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Call for papers, program and registration information, and guidelines for presenters for the upcoming Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists.

Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists

Welcome to the Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists site.

Check here for updates, deadlines, program information, registration details, and suggestions for our bienniel conference and initiatives arising between conferences.

Under the auspices of the Friends Historical Association, the Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists is organized by a steering committee appointed by the conference group during our bienniel concluding business session.


• June 16 - 18, 2014: Conference held at Westtown School, West Chester, Pennsylvania USA

Our next conference is scheduled to be in June 2016 at Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre in Birmingham, England. Additional information, call for papers, and calendar will be posted in 2015.

Call for Papers

Deadline for 2014 proposals has passed. Program and schedule information is now available. Look for CQHA 2016 call for papers in Fall 2015.

The Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists will hold its twentieth biennial conference at Westtown School in West Chester, Pennsylvania, June 16 – 18, 2014. The conference invites proposals for papers on any aspect of Quaker history. Send a one-page abstract including proposed paper title, a one-page vita, and a separate cover letter detailing anticipated funding sources, if accepted, to: John Anderies ( The deadline for proposals is December 6, 2013.

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CQHA Steering Committee

  • Robynne Rogers Healey, convener
  • John Anderies, program chair
  • Richard Allen
  • Betsy Cazden
  • Susan Garfinkel
  • Gwen Gosney Erickson
  • Ann Upton
  • Mary Brooks, local arrangements