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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:

Lincoln Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/B/L563
Identifier: QM-B-L563
Scope and Contents

Records of Lincoln Monthly Meeting, 1834-1950; minutes of Men's Meeting and Joint, 1887-1950; vital records, 1887-1950; minutes of Meeting for Ministry and Oversight, 1886-1922; miscellaneous papers, 1886-1938.

Dates: 1834-1950

Little Britain Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/L581
Identifier: QM-B-L581
Scope and Contents

Records of Little Britain Monthly Meeting, 1775-2007. Includes men's and joint minutes 1804-2007, women's minutes 1804-1874, vital records 1775-1940, Ministers and Elders minutes 1853-1950, and miscellaneous 1803-73.

Includes 20th and 21st century records from Little Britain's two constituent preparative meetings (as it is arranged on the traditional English model) of Eastland and Penn Hill.

Dates: 1775-2007

Little Britain Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/L582
Identifier: QM-B-L582
Scope and Contents

Records of Little Britain Preparative Meeting, 1841-1964. Includes men's and joint minutes 1909-64, women's minutes 1841-73, and financial and property records 1910-34.

Dates: 1841-1964.

Little Elk Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/L583
Identifier: QM-B-L583
Scope and Contents

Records of Little Elk Meeting, 1826-27. Includes financial and property records 1826-27.

Dates: 1826-1827.

Little Falls Monthly Meeting Records,

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/L584
Identifier: QM-B-L584
Scope and Contents

Includes men's and joint minutes 1815-2014, women's minutes 1815-99, vital records 1738-1881, and Ministers and Elders minutes 1815-1964.

Dates: 1738-2014

Little Falls Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/L585
Identifier: QM-B-L585
Scope and Contents

Records of Little Falls Preparative Meeting, 1825-1937. Includes men's and joint minutes 1846-1927, women's minutes 1825-93.

Dates: 1825-1937

Maury River Friends Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/M420
Identifier: QM-B-M420
Scope and Contents

Records of Maury River Friends Meeting, 1965-2018. Includes minutes, 1990-2002, 2008-2011, 2012-2018, newsletters, 1992-2001, and miscellaneous records, 1965-2004. Also includes the minutes of Lexington Preparative Meeting, 1986-1990.

Minutes 2012-2018 are digital only. Digital files are accessible to TriCollege accounts or on-campus users.

Dates: 1965-2018

Menallen Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/M461
Identifier: QM-B-M461
Scope and Contents

Records of Menallen Monthly Meeting, 1733-1993.

Dates: 1733-1993

Midlothian Friends Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-B-M53
Content Description

Electronic meeting records of Midlothian Friends Meeting, 2010-2020. Records include minutes of meeting for business and state of the meeting reports.

Special minutes, including those related to BYM finances, climate change, and religious freedom, are also included but are not all dated.

Dates: 2010 - 2020

Monongalia Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/M700
Identifier: QM-B-M700
Scope and Contents

Records of Monongalia Monthly Meeting in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Dates: 1978 - 2020