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North Shore Friends Meeting Records

1985-2010
1 box (0.5 linear feet)
Call no.: MS 902 N6785

The North Shore Friends Meeting first took shape in 1979-1980 as a Preparative Meeting, meeting in Wenham, Massachusetts. In 1981, it was set off from the Cambridge (Massachusetts) Monthly Meeting, establishing itself as a Monthly Meeting in nearby Beverly Farms, Massachusetts. It is part of the Salem (MA) Quarterly Meeting.

The North Shore Meeting collections consists primarily of a run of monthly newsletter from May 1993 - Jan 2010, but also includes one folder of correspondence and one folder of several State-of-the-Society reports.

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Background on North Shore Friends 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

The North Shore Friends Meeting first took shape in 1979-1980 as a Preparative Meeting, meeting in Wenham, Massachusetts. In 1981, it was set off from the Cambridge Monthly Meeting, establishing itself as a Monthly Meeting in nearby Beverly Farms, Massachusetts. It is part of the Salem (MA) Quarterly Meeting.

Scope of collection

The North Shore Meeting collections consists primarily of a run of monthly newsletter from May 1993 - Jan 2010, but also includes one folder of correspondence and one folder of several State-of-the-Society reports.

Inventory

Minutes
1989-1994
North Shore Monthly: State of the Society Reports (lacking 1991)
1989-1994
Box 1: 1
Correspondence
1993
North Shore Monthly: Correspondence
1993
Box 1: 2
Newsletters and Publications
1993-2010
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters
1993, May-Dec
Box 1: 3
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking May, Jul, Aug)
1994
Box 1: 4
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking 1995: Jul; 1996: Jan, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec)
1995-1996
Box 1: 5
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking Jun, Jul, Aug)
1997
Box 1: 6
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking Aug, Oct, Dec)
1998
Box 1: 7
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking Feb, Apr, Jun, Oct, Dec)
1999
Box 1: 8
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking Feb, Jul)
2000
Box 1: 9
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking May, Jul, Aug)
2001
Box 1: 10
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking Apr, Aug)
2002
Box 1: 11
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking May)
2003
Box 1: 12
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking 2004: Jan, Mar, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep; 2005: Mar, May, Jun, Sep)
2004-2005
Box 1: 13
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking 2006: May-Dec; 2007: Jan-Oct)
2006-2007
Box 1: 14
North Shore Monthly: Newsletters (lacking 2008: Feb, May, Jun, Aug, Oct; 2009: Jan, Mar, Jun-Dec)
2008-2010, Jan
Box 1: 15

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.

Current contact for the meeting

https://neym.org/meetings/north-shore

Processing Information

Processed by I. Eliot Wentworth, October 2018; Susan Creighton, June 2019.

Language:

English

Copyright and Use (More information )

Cite as: North Shore Friends Meeting Records (MS 902 N6785). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms

Subjects

  • Beverly Farms (Mass.)--Religious life and customs
  • New England Yearly Meeting of Friends
  • Quakers--Massachusetts
  • Society of Friends--Massachusetts

Contributors

  • North Shore Friends Meeting [main entry]

Genres and formats

  • Annual reports
  • Newsletters

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