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North Pacific Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/NPYM
Identifier: QM-NPYM

Scope and Contents

Limited records of North Pacific Yearly Meeting, 1972-present. Also includes minutes of the Elkton Monthly Meeting, an independent CPS meeting which met in 1945 under the care of the American Friends Fellowship Council.

Multnomah Friends Meeting has deposited digitized and born digital records from their history 1952-2020, including their years affiliated with Pacific Yearly Meeting prior to the establishment of North Pacific Yearly Meeting.


  • Creation: 1945 - 2020


Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Conditions Governing Access

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

North Pacific Yearly Meeting was set off from Pacific Yearly Meeting in 1972, consisting of the monthly meetings which were part of the Willamette and Pacific Northwest (Northwest) Quarterly Meetings. Montana Gathering of Friends affiliated in 1988.


1 linear ft.

1.5 GB (861 files in 63 folders)


North Pacific Yearly Meeting is made of of members of the Society of Friends in the northwestern United States. Some of the Yearly Meeting's records are stored at the Oregon Historical Society Library, Portland, Oregon, but copies of the Proceedings and Steering Committee minutes are also deposited in the Friends Historical Library, although FHL is not the formal depository.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Elkton Monthly Meeting, 1945

Deposit, North Pacific Yearly Meeting

Related Materials

Meetings in Oregon at Corvallis and Elkton (CPS) and in Washington at Seattle were nurtured by the American Friends Fellowsip Council between the time the latter was set off from the Fellowhip Committee of the AFSC in 1933 and when it merged into the FWCC American Section in 1954. Information on these meetings during this period may be found in AFFC records (RG4/004) and in the correspondence of the FWCC (RG1/001) which have been deposited at Friends Historical Library.

Related Materials

Copies of Epistles and Minutes of Record also available online at

North Pacific Yearly Meeting Records
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
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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