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QM/Ph/MM. Constituent Monthly, Preparative, and Quarterly meetings

 Record Group Term
Identifier: QM/Ph/MM
_____ MONTHLY MEETING _____ The basic unit of Quaker administration, which holds regular monthly business meetings. Only members can participate. It has responsibility for care of members, authorizes removals and marriages, maintains discipline, considers the queries, manages meeting property, fosters social concerns, and reports regularly to the quarterly meeting. _____ PREPARATIVE MEETING _____ A regularly-organized business meeting of a single congregation which prepared business to be presented to the monthly meeting. The scope of business as recorded in its minutes was normally limited to responses to queries and matters of property and school oversight. _____ QUARTERLY MEETING _____ Meetings for business held four times per year, attended by representatives of all monthly meetings in a region. It is an intermediary between the monthly and yearly meeting, serves as an appellate body for disciplinary matters, and considers problems too large for a local meeting to solve. A quarterly meeting holds the authority to establish or discontinue a monthly, preparative, or particular meeting for worship. It collects financial assessments from each monthly meeting in accordance with the quota established by the yearly meeting.

Found in 258 Collections and/or Records:

Abington Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/A200
Identifier: QM-Ph-A200
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Monthly Meeting and its predecessors since 1670. Included of the Pre-Separation and Hicksite records: minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; minutes of the women's meeting; registers of births and deaths; marriage and membership records through the present day; certificates of removal, disownments, etc.; epistles received and other miscellaneous papers. The records of the Orthodox branch of Abington Monthly Meeting...
Dates: 1670-2021

Abington Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/A220
Identifier: QM-Ph-A220
Scope and Contents

The original records of Abington Preparative Meeting -- pre-Separation, Hicksite, and Orthodox -- include minutes of men's, women's and joint business meetings as well as other records. Records of Abington Preparative Meeting include: men's minutes, 1786-1897 (H), 1827-1868 (O); women's minutes, 1787-1893 (H); women's account books, 1834-1874; school fund account books, 1773-1900 (H).

Dates: 1773-1943

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-A250
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes; Orthodox men’s minutes; Hicksite women's minutes; Orthodox women’s minutes; First-day School Union records; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers and Elders, Orthodox; Orthodox meeting financial records; minutes of the Abington Visitation Committee; minutes of the Gwynned Visitation Committee; minutes of the...
Dates: 1786-2018

Alapocas Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/A400
Identifier: QM-Ph-A400
Scope and Contents

Records include: minutes 1974-2001 ; membership records, 1975-2001 ; miscellaneous papers, 1975-2001.

Dates: 1974-2001

Alloways Creek Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/A450
Identifier: QM-Ph-A450
Scope and Contents

Records include: Minutes of the pre-Separation and Hicksite men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women, 1783-1938; minutes of the Hicksite women's meeting, 1841-1877.

Dates: 1783-1938

Appoquinimink Preparative Meeting records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/A625
Identifier: QM-Ph-A625
Scope and Contents

Records of Appoquinimink Preparative Meeting. Includes Minutes, 1947-1951, with a transcription, and miscellaneous records, 1948-2017. Also includes born digital records: 2020 Annual Report.

Dates: 1946 - 2020

Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-A800
Scope and Contents

Records include: Clerk's correspondence, 1981-1985; Deeds, 1866-1884.

Dates: 1866-1884, 1981-1985

Bart Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/B200
Identifier: QM-Ph-B200
Scope and Contents

Records include burials (Bart, Pa.), 1831-1935; chart of marked graves at Bart, 1938; Hicksite minutes of the joint sessions, 1887-1925.

Dates: 1831-1938

Birmingham Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-B520
Scope and Contents Records of Birmingham Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and its predecessors, ongoing. Records of the the pre-Separation, Hicksite, and post reunification meeting include: Minutes, 1815-2021; Women's minutes, 1827-1895; Ministry and Counsel records, 1924-2019; Overseers' minutes, 1941-1952; Vital records, 1770-1955; and other miscellaneous materials. Also includes Orthodox records: Vital Records, 1816-1963; Marriage certificates, 1818-1962; Removals, 1827-1963; Overseers...
Dates: 1770 - 2021

Birmingham Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-B550
Scope and Contents

Records include: Hicksite and United minutes, 1869-1956; Hicksite women's minutes, 1869-1886 (included in Joint minutes, 1869-1903); Orthodox minutes, 1852-1921; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1886-1919; pre-Separation and Hicksite deeds and other property records, 1721-1903; Hicksite First Day School minutes, 1897-1949; miscellaneous papers, 1960; and Orthodox School Fund accounts, 1828-1845.

Dates: 1721-1956