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Friends Meeting of Washington DC Records,

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-F751

Scope and Contents

Records of Friends Meeting of Washington, 1927-2017.

Dates

  • 1927-2017

Creator

Language of Materials

Records in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the Library.

Biographical / Historical

Friends Meeting of Washington was established as an independent meeting on Florida Avenue in the District of Columbia in 1930. It provided a convenient place of worship for then President Herbert Hoover and his wife, Lou Henry Hoover; Mrs. Hoover was greatly involved with the creation of the meeting and the construction of the meeting house. In 1944, Friends Meeting of Washington affiliated with both the Orthodox and Hicksite Baltimore Yearly Meetings. The older Washington Monthly Meeting, referred to as I-Street and Orthodox in origin, merged with College Park Friends in 1956 to form Adelphi Meeting.

Extent

35 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes; Vital Records; Ministry & Worship and Overseers; Financial and Property Records; Committee Records; Miscellaneous.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.
Title
RECORDS OF FRIENDS MEETING OF WASHINGTON
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library