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Martha’s Vineyard Friends Meeting

Martha's Vineyard Friends Meeting Records

1984-2007
1 vol., 1 box 0.35 linear feet
Call no.: MS 902 M378

A Quaker worship group was held on Martha’s Vineyard from 1946 to 1953 under the care of Providence Monthly Meeting and was revived as an independent worship group in 1978. The group was accorded status as a monthly meeting under Sandwich Quarter in 1984.

The collection contains a nearly complete set of minutes for the Martha’s Vineyard Friends Meeting from its inception in 1984 to 2007.

Background on Martha’s Vineyard Friends Meeting

A Quaker worship group was held on Martha’s Vineyard from 1946 to 1953 under the care of Providence Monthly Meeting and was revived as an independent worship group in 1978. The group was accorded status as a monthly meeting under Sandwich Quarter in 1984.

Scope of collection

The collection contains a nearly complete set of minutes for the Martha’s Vineyard Friends Meeting from its inception in 1984 to 2007.

Inventory

Minutes
1984-2007
Martha’s Vineyard Monthly: Minutes
1984 May-1994
Box 1
(11:C4)
Martha’s Vineyard Monthly: Minutes
1995-2000 June
Box 1
(11:C4)
Martha’s Vineyard Monthly: Minutes (includes State of the Society reports 2002-2006)
2000 May-2007 July
Bound vol.
09:B3
Correspondence and reports
1984-2007
Martha’s Vineyard Monthly: Records of members
1984-2007
Box 1
(11:C4)

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

Martha’s Vineyard Friends Meeting website (accessed Nov. 2018)

Processing Information

Processed by I. Eliot Wentworth, October 2018.

Language:

English

Copyright and Use (More information )

Cite as: Martha’s Vineyard Friends Meeting Records (MS 902 M378). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms

Subjects

  • Martha’s Vineyard (Mass.)–Religious life and customs
  • Quakers–Massachusetts
  • Society of Friends–Massachusetts

Names

  • New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

Genre terms

  • Minutes (Administrative records)

Link to similar SCUA collections

Gift of New England Yearly Meeting of Friends, April 2017

Subjects

Martha's Vineyard (Mass.)--Religious life and customsQuakers--MassachusettsSociety of Friends--Massachusetts

Contributors

New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

Types of material

Minutes (Administrative records)