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

 Record Group Term
Identifier: QM/B/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 6 Collections and/or Records:

Baltimore Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-B358
Scope and Contents Records of Baltimore Quarterly Meeting, pre-Separation, Hicksite, and Orthodox, 1675-1969. Pre-Separation and Hicksite records include: men's and joint minutes, 1675-1949; women's minutes, 1775-1893; Ministers and Elders minutes, 1759-1951; and miscellaneous records, 1812-1963. Orthodox records include: men's and joint minutes, 1710-1775, 1807-1823, 1856-1941, 1956-1969; women's minutes, 1703-1766, 1774, 1855-1900; Mininstry and Oversight and its predecessors, 1852-1941; Baltimore Junior...
Dates: 1675-1969

Broad Creek Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-B761
Scope and Contents Records of Broad Creek Preparative Meeting, 1871-1900. Includes women's minutes 1871-76, and minutes of the Friends' Association of Broad Creek Meeting, 1898-1900. Vol.2.1 also includes First Day School attendance, 1912 & 1919, and minutes, 1912.
Dates: 1871-1900

Deer Creek Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-D441
Scope and Contents Records of Deer Creek Monthly Meeting, pre-Separation, Orthodox, Hicksite, and United, 1742-2009. Includes men's and joint minutes 1760-2009, women's minutes 1760-1902, Ministers and Elders minutes 1868-1891, 1923-1937, vital records 1742-1948, financial records 1930-1936, property records 1876-1879, and committee records 1903-1906.
Dates: 1742-2009

Forest Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-F671
Scope and Contents Records of Forest Preparative Meeting, 1851-1927. Includes men's and joint minutes 1851-1927 and women's minutes 1864-89.
Dates: 1851-1927

Little Falls Monthly Meeting Records,

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-L584
Scope and Contents Includes men's and joint minutes 1815-2014, women's minutes 1815-99, vital records 1738-1881, and Ministers and Elders minutes 1815-1964.
Dates: 1738-2014

Little Falls Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-L585
Scope and Contents Records of Little Falls Preparative Meeting, 1825-1937. Includes men's and joint minutes 1846-1927, women's minutes 1825-93.
Dates: 1825-1937