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National Capital Area Association of Friends Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-067

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the minutes, financial records, and other papers concerning the National Capital Area Association of Friends and its predecessors, the Committee on the Organization of Friends in the Washington Metropolitan Area and Friends Council of the National Capital Area.

Dates

  • 1966-1982

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

The Committee on the Organization of Friends in the Washington Metropolitan Area was formed in 1966 to address concerns regarding the organizational structure of Quakerism in the Washington, D.C., area. Members active in the various preparative meetings and monthly meetings experienced overlapping responsibilities and redundant activities. From the recommendations proposed by the Committee, the Friends Council of the National Capital Area was established on November 9, 1966, to coordinate the efforts and resources of Friends, specifically in the areas of community outreach, administrative services, services to groups within the membership, and contact with other organizations. Friends Council held its first meeting February 20, 1967. This group was laid down when it in turn established the National Capital Area Association of Friends (NCAAF) on September 25, 1971. The larger NCAAF continued the work of the Friends Council.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

The National Capital Area Association of Friends, an organization established to coordinate actives and resources of Friends in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, was founded in 1971. It succeeded an earlier organization, the Friends Council of the National Capital Area, which was established in 1966 by the Committee on the Organization of Friends in the Washington Metropolitan Area. This collection contains the minutes, financial and other papers concerning the National Capital Area Association of Friends and its predecessors.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into three series:

  1. Committee on the Organization of Friends in the Washington Metropolitan Area
  2. Friends Council of the National Capital Area
  3. National Capital Area Association of Friends

Physical Location

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Friends Meeting of Washington, 1992

The collection was given with material deposited by Friends Meeting of Washington.

Related Materials

See also:

  1. Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.), RG 2

Processing Information

Removed from Friends Meeting of Washington records and cataloged separately as a Record Group 4. Divided into series based on issuing body.

Title
An Inventory of the National Capital Area Association of Friends Records, 1966-1982
Author
FHL staff
Date
1992
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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