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From: Michael Milton Mason <>
Subject: Sources for Quaker Monthly Meetings
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 15:14:54
I see his was not posted to the QUAKER-ROOTS, etc., Lists.
>From: Paul & Brenda Nichols <>
>To: "New England genealogy list" <>
>Subject: Sources for Quaker Monthly Meetings
>Date: Tue, 29 Apr 1997 14:49:27 -0700
>I'm sending this along in hopes of answering some members questions on
>how to search for the monthly memberships. - Brenda
>A HOPELESSLY SIMPLIFIED SUMMARY GUIDE
>digested from the preface to _Monthly Meetings in North America, An
>Index_ by Thomas C Hill.
>(This work lists every monthly meeting known to have existed in North
>America, with location, dates of existence, affiliations, and location
>of known records. It is available from Tom Hill at 1800 Star Bank
>Center, 425 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-3957. I believe the
>price is around $30, but don't know for sure. I am a satisfied user of
>this book and have no stake in its sales.)
>Each Yearly Meeting arranges for the care of its own records.
>Philadelphia YM was split for over a hundred years between Orthodox and
>Hicksite branches. Philadelphia Hicksite records are generally at
>Swarthmore, Orthodox at Haverford, though each generally has a microfilm
>of what the other holds. Illinois YM also deposits its records at
>Swarthmore. Indiana YM records are kept at Earlham College, Richmond,
>IN. Records of the defunct Indiana Anti-Slavery YM are at the Indiana
>State Historical Library in Indianapolis. Iowa YM Orthodox records are
>at Iowa YM's office in Oskaloosa. Iowa YM (Conservative) records are
>split between a vault at the Bear Creek meetinghouse near Earlham, IA,
>and the Iowa State Historical Society Library in Iowa City. Records of
>Mid-America YM and Kansas YM (Conservative) are at Friends University in
>Wichita. Lake Erie YM records are split between Swarthmore and Earlham
>Colleges. Michigan YM are at Rutherford Place, NY. Canadian YM records
>are at Pickering College, Newmarket, Ontario. Baltimore YM had several
>branches. Primitive and Orthodox records are at Haverford. Hicksite
>are at Swarthmore. New York Ym records are at the New York Yearly
>Meeting offices at 15 Rutherford Place in New York City. Genesee YM
>records are split between Rutherford Place and Pickering College.
>Evangelical Friends Church-Eastern Region records are kept at Malone
>College in Canton, Ohio. Nebraska YM records are split between Friends
>University and the Nebraska Historical Society. New England YM records
>are split between the Maine Historical Society in Portland and the Rhode
>Island Historical Society in Providence. Records of both North Carolina
>YMs are at Guilford College in Greensboro. Some of North Pacific YM's
>records are at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland. Ohio YM's
>records are split between Olney Friends School at Barnesville, and Salem
>meetinghouse, with a few at Swarthmore. Ohio Primitive YM records are
>split between Haverford, Rutherford Place, and Barnesville. Ohio Valley
>YM and Wilmington YM recorda re at Wilmington College, Wilmington, Ohio.
>Friends Church, Southwest records are at Whittier College, Whittier,
>California. Virginia YM records are split between Haverford, and the
>Virginia State Library in Richmond. Western YM records are at YM
>headquarters in Plainfield, IN.
>Many Friends records have been microfilmed. The LDS library in Salt
>Lake City has the largest collection. Many films are available at the
>respective state historical society or a nearby Quaker college.
>Hope this helps.
FROM: Mike ()
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