Records of York: Lawrence Street Friends Adult School

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Trust deeds, 1912&1934 (2 items) [G 24.1-24.2]; Letter re. end of Adult School trust, 1977 [G 24.3]

Administrative / Biographical History

The Adult School in Lawrence Street, York, was set up by Friends in 1895, with 30 members initially. It was the third branch of the Central Adult School in the city. Women's and children's classes began the following year, and a Sick Fund was established in 1899. In 1903, it became part of the York and District Adult School Union.

Arrangement

The records are numbered and arranged according to the system used when they were in Clifford Street Meeting House

Conditions Governing Access

The conditions of deposit include a clause requiring written prior permission from a Friend Custodian for access to consult current legal documents and any material less than fifty years old

Acquisition Information

The collection of archives of the Society of Friends formerly held at the Friends Meeting House in Clifford Street, York

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Contents listed in Handlist 75, "Inventory of the records of Yorkshire General Meeting and York and Thirsk Monthly Meetings of the Society of Friends formerly preserved at the Friends' Meeting House, Clifford Street, York" (1986)

Conditions Governing Use

As with access, the photocopying of current legal documents and any material less than fifty years old requires the permission of a Friend Custodian

Related Material

Related material in Leeds University Library: Records of York Preparative Meeting. Related material in other repositories: Records of other York Adult Schools; York and District Adult School Union; York Friends Central Adult School Trust; York and District Adult Schools and Social Clubs Ltd., York City Archives

Additional Information

The records are deposited and remain the property of the Society of Friends