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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 341 Collections and/or Records:

Macedon Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M317
Overview Records of Macedon Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1845-1919. Includes minutes (Men's & joint), 1845-1919, and women's minutes, 1858-1881.
Dates: 1845-1919

Mamaroneck Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M337
Overview Records of Mamaroneck Preparative Meeting (Orthodox), 1814-1877. Includes men's minutes, 1814-1870, and women's minutes, 1855-1877.
Dates: 1814-1877

Mamaroneck Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M335
Overview Records of the Hicksite branch of Mamaroneck Preparative Meeting, 1777-1891. Includes men's minutes, 1777-1865, and women's and joint minutes, 1828-1891.
Dates: 1777-1891

Manasquan Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M343
Overview Records of Manasquan Monthly Meeting and Shrewsbury and Manasquan Monthly Meeting, 1873-1972. Includes minutes 1939-1972, Ministers and Elders minutes, 1873-1929, and newsletters, 1970-89.
Dates: 1873-1986

Manhasset Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M353
Overview Records of Manhasset Monthly Meeting, 1961-present. Includes minutes, 1961-1995, burial Records 1822-1982, and newsletters, 1984-88.
Dates: 1961-1995

Manhasset Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M357
Overview Records of Manhasset Preparative Meeting, 1784-1961. Includes: Men's and joint minutes, 1800-1961, and Women's minutes, 1784-1886.
Dates: 1784-1961

Marlborough Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M363
Overview Includes records of Marlborough Monthly Meeting (pre-separation and Orthodox), 1804-1954. Includes men's and joint minutes, 1804-1954, Women's minutes, 1804-1882, Ministers' and Elders' Minutes, 1813-1919, Vital Records 1804-1931, a volume of sufferings, 1808-1855, and an elegy, 1800. Women's minutes 1880-1882 (2.3) also contains Women's minutes from Plains Monthly Meeting, 1851-1854, and joint minutes (Marlborough Monthly Meeting), 1883-1883.
Dates: 1804-1954

Marlborough Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M361
Overview Records of Marlborough Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), 1828-1846. Includes Men's minutes, 1828-1847, and Women's minutes, 1828-1847, and an 1847 proclamation from the meeting declaring independence from New York Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1828-1847

Marlbrough Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M367
Overview Records of Marlborough Preparative Meeting, 1832-1837. Includes Men's minutes, 1832-1837.
Dates: 1832-1847

Maryland Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M377
Overview Records of Maryland Preparative Meeting, 1829-1840. Includes men's minutes (clerk's drafts), 1849-55, women's minutes, 1829-1840, and burial grounds information 1969/88. Volume 1.1 also includes women's minutes/extracts, 1850-1853.
Dates: 1829-1855