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Historical News Friends Historical Association The Annual Meeting of the Association was held on Eleventh Month 28, I960 at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia , with President Richmond P. Miller in the chair. Highlights of the business meeting were the Membership Committee's report, showing a gratifying gain of 99 members in the previous year, chiefly the result of a successful mail campaign during the spring, and the announcement of the prospective change in the name of the Association's magazine (see below). The President then introduced J. Reaney Kelly of Annapolis, Maryland, who delivered an excellent address on "Quakerism in the Founding of Anne Arundel County, Maryland," illustrated by beautiful colored slides of houses and localities in that area with historic Quaker associations. Before and after the address members of the Association had an opportunity to see the special exhibits prepared by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the occasion, as well as the Society's permanent exhibits, many of which are of special interest to historically-minded Friends. Irt?ยท At its meeting on Tenth Month 6, I960, the Board of Directors approved the proposal of the Publication Committee that the name of the Bulletin of Friends Historical Association be changed to QUAKER HISTORY: The Bulletin of Friends Historical Association , starting with Volume LI in 1962. It was recognized that a change in the name of a periodical is a source of annoyance and confusion to scholars and librarians alike. But it was also pointed out that our magazine has already undergone, and survived, three changes in title, and that librarians would be duly forewarned. QUAKER HISTORY, it was suggested, is less cumbersome, more accurate, and more distinctive than the present title. By postponing the change until the beginning of Volume LI, we shall have completed a half-century of publication under the old title and, incidentally , shall have completed the current five-year period, whose volumes can then be indexed in our regular quinquennial index. 55 ...


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