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Archives & Manuscripts

Trenton Friends Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-064

Scope and Contents

The collection contains minutes, constitution and bylaws, and manuscripts of papers read at meetings of the Trenton Friends Association (Trenton, New Jersey)

Dates

  • 1892-1908

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

The Trenton Friends Association was formed in 1892 in Trenton, New Jersey. to promote “a thorough knowledge of the history and testimonies of the Society of Friends.” Meetings were held monthly, except in the summer, in the Trenton Friends meeting house. Papers were presented on a variety of topics.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

The Trenton Friends Association was formed in 1892 in Trenton, New Jersey, to promote “a thorough knowledge of the history and testimonies of the Society of Friends.” Meetings were held monthly, except in the summer, in the Trenton Friends meeting house. Papers were presented on a variety of topics. The collection contains minutes, constitution and bylaws, and manuscripts of papers read at meetings.

Arrangement

The collection has been divided into four series:
  1. Constitution and Minutes
  2. Reviews of yearly work of the Trenton Friends Association, 1893, 1894, 1896
  3. Manuscripts of papers read at the meetings of the Trenton Friends Assoc.
  4. Reference Material

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: American Friends Service Committee, 1950

Donor: Trenton Monthly Meeting, 1996

Additional manuscripts transferred from Young Friends Association (West Chester, Pa) in 1997.

Processing Information

Additional manuscripts transferred from Young Friends Association (West Chester, Pa.) in 1997.

Creator

Title
An Inventory of the Trenton Friends Association Records, 1892-1908
Author
FHL staff
Date
1997
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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