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Boston Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-B615
Includes: Men's minutes, 1813-1850 and 1850-1876; women's minutes, 1843-1867 and 1867-1887 (includes joint minutes)

Dates

  • 1813-1887

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (4 volumes)

Overview

Includes: Men's minutes, 1813-1850 and 1850-1876; women's minutes, 1843-1867 and 1867-1887 (includes joint minutes)

Biographical / Historical

Eden Preparative Meeting (later known as Boston) was established 11mo 1813 under Farmington Monthly Meeting. It became part of Eden Monthly Meeting (later called Hamburg) on its establishment in 1814. The name of this meeting was changed to Boston Preparative Meeting in 1821. Boston Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was laid down in 1887; members were attached to East Hamburg Preparative Meeting.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's): 1.1. 1813-1850, 1.2. 1850-1876; Women's minutes (& joint): 2.1. 1843-1867, 2.2. 1867-1887.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

General

Joint sessions adopted in 1876.
Title
RECORDS OF BOSTON PREPARATIVE MEETING
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

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