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Quaker Earthcare Witness Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-104

Scope and Contents

Minutes of Quaker Earthcare Witness and its predecessor, the Friends Committee on Unity with Nature, 1987-2006, 2008-2015.

Dates

  • 1987 - 2017

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

Friends Committee on Unity with Nature (FCUN) grew out of the Workshop on Living in Harmony with the Natural Environment at the FGC Gathering at Oberlin in 1987. In 2001, sixteen North American yearly meetings appointed representatives to the Annual Meeting. In 2003, their name was changed to Quaker Earthcare Witness. The group publishes a newsletter, BeFriending Creation.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Friends Committee on Unity with Nature (FCUN) grew out of the Workshop on Living in Harmony with the Natural Environment at the FGC Gathering at Oberlin in 1987. In 2001, sixteen North American yearly meetings appointed representatives to its Annual Meeting. In 2003, their name was changed to Quaker Earthcare Witness. The group publishes a newsletter, BeFriending Creation.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Friends Committee on Unity with Nature, 11/20/2002 (Acc. 2002-019)

Donor: Quaker Earthcare Witness (Ruah Swennerfelt), 11/29/05

Donor: Quaker Earthcare Witness 2009.031

Donor: Quaker Earthcare Witness, (Shelley Tanenbaum), 2014-2017

Accruals

Sent by email annually

Related Materials

The newsletter Befriending Creation is stored on FHL Reference, SG 1.
Title
An Inventory of the Records of Quaker Earthcare Witness
Status
Completed
Author
Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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