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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:

Stanford Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S735
Overview Records of Stanford Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). Includes women's minutes, 1828-1840.
Dates: 1828-1840

Stanford Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S737
Overview Records of Stanford Preparative Meeting (Orthodox), 1828-1901. Includes minutes, 1828-1901.
Dates: 1828-1901

Stanford Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S757
Overview Records of Stanford Quarterly Meeting (Orthodox), 1832-67. Includes men's, women's, and ministers' and elders' minutes 1832-67.
Dates: 1832-1867

Stanford Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S755
Overview Records of Stanford Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite), 1828-96. Includes men's, women's, and Ministers' and Elders' minutes 1828-96.
Dates: 1828-1896

Starksborough Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S775
Overview Records of Starksborough Monthly Meeting, 1739-1905. Includes men's minutes 1813-38; and vital records 1739-1905.
Dates: 1739-1905

Starksborough Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S778
Overview Records of Starksborough Preparative Meeting, 1853-55. Includes women's minutes 1853-55.
Dates: 1853-1855

Staten Island Executive Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S795
Overview Records of Staten Island Executive Meeting, 1954-82. Includes minutes and miscellansous papers.
Dates: 1954-1982

Staten Island Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S797
Overview Records of Staten Island Monthly Meeting, 1986-. Includes minutes 1986-90.
Dates: 1986-1992

Syracuse Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S975
Overview Records of Syracuse Monthly Meeting and Syracuse Quarterly Meeting, 1936-(ongoing). Includes minutes and assorted papers, 1936-.
Dates: 1936-1997

Syracuse Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S973
Overview Records of Syracuse Preparative Meeting, 1937-46. Includes minutes 1936-46.
Dates: 1936-1946