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Farmington Monthly Meeting Records

1984-2012
1 box (0.25 linear feet)
Call no.: MS 902 F376

After eight years as a Quaker worship group, Farmington Monthly Meeting was set off from Pondtown in 1991, becoming one of the newest members of Vassalboro Quarterly Meeting. Worship at Farmington is unprogammed.

Particularly for the early years, minutes for the Farmington Monthly Meeting were recorded (or preserved) somewhat irregularly, though continuously from 1984 to 2012. The collection also contains a set of state of the society reports. information on membership, and memorials.

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Background on Farmington 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

After eight years as a Quaker worship group, Farmington Monthly Meeting was set off from Pondtown in 1991, becoming one of the newest members of Vassalboro Quarterly Meeting. Worship at Farmington is unprogrammed.

Scope of collection

Particularly for the early years, minutes for the Farmington Monthly Meeting were recorded (or preserved) somewhat irregularly, though continuously from 1984 to 2012. The collection also contains a set of state of the society reports. information on membership, and memorials.

Inventory

Minutes
1984-2012
Farmington Monthly: Minutes
1984 Apr.-1988 Apr.
Box 1: 1
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: Minutes
1989 Sept.-1990
Box 1: 2
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: Minutes
1991-1993
Box 1: 3
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: Minutes
1994-1996
Box 1: 4
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: Minutes
1997-1999
Box 1: 5
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: Minutes (very incomplete)
2000-2002
Box 1: 6
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: Minutes
2003-2006
Box 1: 7
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: Minutes
2007-2009
Box 1: 8
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: Minutes
2010-2012
Box 1: 9
(11:B6)
Correspondence and reports
1987-2010
Farmington Monthly: Membership requests and transfers
1991-1994
Box 1: 10
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: Memorials (Roy Darlington, George Fussell, Peggy Reber, John Gillespie McGee)
1994-2008
Box 1: 11
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: Minute of support of couples (same sex marriage)
1993
Box 1: 12
(11:B6)
Farmington Monthly: State of society reports
1987-2010
Box 1: 13
(11:B6)

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: Farmington Monthly Meeting Records (MS 902 F376). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms

Subjects

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

Contributors

  • Farmington Monthly Meeting [main entry]

Genres and formats

  • Minutes (Administrative records)

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