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Oxford Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-O944

Scope and Contents

Records of Oxford Preparative Meeting, 1878-1927. Includes minutes 1883-1927, First-day school minutes 1878-1904.

Dates

  • 1878-1927

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

Friends began meeting in Oxford in 1876, indulged by Pennsgrove and Nottingham. A First-day school was organized at about the same time. Oxford Preparative Meeting was established in 1883, under Nottingham Monthly Meeting. In 1927, the preparative meeting was laid down.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Divided into series: 1.Minutes; 2.Miscellaneous.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Existence and Location of Copies

Also available in microfilm, for use in the Library only: MR-B189.

General

Volume 1.1 includes a "History of Oxford Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends from its inception 4th of 6th mo 1876 to 5th mo 1st 1910." Volume 6.1 includes minutes from the Preparative Meeting in 1883 and 1884.
Title
RECORDS OF OXFORD PREPARATIVE MEETING
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Date
2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
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