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Cobscook Monthly Meeting Records

1978-2006
1 box (0.5 linear foot)
Call no.: MS 902 c637

Cobscook Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends began in 1978, growing from the independent Whiting Meeting for Worship. Located in the town of Whiting in the easternmost stretch of the state of Maine, it is a member of the Vassalboro Quarterly Meeting.

The records of Cobscook Monthly Meeting include a nearly comprehensive set of meeting minutes, with only a few brief gaps in the early years.

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Background on Cobscook Monthly Meeting


An image of: Abbie Loring in Cape Cod Quaker attire, ca.1930.Photo by Alton H. Blackington

Abbie Loring in Cape Cod Quaker attire, ca.1930.
Photo by Alton H. Blackington

Cobscook Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends began in 1978, growing from the independent Whiting Meeting for Worship. Located in the town of Whiting in the easternmost stretch of the state of Maine, it is a member of the Vassalboro Quarterly Meeting.

Scope of collection

The records of Cobscook Monthly Meeting include a nearly comprehensive set of meeting minutes, with only a few brief gaps in the early years.

Inventory

Minutes
1978-2003
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes (in the home of Audrey an Harry Snyder)
1978 Feb. 12
Box 1: 1
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1979 Feb. 11
Box 1: 2
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1980 Feb-Oct.
Box 1: 3
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1981-1983 Nov.
Box 1: 4
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1984-1985
Box 1: 5
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1987 Jan. 25-Sept.
Box 1: 6
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1988 Jan. 10-June 12
Box 1: 7
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1988 Oct.-1993
Box 1: 8
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1994
Box 1: 9
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1995
Box 1: 10
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1996
Box 1: 11
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1997
Box 1: 12
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1998
Box 1: 13
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
1999
Box 1: 14
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
2000
Box 1: 15
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
2001
Box 1: 16
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Minutes
2002-2003
Box 1: 17
(11:C1)
Correspondence and reports
1997-2006
Cobscook Monthly: Membership directory
1997
Box 1: 18
(11:C1)
Cobscook Monthly: Memorial of Jane Cook
2006
Box 1: 18
(11:C1)

Administrative information

Access

The collection is open for research.

Provenance

Gift of the New England Yearly Meeting of Friends Records, March 2016.

Related Material

This collection is part of the New England Yearly Meeting Records.

Processing Information

Processed by I. Eliot Wentworth, October 2018.

Language:

English

Copyright and Use (More information )

Cite as: Cobscook Monthly Meeting Records (MS 902 c637). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms

Subjects

  • New England Yearly Meeting of Friends
  • Quakers--Maine
  • Society of Friends--Maine
  • Whiting (Me.)--Religious life and customs

Contributors

  • Cobscook Monthly Meeting [main entry]

Genres and formats

  • Minutes (Administrative records)

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