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Branch Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-B715
Includes: Men's minutes, 1790-1811; women's minutes, 1795-1804 & 1839-1853.

Dates

  • 1790-1853

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

0.13 Linear Feet (3 volumes)

Overview

Includes: Men's minutes, 1790-1811; women's minutes, 1795-1804 & 1839-1853.

Biographical / Historical

Branch Preparative Meeting was established 7mo 1783 as a part of Oblong Monthly Meeting, having been reportedly allowed as a meeting of worship since 1776 at John Wing's house. The Hicksite meeting was laid down 3mo 1854; members were probably attached to Oblong Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). Branch Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) was reportedly laid down 2 mo 1829, and members were probably joined to Oblong Preparative Meeting (Orthodox)

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's): 1.1 1790-1811; women's minutes: 2.1 1795-1804, 2.2 1839-1853.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF BRANCH PREPARATIVE MEETING (HICKSITE) AND BRANCH 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.

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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