Wellesley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) Records

1958-2010
5 vols., 3 boxes (2.25 linear feet)
Call no.: MS 902 W455
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The Wellesley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) was set off from Cambridge Monthly Meeting in 1958 after fourteen years of worship. Since the outset, Wellesley has been a member of Salem Quarterly Meeting and since 1992, it has sponsored a worship group (now a Recognized Meeting) at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Norfolk.



The records of Wellesley Monthly Meeting are comprised of relatively complete set of meeting minutes from 1954 (when Wellesley was a Recognized Meeting under the care of Cambridge) to 2004, along with newsletters from 1965-2010.

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Background on Wellesley 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

The Wellesley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) was set off from Cambridge Monthly Meeting in 1958 after fourteen years of worship. Since the outset, Wellesley has been a member of Salem Quarterly Meeting and since 1992, it has sponsored a worship group (now a Recognized Meeting) at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Norfolk.

Scope of collection

The records of Wellesley Monthly Meeting are comprised of relatively complete set of meeting minutes from 1954 (when Wellesley was a Recognized Meeting under the care of Cambridge) to 2004, along with newsletters from 1965-2010. The newsletters start with "volume 3," are otherwise nearly complete, lacking only part of 1989 and 2006-2007.

Inventory

Wellesley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends): Minutes
1958-2004
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1954 Oct.-1958 Sept.
Box 1: 1
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1958 Oct. 29-1964 June 25
Bound vol.
09:E3
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1964 Sept. 24-1966 Dec. 31
Bound vol.
09:E3
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1967 Jan.-1969 Dec.
Bound vol.
09:E3
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1970 Jan.-1973 Dec.
Bound vol.
09:E3
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1974
Box 1: 2
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1975
Box 1: 3
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1976
Box 1: 4
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1977
Box 1: 5
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1978
Box 1: 6
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1979 Jan.-1979 June
Box 1: 7
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1984 Sept. 13-1988 May
Bound vol.
09:E3
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1988 Sept.-1988 Dec.
Box 1: 8
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1989
Box 1: 9
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1990
Box 1: 10
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1991
Box 1: 11
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1992
Box 1: 12
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1993
Box 1: 13
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
1994-1995 May
Box 1: 14
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
2001 May-2001 Dec.
Box 1: 15
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
2002
Box 1: 16
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
2003
Box 1: 17
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Minutes
2004 Jan.-2004 Apr.
Box 1: 18
Wellesley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends): Other records
1988-1995
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Committee reports
1994
Box 1: 19
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Member directory
1988, 1995
Box 1: 20
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: State of the Society reports
1990-1995
Box 1: 21
Wellesley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends): Newsletters
1965-2010
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1965-1966
Box 2: 1
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1967-1968
Box 2: 2
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1969-1970
Box 2: 3
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1971-1974
Box 2: 4
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1975-1977
Box 2: 5
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1978-1981
Box 2: 6
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1982-1985
Box 2: 7
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters [1989 incomplete]
1986-1989
Box 2: 8
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1990-1992
Box 2: 9
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1993-1994
Box 2: 10
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1995
Box 2: 11
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1996
Box 2: 12
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1997
Box 2: 13
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1998
Box 2: 14
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
1999
Box 2: 15
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
2000
Box 2: 16
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
2001
Box 3: 1
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
2002
Box 3: 2
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
2003
Box 3: 3
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
2004
Box 3: 4
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
2005
Box 3: 5
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
2008
Box 3: 6
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
2009
Box 3: 7
Wellesley Monthly Meeting: Newsletters
2010
Box 3: 8

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

Wellesley Monthly Meeting website

Processing Information

Processed by I. Eliot Wentworth, October 2018.

Language:

English

Copyright and Use (More information )

Cite as: Wellesley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) Records (MS 902 W455). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms

Subjects

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

Contributors

  • Wellesley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) [main entry]

Genres and formats

  • Newsletters

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