The collection contains pre-separation, Orthodox, and Hicksite records of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting. The records of the Stony Run Meeting include pre-separation and Hicksite minutes, committee records, and miscellaneous items from 1677-1967. Minutes included are men's from 1677-1912, and women's from 1790-1899. Memorials, registers, treasurer's accounts, and cash books make up the material covering vital statistics and financial information. Records of the Homewood Meeting are primarily Orthodox, but include some pre-separation records. Homewood records include minutes, committee records, and miscellaneous items from 1671-1948. Minutes included are men's from 1821-1943, and women's from 1677-1890. Includes membership statistics from 1876-1887, and 1930-1947. Also included are the minutes of the Committee on Worship and Ministry and its predecessors, 1829-1948. Also included are miscellaneous papers, including memorials, manuscripts, and printed materials, 1757-1943.
The collection also contains numerous committee records and minutes. Including the records of the following committees of Stony Run: the Advancement Committee, Arbitration Committee, Cooperating Committee, Committee on Education, Entertainment Committee, Executive Committee, Fair Hill Committee, First Day School Committee, Committee on Indian Concern, Ministers and Elders Committee, Park Avenue Friends Home Committee, Philanthropic Committee, Press Committee, Records Committee, Special Funds Committee, Meeting for Suffering, Committee on Temperance, Committee to Visit Subordinate Committees and the Young Friends Association. Three volumes contain reports from the committees to the Yearly Meeting. The material covering the Committee on Indian Concern is extensive. The collection also includes the records of the following Homewood committees: Meeting for Sufferings, Pastoral Committee, Evangelistic and Church Extension Committee, Representative Meeting/Permanent Board, Committee on Indian Concerns, Committee on Foreign Missions, Committee on Education, Friends Association of Baltimore to Advise and Assist Friends of Southern States, Committee on Religious Education, Temperance Committee, Young Women's Christian Fellowship Union and Peace Committee.
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