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Friends Women's Missionary Fellowship records

 Series
Identifier: NWYM-01-08-01
Includes WMU/FWMF publications, correspondence, financial records, reports, minutes, and materials from the yearly women's retreat and other events. The geographical areas referenced are mostly Oregon and Washington along with mission fields in Bolivia and Peru. Materials span 1940-2008.

Of note are the WMU Programs and Devotions booklets, "Quaker Waggins," and minutes and materials from FWMF meetings and retreats.

This collection would be especially useful for someone studying women's involvement in religion, church, and missions (particularly NWYM).

Dates

  • 1940-2008

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is available for research.

Extent

5 Cubic Feet (10 archival boxes)

Overview

WMU/FWMF Records: includes minutes, reports, correspondence, publications, and materials from WMU events. For research on women's aid organizations and the Yearly Meeting Friends Women's Missionary Fellowship in particular.

Biographical / Historical

The Northwest Yearly Meeting Women's Missionary Union began in the 1940s. It developed into an organization consisting of many local unions operating under an executive group. The purpose of these unions was to unite women in providing aid to missions, both at home and abroad.

Series

1. Activities 2. EFA WMF 3. Correspondence 4. Minutes 5. Publications 6. Reports 7. Retreats 8. Scrapbooks

Separated Materials

Iola Steen Memoirs were separated and became a new collection.
Title
Friends Women's Missionary Fellowship records
Status
completed
Author
April Otto
Date
2017
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the George Fox University and Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Archives Repository

Contact:
416 North Meridian Street
Newberg Oregon 97132 U.S.A.
502-554-2145