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Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Circle of the King's Daughters

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-099
Overview Minutes and financial records for the "Here a Little, There a Little" Chapter of the King's Daughters, an international Christian philanthropic association. Records are dated from the 1892-1975, with gaps. While this New York chapter was primarily Quaker, the association itself was evangelical Christian in orientation, with Baptist and Congregationalist membership in other parts of the world. Members gathered to read Bible passages, discuss Lenten observance, and perform philanthropic work....
Dates: 1892-1975

Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview

The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.

Dates: 1946 - 1968

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract

This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.

Dates: 1834-1854

Friends' Employment Society Record

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-098
Overview The Friends Employment Society was founded in 1862 in New York City by Hicksite women as the Women's Association of Friends for the Employment and Relief by Clothing of the Suffering Poor. Incorporated in 1902, it provided employment for the working poor by providing sewing projects. In 1948 it revised its charter to state its purpose of giving help to needy people, through contributions to other charitable organizations. This collection contains minutes and...
Dates: 1862-1948

Friends' Social Union (New York, N.Y.) minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-181
Abstract

Minutes, 1869-1872, of Friends' Social Union, New York City. Aaron M. Powell was one of the early chairmen, and Maria Mitchell included in the speakers. One of the group's continuing concerns was the plight of the American Indians.

Dates: 1869-1872

Friends Temperance Union (New York, N.Y.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-094
Overview

Records of the Friends Temperance Union of New York, a Quaker organization which promoted abstinence from all alcohol. It was founded in 1876 and ceased to meet after 5/1898. Includes Minutes, Executive Committee minutes, a Treasurer's book, and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1876-1905

Friends World College Collected Papers 1957-1992

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-116
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. It was merged into Long Island University in 1991. The collection contains Mary-Cushing Niles's files pertaining to all aspects of Friends World College. Mary-Cushing Niles (1900-1993), a...
Dates: 1957-1992

Ruth P. Ringenbach Collected Friends World College Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-247
Overview Ruth P. Ringenbach, a member of Westbury Monthly Meeting, was a member of the Friends World College Association and served on the New York Yearly Meeting Liaison Committee. She was treasurer of the Association from 1978-1985. Friends World College became independent of New York Yearly Meeting in 1975, but members of the Association who were also members of New York Yearly Meeting served as a liaison between Friends World College and New York Yearly Meeting, keeping the Yearly Meeting...
Dates: 1975-1985

Friends World College Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-082
Overview Friends World College was conceived as an accredited, co-educational, degree-granting liberal arts college combining a residence program with the opportunity for foreign travel and study. Planned as a "college without walls," it was sponsored by the New York Yearly Meeting and opened in September 1965. The College flourished in the 1960s counterculture environment, but ran into financial difficulties in the 1970s. While much of its support came from...
Dates: 1958-2001

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Friends World College 3
Long Island University 3
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
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Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 3
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 2
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 2
Friends' Employment Society (New York, N.Y.) 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 2
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 2
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 2
Young Friends Aid Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
Arnold family 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Capron, George T. (George Truman), b. 1858 1
Capron, Jacob, d. 1891 1
Carpenter family 1
Chaffee, Edmund B. (Edmund Bigelow), 1887-1936 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Circle of the King's Daughters (New York, N.Y.) 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cox, John, 1860-1951 1
Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
Davis, Mary E., d. 1879 1
DeRosa, Ulysses, 1892- 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Free-School Society of New-York 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Temperance Union (New York, N.Y.) 1
Friends' Social Union (New York, N.Y.) 1
Frost, Gideon, 1798-1880 1
Frost, Mary W. (Mary Willets), 1803-1847 1
Garvan, Theresa 1
Gibbons family 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Hancock, Charles Thomas "Tom", II, 1914-1997 1
Hawkins, Harry A., b. 1860 1
Hicks family 1
Hicks, Benjamin D. (Benjamin Doughty), 1836-1906 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1815-1900 1
Hicks, John D., 1829-1907 1
Hoag, May 1
Hopper family 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris) 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Joint Peace Committee of New York Quakers 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Lawton, Albert R., 1858-1930 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lindley Murray Fund (Organization) 1
Ludlam, Sarah, d. 1841 1
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 1
Mekeel, Amy Grace, 1885-1976 1
Minturn, Mary 1
Mitchell, Maria, 1818-1889 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.) 1
Murray, Catherine Bowne 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults. Committee on Ways and Means 1
New York Colored Mission 1
New York Female Association (Society of Friends) 1
New York Friends Center 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1958-1974 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Farmington Quarterly Meeting (1828-1955) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Meeting for Sufferings 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Representative Meeting 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Scipio Quarterly Meeting 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace and Service Committee (1955-1966) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Scipio Quarterly Meeting 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Ortloff, C. Frank 1
Palmer family 1
Palmer, Sarah Hopper, 1796-1885 1
Peace and Service Committee of the New York Yearly Meetings 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
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