Resources

The New England Yearly Meeting Quaker Archives have begun to digitize their information.  The links below are for various minutes of the NEYM are linked here in pages.
NEYM-Gurneyite is the printed minutebooks, which start out men’s minutes only, later have joint sessions (men & women) later print the separate Women’s minutes at the end – this list includes links to 1945-1985 combined YMs.
1847-1881 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym956year/page/n5/mode/2up
1882-1897 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym957year/page/n5/mode/2up
1898-1910 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym958year/page/n5/mode/2up
1911-1922 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym959year/page/n3/mode/2up
1922-1932 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym960year/page/n5/mode/2up
1933-1940 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym961year/page/n5/mode/2up
1941-1945 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym962year/page/n5/mode/2up
1946-1950 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym963year/page/n5/mode/2up
1951-1955 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym964year/page/n5/mode/2up
1956-1960 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym965year/page/n5/mode/2up
1961-1965 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym966year/page/n5/mode/2up
1966-1970 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym967year/page/n5/mode/2up
1971-1975 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym968year/page/n5/mode/2up
1976-1980 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym969year/page/n5/mode/2up
1981-1985 https://archive.org/details/minutesofyearlym970year/page/n5/mode/2up
The Women’s minutebooks are the handwritten journals.
Women’s Minutes NEYM-G 1764-18961764-1776
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9024newe
1777-1805 “Note, The former Records are in one end of the Quarterly Meeting of Rhode Island’s Book”
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9026newe/mode/2up
1806-1824
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9026newe_0/mode/2up
1825-1838
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9026newe_1/mode/1up
1839-1851
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9026newe_2
1852-1866
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9026newe_3
1867-1875
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9026newe_4
1876-1892 minute book appears to be missing from archive.org1892-1896
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9026newe_5
In handwritten minute books, Women’s YM minutes include minutes from joint sessions as well as minutes of separate women’s sessions. In printed minutebooks, Women’s minutes are just those from separate sessions.NOTES:
Women’s Minutes 1867-1875
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9026newe_4/mode/1up?view=theater
1874 minutes end with accounts for Asa & Emeline Tuttle’s work in 1874 here (322 of 370)
These are the same as those printed in the men’s ym minutes
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9026newe_4/page/n321/mode/1up?view=theater
otherwise, mostly copies of epistles to each YM in 1874 & 1875
NEYM-W is Wilburite. All handwritten
Wilburite
Minutes Meetings for Sufferings 1845-1863
https://archive.org/details/meetingforsuffe9021newe_1/mode/2up
Minutes Meetings for Sufferings 1863-1902
https://archive.org/details/meetingforsuffe9021newe_2/mode/2up
Minutes Meetings for Sufferings 1902-1945
https://archive.org/details/meetingforsuffe9021newe_3
Meetings for Sufferings Members List
https://archive.org/details/meetingforsuffer9021neweMinutes (Men) 1845-1889
https://archive.org/details/minutesmen9021newe/page/n1/mode/2up
Minutes 1890-1917 (Joint)
https://archive.org/details/minutesjoint9021newe
Minutes 1918-1921 (joint)
https://archive.org/details/minutes9021newe
Minutes 1922-1936 (joint)
https://archive.org/details/minutes9021newe_0/mode/2up
Minutes Women 1845-1897
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9021newe/mode/2up
Minutes Women 1898-1907
https://archive.org/details/minuteswomen9021newe_0
Treasurer’s Accounts 1846-1909
https://archive.org/details/treasurer9021newe
Correspondence, epistles 1845-1860
https://archive.org/details/correspondenceep9021newe
Ministers & Elders 1845-1944
https://archive.org/details/ministerselders9021newe/mode/2up
WFMS is Women’s Foreign Missionary Society – precursor to USFW. Handwritten minutes
The Women’s Foreign Missionary Society of (Yearly Meeting of Friends for New England)
New England Yearly Meeting
Organized Sixth Mo.18. 1884
Incorporated at Lynn 1892, July 18
Charter received Jan. 18 1893WFMS Executive Committee & Annual Mtgs 1884-1897
https://archive.org/details/womensforeignmi9021newe_3/mode/1up
WFMS Executive Committee (& Annual Mtgs thry 1891) 1897-1951
https://archive.org/details/womensforeignmi9021newe_1/mode/2up
WFMS – Annual Meetings of the Corporation 1892-1903
https://archive.org/details/womensforeignmi9021newe_4/mode/1up?view=theater
WFMS – Annual Meetings of the Corporation 1904-1934
https://archive.org/details/womensforeignmi9021newe_5/mode/2up

 

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