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Galway Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) Records

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Galway Monthly Meeting was established in 1802, set off from Saratoga Monthly Meeting. It was a part of Easton Quarterly until Saratoga Quarterly was established in 1815. The Orthodox branch of Galway Monthly met at Providence after 1828, and was laid down in 1836, members attached to Milton Monthly. After 1847, the Hicksite branch met alternately at Galway, Greenfield and Milton. This meeting was laid down in 1865, remaining members attached to Saratoga Monthly Meeting.

Records of Galway Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessor, 1802-1865. Includes: Minutes 1828-1865; women's minutes, 1802-1865; Ministers and Elders minutes, 1852-1862; Register, 1850-1861; Correspondence 1832-53.

The register, 1850-61, also contains minutes of Milton Monthly Meeting of Women Friends, 1828-1847.

Divided into series: Minutes (men's): 1.1 1828-1865; Women's minutes: 2.1 1802-1816, 2.2 1816-1865; Vital records: 3.1 Register 1850-1861; Ministers and Elders: 4.1 1848-1851, 4.2 1852-62; Miscellaneous: 5.1 Correspondence 1832-53.

Many of the records of Galway and Milton Monthly Meetings were destroyed by fire in 1848.

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Minutes & women's minutes also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY 53.

Deposit, 1997.

Publisher
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Finding Aid Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Finding Aid Date
2007
Access Restrictions

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Use Restrictions

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Collection Inventory

RG2/NY/G373 3.1. Register, 1850-1861.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY258
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/G373 1.1. Minutes, 1828-1865.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY53
Physical Description

1 volume and 1 envelope of enclosures

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/G373 2.1. Minutes, 1802-1816.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY53
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

RG2/NY/G373 2.2. Minutes, 1816-1865.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY53
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre/Hicksite

RG2/NY/G373 4.1. Minutes, 1848-1851.
Box RG2/NY/G
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY258
Physical Description

1 folder

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/G373 4.2. Minutes, 1852-62.
Box RG2/NY/G
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY258
Physical Description

1 folder

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

RG2/NY/G373 5.1. Correspondence, 1832-1853.
Box RG2/NY/G
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the Library:

  1. Swarthmore: No film
Physical Description

1 folder

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

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