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Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S555

Scope and Contents

Records of Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting (1954- ), 1937-ongoing. Includes minutes, 1955-81, as well as the minutes of Shrewsbury Meeting of Friends, 1937-1954, and newsletters.

Dates

  • 1937-1995

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

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Biographical / Historical

Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting was established in 1672. The meeting was transfered to Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1682. The meeting separated, creating two branches. The Orthodox branch was discontinued in 1855. The Hicksite monthly meeting was transfered to New York Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1833. It merged to form Shrewsbury and Manasquan Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1928, which became Manasquan Monthly Meeting in 1955. In 1954, the second Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting was established from Shrewsbury Meeting of Friends, which had been meeting as early as 1937.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (7 volumes)

Overview

Records of Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting (1954- ), 1937-ongoing. Includes minutes, 1955-81, as well as the minutes of Shrewsbury Meeting of Friends, 1937-1954, and newsletters.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1937-1949, 1.2 1950-1960, 1.3 1968-1975, 1.4 1976-1981, 1.5 1961, 1.6 1963-1968; Newsletter: 2.1 1980-1989,1990-1995.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

General

Vol. 1.5 includes the minutes of only 10mo 10 1961.
Title
Records of Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1954- : Shrewsbury, N.J.)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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