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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 88 Collections and/or Records:

Eastland Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/E371
Identifier: QM-B-E371
Scope and Contents

Records of Eastland Preparative Meeting, 1796-1954. Includes men's and joint minutes 1803-1926, women's minutes 1807-1890, vital records 1803-1954, financial and property records 1885-1954, and miscellaneous 1796-1843.

Dates: 1796-1954

Elk Horn Valley Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/B/E511
Identifier: QM-B-E511
Scope and Contents

Records of Elk Horn Valley Monthly Meeting, 1908-1926. Includes minutes 1908-1924, vital records 1908-1923, 1925-1926, and miscellaneous 1921-1924.

Dates: 1908-1926

Elk Ridge Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/E551
Identifier: QM-B-E551
Scope and Contents

Records of Elk Ridge Preparative Meeting, 1795-1827. Includes men's minutes 1795-1800, vital records 1795-1800, and miscellaneous 1825-27.

Dates: 1795-1827

Fairfax Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/F351
Identifier: QM-B-F351
Scope and Contents

Records of Fairfax Monthly Meeting, 1718-1941. Includes men's and joint minutes 1745-1929, women's minutes 1745-1889, vital records 1722-1924, financial and property records 1929-39, and miscellaneous 1718-1800.

Dates: 1718-1941

Fairfax Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/F352
Identifier: QM-B-F352
Scope and Contents

Records of Fairfax Quarterly Meeting, 1787-1951. Includes men's and joint minutes 1787-1951, women's minutes 1787-1889, Ministers and Elders minutes 1820-1950, committee records 1793-1856, and miscellaneous 1866-1870.

Dates: 1787-1951.

Federal Hill Mission Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/B/F434
Identifier: QM-B-F434
Scope and Contents

Records of Federal Hill Mission Meeting, 1879-1906. Includes membership records 1883-1905, minutes 1879-1906, Building Committee records 1889-1885, minutes of Bible School Association, 1886; miscellaneous documents, 1881-1898.

Dates: 1879-1906

Floyd Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/F561
Identifier: QM-B-F561
Scope and Contents

Records of Floyd Monthly Meeting, 1991-2012. Includes minutes 1991-2012, and membership records, 2009-2012.

Dates: 1991-2012

Forest Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/F671
Identifier: QM-B-F671
Scope and Contents

Records of Forest Preparative Meeting, 1851-1927. Includes men's and joint minutes 1851-1927 and women's minutes 1864-89.

Dates: 1851-1927

Frederick Friends Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/F691
Identifier: QM-B-F691
Scope and Contents

Frederick Friends Meeting records (1981-2021) includes records from its initial period as a worship group as well as its time as a Preparative under care of Bethesda. Minutes are both paper (1981-2019) and digital (2020-2021). Other records including membership forms and correspondence; memorial minutes for deceased members; Frederick's Incorporation and By-Laws; and the meeting' newsletter (with gaps) which for many years also included the prior month's approved minutes.

Dates: 1981 - 2021