.1987

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.4

Scope and Contents: Records of Barbara Rutledge relative to the Underhill Fund and the Calvary Baptist Church. The Yorktown Heights Meeting was renamed the Friends Bible Church and then became Calvary Baptist Church. Includes copies of deeds and relevant minutes.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY416 4.1
Peach Pond Property, 1971-83

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.6

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY417 4.2
Educational Trust Funds, 1977-1982

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.7

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY417 4.3
Trustees Records, 1967-1983

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.4

Scope and Contents: Correspondence, reports, minutes, and other records assembled by James Wood, Trustee of PQM. Includes information on the Peach Pond property.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Trustees Records, 1983-1992

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.5

Scope and Contents: Correspondence and financial records assembled by James Wood.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY416 (Misc. Papers)
Account Book, 1983-1992

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.5

Scope and Contents: Account book of the Purchase (Quarterly Meeting) Auxiliary of the New York Women's Foreign Missionary Society.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Account Book, 1983-1992

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.5

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Sale of Peach Pond Property, 1973-1983

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.8

Miscellaneous property and financial records, 1885-1974

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite and United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.9

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Miscellaneous

Clerk's Log, ca.1973-83

Physical Description: 1 box

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 5.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY417
Clerk's Log, 1984-90

Physical Description: 1 box

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 5.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY418
Miscellaneous Papers, 1893-1903

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY416
Miscellaneous Papers, 1903-1915

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-
Prison Committee, 1977-81

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/P853 4.5

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY416

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