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2018 FHA Spring Event


Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

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Post-Conference Bus Tour of Historic Quaker Sites based in Providence, RI

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The Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists (CQHA) meets every other year. This year, the conference will be held at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA, from June 22–24, 2018, at the UMass Campus Center, with on-campus lodging options available. Registration may be found online at https://umass.irisregistration.com/Home/Site?code=CQHA.

The 2018 CQHA Conference will begin with a set of archives-oriented sessions at midday on Friday, June 22. History sessions will run from 12:00 noon on Friday, June 22, through 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 24. Registration for the conference ONLY is $125 per person. For a detailed description of the Friday Archives sessions and 2018 CQHA Conference schedule, as well as lodging options in Amherst, please see the CQHA website: http://library.guilford.edu/cqha/. For FHA members planning to leave from Crosslands in Kennett Square, PA (see below), please use code FHA18.

An optional post-conference Bus Tour of Quaker Sites will run from the end of the conference on June 24 to 5:00 p.m. on June 26 and will be based in Providence, RI. Bus Tour participants are limited to 40; the Friends Historical Association is subsidizing the tour to reduce transportation costs. Registration for the tour ONLY is $100 per person. For bus tour registration and lodging in Providence, please see the CQHA website: http://library.guilford.edu/cqha/.  Again, for FHA members planning to leave from Crosslands in Kennett Square, PA (see below), please use code FHA18.

Friends Historical Association has arranged for a van to provide transportation to interested members, departing from the Philadelphia area (Crosslands, 1660 East Street Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348) for Amherst, MA, at 6:45 a.m. on June 22, and returning from Providence, RI, to Philadelphia (Crosslands) on June 26 after 11:30 PM; the additional cost is $75 per person. Only 12 spots are available—please register promptly by emailing your name, address, phone, and email address to fha@haverford.edu.

Questions? Contact FHA at fha@haverford.edu.

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