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Pacific Yearly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-PA

Scope and Contents

Records of College Park Association, College Park Quarterly Meeting, Orange Grove Monthly Meeting, and Pacific Yearly Meeting.


  • 1889-2012


Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

Pacific Yearly Meeting grew out of the Pacific Coast Association of Friends, begun in 1931, and the College Park Association, founded in San Jose in 1889. The first Yearly Meeting was held in 1947.


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Pacific Yearly Meeting is made up of members of the Religious Society of Friends in California. The Yearly Meeting has deposited its archives and many local-meeting records in the Whittier College Library, but copies of some records are also deposited in Friends Historical Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, San Jose Monthly Meeting (Tom M. King), 1999-2000

Gift, Pacific Yearly Meeting.

Related Materials

Meetings at Berkeley, Sacramento, and Riverside in California were nurtured by the American Friends Fellowsip Council between the time the latter was set off from the Fellowhip Committee of the AFSC in 1933 and when it merged into the FWCC American Section in 1954. Information on these meetings during this period may be found in AFFC records (RG4/004) and in the correspondence of the FWCC (RG1/001) which have been deposited at Friends Historical Library.

Records of Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library