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Lake Erie Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-LE

Scope and Contents

Records include minutes and other records of Lake Erie Association, Lake Erie Yearly Meeting, and its constituent quarterly and monthly meetings.

These records are organized into series according to Meeting:
  1. Lake Erie Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends)
  2. Akron Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Akron, Ohio)
  3. Ann Arbor Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Ann Arbor, Mich.)
  4. Birmingham Friends Meeting (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.)
  5. Cleveland Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Cleveland, Ohio)
  6. Detroit Friends Meeting (Detroit, Mich.)
  7. Granville Friends Meeting (Granville, Ohio)
  8. Green Pastures Quarterly Meeting (Society of Friends)
  9. Kalamazoo Friends Meeting (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
  10. Oberlin Friends Meeting (Oberlin, Ohio)
  11. Pine River Friends Meeting (Mt. Pleasant, Mich.)
  12. Pittsburgh Monthly Meeting of Friends (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  13. Wooster Friends Meeting (Wooster, Ohio)

Dates

  • 1934-2018

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

The Lake Erie Yearly Meeting opened on August 31, 1963, as an outgrowth of the Great Lakes Regional conference begun in May, 1939 and called Lake Erie Association of Friends Meetings after 1944. The Association began meeting annually on May 10, 1946 and continued meeting concurrently with the Yearly Meeting until August 23, 1969.

Extent

10 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

The Lake Erie Yearly Meeting opened on August 31, 1963, as an outgrowth of the Great Lakes Regional Conference, begun in May, 1939, and called Lake Erie Association of Friends Meetings after 1944. Records include minutes and other records of Lake Erie Association, Lake Erie Yearly Meeting, and its constituent monthly meetings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 19-[ongoing]

Related Materials

Complete bound copies of the Annual Records and of the Lake Erie Bulletin may also be found in the Friends Library Reading Room in SG1 and SG2. More recent copies of the constituent meetings' newsletters may also be found in SG1.
Title
Lake Erie Yearly Meeting:
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library
Author
Inventory prepared by FHL Staff
Date
2001
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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