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Bethesda Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/B/B482
Identifier: QM-B-B482

Scope and Contents

Records of Bethesda Preparative Meeting, 1962-71. Includes minutes 1962-70, vital records 1963-71, and miscellaneous 1963-67.


  • Creation: 1962-1971


Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Information on reproduction policies available in the Library.

Biographical / Historical

Established in 1962, Bethesda was a preparative meeting under Friends Meeting of Washington, D.C. until its establishment as Bethesda Monthly Meeting in 1971.


0.25 linear ft.

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Divided into series: 1. Minutes; 2. Vital Records; 3. Miscellaneous.

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

Also available in microfilm, for use in the Library only: MR-B7


In 1971, the meeting was established as a Monthly Meeting. See Bethesda Monthly Meeting for records after 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 repoductions from Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library