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Bethesda Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/B/B481
Identifier: QM-B-B481

Scope and Contents

Records of Bethesda Monthly Meeting, 1971-2008. Includes minutes 1971-2001/2005-08, vital records 1972-79, committees 1984, and miscellaneous 1974-77.


  • Creation: 1971-2008


Language of Materials

Records in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the Library.

Biographical / Historical

Bethesda Monthly Meeting was set off from Friends Meeting of Washington D.C. in 1971. Its first meeting took place in 9mo 1971.


0.75 Linear Feet


Divided into series: 1.Minutes; 2.Vital records; 3.Miscellaneous; 4. Committees.

Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Existence and Location of Copies

Some records also available in microfilm, for use in the Library only: MR-B7


Prior to its establishment as a Monthly Meeting, Bethesda met as a Preparative Meeting. See Bethesda Preparative Meeting for records prior to 1971.

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Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting reproductions from Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library