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:
Stamford-Greenwich Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Stamford, Conn.)
Title:
Stamford-Greenwich Monthly Meeting Records
ID:
QM/NY/S721
Date [inclusive]:
1956-2002
Physical Description:
3 Linear Feet
Language of the Material:
English
These records are entirely in English
Abstract:
Records of Stamford-Greenwich Monthly Meeting, 1956-2002.

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Biographical / Historical

In 1948 a meeting for worship was held at the home of Jack LeRoy deForest in Stamford, Connecticut. It begame a preparative meeting in 1949. Stamford Monthly Meeting was set off from Purchase Monthly Meeting in 1953. In the late 1990s, membership began to decline; the Meeting was laid down by Purchase Quarterly Meeting in November of 2010.

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Scope and Contents

Records of Stamford-Greenwich Monthly Meeting. Includes Membership records 1980-1989; Minutes 1956-1989; Newsletters 1965-1968/1984-1989 (gaps); State of the Meeting Reports 1960-1967, 1986; Miscellaneous 1950-2002.

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Arrangement

Divided into series: Vital Records: 1.1 1890-1989, 1.2 1890-2002. 1.3 1982-1992; Minutes: 2.1 1956-1958, 2.2 1959-1960, 2.3 1961, 2.4 1962-1965, 2.5 1969-1972, 2.6 1975-1977, 2.7 1977-1979, 2.8 1979-1980, 2.9 1980-1981, 2.10 1981-1982, 2.11 1983-1984, 2.12 1985, 2.13 1986, 2.14 1987, 2.15 1988-1989; Newsletters: 3.1 1965-1968, 3.2 1984-1989 (gaps). State of Meeting Reports: 4.1 1960-1967, 1986; Miscellaneous: 5.1 1949-1998 (gaps), 5.2 c.1956, 1988, 5.3 1998, 5.4 c.1983-1987, 5.5 c.1955-c.1980, 5.6 c.1998, 5.7 1973, 5.8 1998, 5.9 1950, 5.10 1975, 5.11 c.1950-c.1990.

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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 -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County
  • Stamford-Greenwich Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Stamford, Conn.)

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Collection Inventory

Vital Records

Membership Records: Index; Records #1-75, 1890-1989

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 1.1

Scope and Contents: Records not organized alphabetically; consult index to determine correct record numbers

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Membership Records #76-188, 1890-2002

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 1.2

Scope and Contents: Records not organized alphabetically; consult index (RG2/NY/S721 1.1) to determine correct record numbers

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Miscellaneous membership correspondence, 1982-1992

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 1.3

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Business Meeting

Minutes, 1956-1958

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, 1959-1960

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, 1961

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.3

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, 1962 - November 1965

Physical Description: 1 Volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.4

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, June 1969 - 1972

Physical Description: 1 Volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.5

Scope and Contents: Pages tipped into vol. in reverse chronological order (1969 minutes at the back of the book; 1972 minutes at the front of the book)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, June 1975 - February 1977

Physical Description: 1 Volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.6

Scope and Contents: Pages tipped into vol. in reverse chronological order

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, March 1977 - February 1979

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.7

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, March 1979 - June 1980

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.8

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, July 1980 - June 1981

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.9

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, July 1981 - 1982

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.10

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, 1983 -1984

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.11

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, 1985

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.12

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, 1986

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.13

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, 1987

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.14

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Minutes, 1988-1989

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 2.15

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.

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Newsletters

Newsletters, 1965-1968

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 3.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Newsletters, 1984-1989 (gaps)

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 3.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.

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State of the Meeting Reports

State of Meeting Reports, 1960-1967, 1986

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 4.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.

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Miscellaneous

Stamford-Greenwich Friends Archive Material, 1949-1998 (gaps)

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.1

Scope and Contents: Includes information about meeting anniversary celebrations, list of meeting clerks 1949-1984, articles about meeting for business and clerkship

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Meetinghouse History, c. 1956, 1988

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.2

Scope and Contents: Contains a pamphlet about renovation of meeting house, and "First Baptist Church to Friends Meeting House: The Evolution of a Site" (Report compiled by Judith F. Abraham, Yale University.)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Stamford Greenwich Quaker Meeting, by Errett Dunlap, January 1998

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.3

Scope and Contents: Oral history as told to Rhoda Jenkins. Life in the one-room school house under the tutorship of Mary B. Daly.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Concern: Peace, c. 1983 - 1987

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.4

Scope and Contents: Includes information about Peace Library and Children's Non-Violent Responses to Violence educational program

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Histories of Connecticut Meetings, c.1955 - c.1980

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.5

Scope and Contents: Brief histories of Quakers in Connecticut. 3 or 4 different versions of history of Stamford-Greenwich. Brief histories of Wilton, New London, Housatonic, and Middletown meetings.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Fifty-Year Memoir of a Connecticut Friends Meeting Based on 1948-1998 Entries from the Diary of John L. Deforest

Physical Description: 3 Folders

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.6

Scope and Contents: Manuscript divided into 3 folders. Includes preface, introduction, and appendix.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Scrapbook, 1973

Physical Description: 1 Volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.7

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Stamford-Greenwich Meeting Scrapbook Vol. II, June 1998

Physical Description: 1 Volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.8

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Scrapbook, 1950

Physical Description: 1 Volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.9

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Christmas Scrapbook, 1975

Physical Description: 1 Volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.10

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.
Photographs, c.1950-c.1990

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/NY/S721 5.11

Scope and Contents: Photographs of meetinghouse and members; some unidentified.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-.

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