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

 Record Group Term
Identifier: QM/NY/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 30 Collections and/or Records:

Amawalk Monthly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-A493
Overview Records of Amawalk Monthly Meeting and its predecessor, Amawalk Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), 1795-ongoing. Includes: Minutes 1812-1991; Vital records 1798-1996; minutes and other records of Ministry & Counsel and its predecessor, Ministers & Elders, 1829-1914 & 1986-95; Treasurer's book 1910-1985; deeds & other property Records 1774-1903; extracts of the minutes of the monthly and quarterly meetings for Amawalk Preparative (1795) and Monthly (1806).
Dates: 1795-1996

Amawalk Preparative Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-A497
Overview Records of Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1777-1886. Includes: Minutes, 1814-1886, and women's minutes, 1777-1886.
Dates: 1777-1886

Amawalk Preparative Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-A498
Overview Records of Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Orthodox). Includes: Minutes, 1775-1800/1828-1850 and women's minutes, 1797-1825/1828-1861.
Dates: 1775-1861

Chappaqua Monthly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-C415
Overview Records of Chappaqua Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Hicksite, Orthodox, and pre-Separation. Includes: Minutes (men's, women's & joint), 1785-2002; vital records 1756-1990; Ministers & Elders minutes, 1809-1886; financial Records 1828-1891; miscellaneous papers, 1732-1879; First Day School Records 1894; newsletters, 1985-95.
Dates: 1732-2002

Chappaqua Mountain Institute Records

Identifier: QM-NY-C426
Overview Includes: minutes, 1867-1909, and financial records ca. 1870-1889.
Dates: 1867-1909

Chappaqua Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) Records

Identifier: QM-NY-C417
Overview Records of Chappaqua Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1828-1910. Includes: Minutes (men's & joint), 1828-1910, women's minutes, 1828-1891, and financial Records 1852-1909.
Dates: 1828-1910

Chappaqua Preparative Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-C418
Overview Records of Chappaqua Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) and its pre-Separation predecessor, 1791-1875. Includes men's and women's minutes, 1791-1875.
Dates: 1791-1875

Croton Preparative Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-C755
Overview Records of Croton Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). Includes: Minutes (men's), 1829-1848, and women's minutes, 1843-1848.
Dates: 1829-1848

Croton Preparative Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-C757
Overview Records of Croton Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) and its pre-Separation predecessor, 1797-1895. Includes: Men's & women's minutes, 1797-1895.
Dates: 1797-1895

Croton Valley Local Monthly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-NY-C777
Overview Records of Croton Valley Local Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) and its pre-Separation predecessor, Croton Valley Preparative Meeting, 1818-1938. Includes: Minutes 1818-1902 and 1929-1938, women's minutes, 1836-1866, and minutes of the Trustees of Croton Valley School, 1817-1825.
Dates: 1818-1938