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Northwest Yearly Meeting photographs

Identifier: SFHL-PA-168

Scope and Contents

This collection contains loose black and white photographs of people and places connected to Northwest Yearly Meeting.


  • 1970 - 1980


Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is available for research use.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to reproduce images must be submitted to the Curator. 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

NORTHWEST Yearly Meeting of Friends Church opened 1893/06 as Oregon Yearly Meeting, set off from the Progressive, now FUM, branch of Iowa Yearly Meeting. It joined in founding FUM in 1902 but withdrew in 1926. It joined in founding EFA in 1965 and the succeeding EFI in 1989. It has stored most of its and the subordinate-body records in the Yearly Meeting vault located in the Newberg Friends Church or George Fox University's Murdoch Library, Newberg, Oregon. Ralph K. Beebe, A Garden of the Lord: A History of Oregon Yearly Meeting of Friends Church (1968), contains histories of nearly all monthly meetings established in the first 75 years. In 2017 it released some monthly meetings to organize the Sierra-Cascades Yearly Meeting of Friends, which scheduled its opening sessions 2018/05/18-20. The two YMs expect to have separated legally by 2018/07/01.

Source: Thomas C. Hill, Copyright © 1992-2018 Earlham College. All rights reserved.


.27 Cubic Feet (1 box; stored with PA166 and PA167.)




Northwest Yearly Meeting is the central organizing body for Quaker meetings in the Oregon/Washington area. This collection contains loose black and white photographs of people and places connected to Northwest Yearly Meeting.
Zoe Peyton Jones
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