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Archives & Manuscripts

Stamford-Greenwich Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S721

Scope and Contents

Records of Stamford-Greenwich Monthly Meeting. Includes Membership records 1980-1989; Minutes 1956-1989; Newsletters 1965-1968/1984-1989 (gaps); State of the Meeting Reports 1960-1967, 1986; Miscellaneous 1950-2002.

Dates

  • 1956-2002

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.

Biographical / Historical

In 1948 a meeting for worship was held at the home of Jack LeRoy deForest in Stamford, Connecticut. It begame a preparative meeting in 1949. Stamford Monthly Meeting was set off from Purchase Monthly Meeting in 1953. In the late 1990s, membership began to decline; the Meeting was laid down by Purchase Quarterly Meeting in November of 2010.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Overview

Records of Stamford-Greenwich Monthly Meeting, 1956-2002.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Vital Records: 1.1 1890-1989, 1.2 1890-2002. 1.3 1982-1992; Minutes: 2.1 1956-1958, 2.2 1959-1960, 2.3 1961, 2.4 1962-1965, 2.5 1969-1972, 2.6 1975-1977, 2.7 1977-1979, 2.8 1979-1980, 2.9 1980-1981, 2.10 1981-1982, 2.11 1983-1984, 2.12 1985, 2.13 1986, 2.14 1987, 2.15 1988-1989; Newsletters: 3.1 1965-1968, 3.2 1984-1989 (gaps). State of Meeting Reports: 4.1 1960-1967, 1986; Miscellaneous: 5.1 1949-1998 (gaps), 5.2 c.1956, 1988, 5.3 1998, 5.4 c.1983-1987, 5.5 c.1955-c.1980, 5.6 c.1998, 5.7 1973, 5.8 1998, 5.9 1950, 5.10 1975, 5.11 c.1950-c.1990.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF STAMFORD-GREENWICH MONTHLY MEETING
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

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