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Gunpowder Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-G861

Scope and Contents

Records of Gunpowder Monthly Meeting, 1687-2003. Includes men's and joint minutes 1739-2003, women's minutes 1742-1873, vital records 1687-1958, Ministers and Elders minutes 1905-42, financial and property records 1830-1923, and miscellaneous 1842-1982.

Dates

  • 1687-2003

Creator

Language of Materials

Records in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the Library.

Biographical / Historical

Gunpowder and Patapsco meetings, formerly part of the Monthly Meeting at the Clifts, were set off as a monthly meeting in 1739. During the Separation of 1828, the meeting divided into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. Membership in the Orthodox branch was small, and in 1844 the meeting was attached to Baltimore Monthly Meeting, Homewood.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Divided into series: 1.Men's and Joint Minutes; 2.Women's Minutes; 3.Vital Records; 4.Ministers & Elders; 5.Financial and Property Records; 6.Miscellaneous.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

General

Vol. 1.1 includes marriages 1757-79. Vol. 1.11, 1.12, 1.13 includes misc. correspondence, certificates of removal, and misc. papers.
Title
RECORDS OF GUNPOWDER MONTHLY MEETING
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
Date
2005
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library