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

 Record Group Term
Identifier: QM/B/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 101 Collections and/or Records:

Abingdon Friends Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/digital
Identifier: QM-B-A200

Digital records for Abingdon Friends Meeting, 2010-2017.

Dates: 2010 - 2017

Adelphi Monthly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-B-A350

Records of Adelphi Monthly Meeting, 1996-2019. Records deposited by General Secretary of Baltimore Yearly Meeting rather than Adelphia.

Dates: 1996 - 2019

Alexandria Monthly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-B-A441
Scope and Contents Records of Alexandria Monthly Meeting, 1802-ongoing. Includes men's and joint minutes 1802-1933, 1946-59, 1964-2011 (with a few gaps), women's minutes 1853-77, vital records 1823-1940, Ministers and Elders minutes 1829-1944, financial and property records 1802-1906 and 1933-34, committee records 1927-31. Alexandria Friends Meeting sends its newsletter on a monthly basis, through 2023 is boxed with the collection. Some records sent to the Yearly Meeting were deposited by the General Secretary...
Dates: 1802 - 2023

Alexandria Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/A442
Identifier: QM-B-A442
Scope and Contents

Records of Alexandria Preparative Meeting, 1800-62. Includes men's and joint minutes 1833-62 and financial and property records 1800-49.

Dates: 1800-1862

Annapolis Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/A561
Identifier: QM-B-A561
Scope and Contents

Records of Annapolis Monthly Meeting, 1964-2019. Includes minutes, 1964-2011, vital records, 1968-2012, and newsletters, 1992/1996-1999, plus minutes, newsletters, and other records from the 2010s deposited by the Yearly Meeting's General Secretary in 2020.

Dates: 1964 - 2020

Ashton Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/B/A848
Identifier: QM-B-A848
Scope and Contents

Records of Ashton Monthly Meeting, 1887-1950, including Minutes of Men's Meeting and Joint, 1887-1827, 1937-1950; Minutes of Committee on Ministry and Oversight, 1887-1903; Minutes of Organization for Christian Work, 1896-1906; Minutes of Pastoral Committee, 1887-1895.

Dates: 1887-1950

Augusta Friends Worship Group Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/digital
Identifier: QM-B-A900
Scope and Contents

Augusta Friends Worship Group digital records include Spiritual State of the Meeting reports (2011-2019) and a 2017 directory.

Dates: 2011 - 2019

Baltimore Monthly Meeting for the Eastern District Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/B351
Identifier: QM-B-B351
Scope and Contents

Records of Baltimore Monthly Meeting of Friends for the Eastern District, and its predecessor Baltimore Monthly Meeting (1792-1807), 1729-1819. Includes men's and joint minutes 1792-1819, women's minutes 1792-1819, vital records 1729-1819, financial and property records 1806-1819, and miscellaneous 1783-1819.

Dates: 1729-1819

Baltimore Monthly Meeting (Homewood) Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/B/B349
Identifier: QM-B-B349
Scope and Contents

Records of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, Homewood, 1673-1991. Includes vital records 1674-1968, Men's minutes 1673-1975, Women's minutes 1819-1961, Worship & Ministry and its predecessors 1793-1969, financial records 1842-1979, property records 1713-1968, committee records 1831-1991, and miscellaneous 1698-1991.

Dates: 1719-[ongoing]

Baltimore Preparative Meeting for the Western District Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-B-B356
Scope and Contents

Records of Baltimore Preparative Meeting for the Western District, 1813-1915. Includes men's and joint minutes 1813-1915, women's minutes 1846-84, financial and property records 1877-1909.

Dates: 1813-1915