R. W. Harrington slide and photo collection, New York Yearly Meeting
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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Overview and metadata sections
R. Ward Harrington, a Quaker, was the clerk of Flushing Meeting and professor of philosophy and economics of the New York City Community College of the City University of New York. He was involved with various Friends organizations including New York Yearly Meeting, Friends Journal, and Quaker Religious Thought.
This collection consists of color photographs of both individuals and groups, as well as color slides, primarily of meeting houses in New York Yearly Meeting. There are also some miscellaneous shots.
This collection is organized into three folders, one of photographs and two of slides.
Gift of New York Yearly Meeting, 1997
A more detailed typewritten inventory is available in the box.
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Author
- Zoe Peyton Jones
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
This collection is available for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Permission to reuse, publish, or reproduce items in this collection beyond the bounds of Fair Use or other exemptions to copyright law must be obtained from the copyright holder or their heirs/assigns. See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-RUU/1.0/.
Includes slides of: Bethpage Meeting House; Clintondale Friends Church; Collins Friends Church; Fifteenth Street Meeting House; Flushing Meeting House; "Fox Rock"; Bowne House; Jericho Meeting House; Manhasset Meeting House; Matinecock Meeting House; Orchard Park Meeting House; Plainfield Meeting House; Poplar Ridge Meeting House; Poughkeepsie Meeting House; Purchase Meeting House; Scarsdale Meeting House; West Branch Meeting House; Westbury Meeting House; Wilton Meeting House; Saratoga Meeting House; Crum Elbow Meeting House; Cornwall Meeting House; Manasquan Meeting House; Croton Valley Meeting House; Amawalk Meeting House.
These slides are of New York Yearly Meeting annual sessions at Silver Bay, NY in 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1975. They include slides of committees, meetings, and Silver Bay surroundings.
These slides are of New York Yearly Meeting Representative Meetings in Poplar Ridge (May 1972); Brooklyn (December 1972); Matinecock, Locust Valley (May 1975); and Syracuse, NY (May 1978).
Includes photos of committee meetings in Poughkeepsie, NY (1972), Scarsdale, NY (1972), Powell House (1973), Poughkeepsie, NY (1977), and Scarsdale, NY (1977).
Powell House meeting, 1978
These are slides of Westbury/Long Island Quarterly Meeting: At Westbury (July 1974), at Flushing (October 1974), at 15th Street (December 1974), at Westbury (July 1975), and at Manhasset (October 1977).
These slides are of: the Oakwood School; Board of Managers meeting (1978); Friends Academy, Locust Valley, NY; and Friends World College, Lloyds Harbor, NY.
These include slides of various individuals in New York Yearly Meeting.