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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:

Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-B-S361
Scope and Contents

Records of Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting and its predecessors at Clifts, Herring Creek, and Indian Spring, 1658-1992-2013. Includes men's and joint minutes 1677-2013, women's minutes 1776-1891, vital records 1658-1992, Ministers and Elders minutes 1918-62, financial and property records 1739-1950,and miscellaneous 1823-99. Also includes the minutes of Indian Spring Preparative Meeting (Orthodox), 1829-1841.

Dates: 1658-2013

Sandy Spring Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/S362
Identifier: QM-B-S362
Scope and Contents

Records of Sandy Spring Preparative Meeting, 1828-45. Includes men's minutes 1828-45.

Dates: 1828-1845

Somerton Monthly Meeting Records (including Chuckatuck/Nansemond, Western Branch, and Lower)

 Collection — Othertype HV/B/S664
Identifier: QM-B-S664
Scope and Contents

Records of Somerton Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, Chuckatuck/Nansemond, Lower and Western Branch, 1673-1946. Includes men's and joint minutes 1673-1756, 1894, 1907-1946, women's minutes 1891-1894, and vital records 1673-1756, 1879-1949.

Includes minutes from Pagan Creek Monthly Meeting 1738-1763, and Lower Preparative Meeting 1894.

Dates: 1673-1946

South Fork Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/S681
Identifier: QM-B-S681
Scope and Contents

Records of South Fork Preparative Meeting, 1807-26. Includes minutes, 1807-26.

Dates: 1807-1826

South River Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/B/S689
Identifier: QM-B-S689
Scope and Contents

Records of South River Monthly Meeting, 1757-1848. Includes men's minutes 1757-1839, women's minutes 1763-1842, and vital records 1757-1848.

Dates: 1757-1848

Upper Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/B/U674
Identifier: QM-B-U674
Scope and Contents

Records of Upper Quarterly Meeting, 1786-1816, 1837-1843. Includes women's minutes 1786-1816, 1837-1843.

Dates: 1745-1844

Virginia Half-Years Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/B/V574
Identifier: QM-B-V574
Scope and Contents Records of Virginia Half-Years and Quarterly Meetings, 1673-1996. Includes men's and joint minutes, 1876-1996; women's minutes, 1844-1902; Worship & Ministry and its predecessors, 1809-1810, 1812, 1854-1860, 1864-1916, 1938-1962; vital records, 1928-1970; financial records, 1950-1996; committee records, 1854-1856, 1950-1961, 1982-1996; and miscellaneous, 1785, 1814, 1945, 1956-1965. Most records pre-1843 (from the time when the meeting was a separate Yearly Meeting) are described in...
Dates: 1809-1996

Warrington Monthly Meeting (1747-1861) Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/W371
Identifier: QM-B-W371
Scope and Contents

Records of Warrington Monthly Meeting, 1739-1876. Includes men's minutes 1747-1840, women's minutes 1753-1857, and vital records 1739-1876.

Dates: 1739-1876

Warrington Monthly Meeting (1947- ) Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/W372
Identifier: QM-B-W372
Scope and Contents

Records of the second Warrington Monthly Meeting, 1945-. Includes minutes 1947-2017, assorted member-related files 1947-2017, treasurer's reports, and records of the Warrington Friends Cemetery (which continued prior to the second Monthly Meeting being established at Warrington in 1947), and newsletters. Miscellaneous records include a file from the 1980s giving an example of the Meeting Clerk and Overseers eldering a member and his family, and state of the meeting reports.

Dates: 1945 - 2021

Warrington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/B/W374
Identifier: QM-B-W374
Scope and Contents

Records of Warrington Quarterly Meeting and its predecessor, Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting, 1776-2021. Records include Men's and Joint minutes 1776-2021, women's minutes 1776-1897, Ministers and Elders minutes 1806-1925, and Miscellaneous 1988-2004.

Dates: 1776 - 2021