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Rochester Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-R631

Scope and Contents

Records of Rochester Monthly Meeting, 1944-ongoing. Includes: minutes 1944-2010, with index for 1936-2000; membership lists 1936-1956 and 1981-1989; scrapbooks 1819-1997; a guest book, 1980-90; newsletters, 1957-, and miscellaneous histories, 1999 and 2005.

Vol. 1945-1949 also contains Preparative Meeting minutes, 1936-44.

Dates

  • 1936-2010

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Rochester Preparative Meeting was established by Syracuse Monthly Meeting in 1936. It was set off from Syracuse in 1944 by Scipio Quarterly Meeting. It is currently active.

Extent

12 Linear Feet (50 volumes + 2 boxes + 1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

Records of Rochester Monthly Meeting, 1944-ongoing. Includes: minutes 1944-2010, with index for 1936-2000; membership lists 1936-1956 and 1981-1989; scrapbooks 1819-1997; a guest book, 1980-90; newsletters, 1957-, and miscellaneous histories, 1999 and 2005.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1-1.44 1944-2010 (2000 volume includes index for Rochester Preparative Meeting minutes, 1936-1944 and Rochester Monthly Meeting Minutes, 1944-2000); Membership lists: 2.1 1936-56, 2.2 1981-89; Scrapbooks 3.1 1819-59, 3.2 1960-70, 3.3 1975-90, 3.4 1990-97, 3.5, 3.6 1980s-1990s; Guest books: 4.1 1980-90; Newsletters: 5.1 1957-63, 5.2 1964-65, 5.3 1967-69, 5.4 1970-77, 5.5 1978-83, 5.6 1984-87, 5.7 1988-90, 5.8 1990-92, 5.9 1993-97; Miscellaneous: 6.1 History of Our Meeting, 1999; 6.2 Rochester Friends Meeting, 2005, 6.3 'Our School' Proposal 1994.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

General

Vol. 1945-49 contains minutes of Rochester Preparative Meeting, 1936-1944.
Title
RECORDS OF ROCHESTER 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
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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