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Housatonic Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-H653
Records of Housatonic Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Housatonic Preparative Meeting and Newtown Preparative Meeting, 1957-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1957-2017, and Newsletters 1992-1995.

Dates

  • 1957-2018

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Overview

Records of Housatonic Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Housatonic Preparative Meeting and Newtown Preparative Meeting, 1957-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1957-2018 (with some gaps) and Newsletters 1992-1995.

Biographical / Historical

Newtown Preparative Meeting was established in 1957 as part of Wilton Monthly Meeting. In 1969 the meeting changed its name to Housatonic, and was granted Monthly Meeting status by Purchase Quarterly Meeting in 1971. This meeting remains active to date.

Arrangement

Divided into Series: Minutes: 1.1 1957-1968, 1.2 1968-1977, 1.3 1978-1992, 1.4 1993-97 (gaps), 1.5 1998-99, 1.6 2000-01, 1.7 2002-3, 1.8 2004 (gaps), 1.9 2005-06, 1.10 2007-08, 1.11 2009-10, 1.12 2011-2013 5mo, 1.13 2013 6mo-12mo, 1.14-1.16 2014-16, 1.17 2017, 1.18 2018; Newsletter: 2.1 1992-1994, State of Meeting reports: 2.2 1978-80, 1983, 1985.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF HOUSATONIC MONTHLY MEETING AND HOUSATONIC AND NEWTOWN PREPARATIVE MEETINGS
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

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