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QM/NY/MM. Constituent Monthly, Preparative, and Quarterly meetings

 Record Group Term
Identifier: QM/NY/MM
_____ MONTHLY MEETING _____ The basic unit of Quaker administration, which holds regular monthly business meetings. Only members can participate. It has responsibility for care of members, authorizes removals and marriages, maintains discipline, considers the queries, manages meeting property, fosters social concerns, and reports regularly to the quarterly meeting. _____ PREPARATIVE MEETING _____ A regularly-organized business meeting of a single congregation which prepared business to be presented to the monthly meeting. The scope of business as recorded in its minutes was normally limited to responses to queries and matters of property and school oversight. _____ QUARTERLY MEETING _____ Meetings for business held four times per year, attended by representatives of all monthly meetings in a region. It is an intermediary between the monthly and yearly meeting, serves as an appellate body for disciplinary matters, and considers problems too large for a local meeting to solve. A quarterly meeting holds the authority to establish or discontinue a monthly, preparative, or particular meeting for worship. It collects financial assessments from each monthly meeting in accordance with the quota established by the yearly meeting.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Cambridge Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-C335

Easton and Saratoga Half Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-E378
Overview Records of Easton and Saratoga Half Yearly Meeting (1927-1986) and its predecessors, Easton Half Yearly (Hicksite: 1924-27), Easton & Granville Half Yearly (1898-1924), Easton and Saratoga Quarterly (1871-1898), Easton Quarterly (Hicksite: 1828-1871), Easton Quarterly (1795-1828), and Saratoga Quarterly (Hicksite: 1828-71). Includes: Minutes, (men's and joint), 1793-1985, women's minutes, 1793-1884, and minutes of the Quarterly Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1793-1871.
Dates: 1793-1986

Easton Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-E373
Overview Records of Easton Monthly Meeting and its predecessor, the first Saratoga Monthly Meeting, 1778-ongoing. Includes: men's, women's & joint minutes, 1778-1985, births & deaths, 1735-1973, marriages, 1778-87 & 1789-1964, membership, 1778-1790, removals, 1790-1959, Ministers and Elders minutes, 1832-1925, minutes and accounts of Friends Seminary, 1874-1894, an accounts ledger, 1892-1985, and Newsletters 1990-95, Membership, 1778-90 also includes list of members of East Hoosick, White...
Dates: 1778-1995

Easton Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-E377
Overview Records of Easton Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessors, Saratoga 1779-1896, and North Easton, 1896. Includes: men's and women's minutes, 1779-1896.
Dates: 1779-1896

Granville Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-G735
Overview Records of Granville Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) and its predecessor, Danby Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1828-1857. Includes: Minutes 1828-1857, and marriages & removals, 1828-1857.
Dates: 1828-1857

Granville Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-G733
Overview Records of Granville Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Hicksite branches of Danby Monthly Meeting, 1795-1913. Includes: men's minutes, 1795-1878, women's minutes (and joint), 1815-1913, marriages (abstract), 1795-1876, membership, 1795-1878, and records of Danby Lyceum, 1850-1867.
Dates: 1795-1913

Granville Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-G737
Overview Records of Granville Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1864-1935. Includes: Minutes, 1864-1883 and miscellaneous papers, 1880-1935. Also includes a copy of the deed recording the final sale of the meeting house in 1935.
Dates: 1864-1935

Granville Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-G739
Overview Records of Granvile Preparative Meeting (Orthodox), 1826-1858. Includes: Minutes 1826-1858.
Dates: 1826-1858

Northern Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-N696
Overview Records of Northern Quarterly, Glens Falls Quarterly (Orthodox), Easton Quarterly (Orthodox) and Saratoga Quarterly (Orthodox) Meetings. Includes: Minutes, 1828-64, 1867-77, 1912-48 & 1979-86; Ministers and Elders minutes, 1828-1947. Volume containing Men's minutes, 1867-77, also includes Women's minutes, 1828-1835, of Easton Quarterly Meeting.
Dates: 1828-1986

White Creek Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-W557
Overview Records of White Creek Preparative Meeting, 1818-1853. Includes Women's minutes, 1818-1853.
Dates: 1818-1853