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Baltimore Yearly Meeting correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-013

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of a single folder of the typed correspondence of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting. Many of the letters are addressed to or from Allen C. Thomas and Kirk Brown.

Dates

  • 1909

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Historical Note

Baltimore Yearly Meeting is headquartered in Sandy Spring, Maryland, and includes Friends from Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. It was the first Yearly Meeting founded in North America, in May of 1672. It is also the only Yearly Meeting in North America visited by George Fox. Baltimore Yearly Meeting is part of both Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting. They are also part of Friends World Committee for Consultation and the Friends Peace Teams Project. Baltimore Yearly Meeting is composed of 50 local Monthly Meetings. Its constituent Monthly Meetings are in the unprogrammed tradition, which means that they meet for silent worship in which any participant may share whatever they believe the Spirit of God leads them to say.

Extent

1 folders

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains the typed correspondence of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

MC.1116 Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox) records

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.
Title
Baltimore Yearly Meeting correspondence, 1909
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
January, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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