Providence Preparative Meeting of Friends (Media, Pa.)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Media Friends Association, a Quaker study and social group, was established in 1894 in Media, Pennsylvania, by members of Providence Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). The goal of the Association was to further discussion and knowledge of the history and testimonies of Friends, and the meetings, which included reports, papers, and readings, were open to all who were interested. The collection contains one volume of minutes, with constitution and by-laws included.
Overview Media-Providence Friends School was established in 1981 through the merger of two educational institutions, Media Friends' School and Providence Friends School, both located in Media, Pennsylvania. The collection include minutes, financial records, correspondence and other papers, and pictures relating to Media Friends' School (1876-1881), Friends' Select School (Media) which merged with Media Friends' in 1930 (1885-1930), Providence Friends School (1974-1981), and Media-Providence Friends...
Scope and Contents Records of the Pre-Separation and Hicksite preparative meetings include: minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women, 1830-1942; women's minutes, 1839-1891; papers concerning financial and property matters, 1876-1929; First Day School minutes, 1909-1926; First Day School attendance record, 1908-1918; Philanthropic Committee papers, 1931-1935; Media Friends' Association minutes, 1894-1908.