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Sandwich Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends)

Sandwich Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) Records

31 vols., 6 boxes 5.75 linear feet
Call no.: MS 902 S263

The oldest continuously-organized Quaker meeting in North America, Sandwich Monthly Meeting began holding meetings for worship on 1657 and has been a center for the faith in Cape Cod ever since. Surviving the turbulence of nineteenth century Quakerism in relatively good order, the meeting today oversees three meetinghouses and four centers for worship on the Cape.

The records of Sandwich Monthly Meeting are suitably rich for a meeting of such age, including over three hundred years of minutes of meetings for business. Although the early years of the twentieth century are underdocumented and records of committees are mostly absence, coverage since the 1980s is relatively strong.

Gift of New England Yearly Meeting of Friends, April 2016


Cape Cod (Mass.)--Religious life and customsQuakers--MassachusettsSociety of Friends--Massachusetts


New England Yearly Meeting of Friends

Types of material

Minutes (Administrative records)Newsletters