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Cornwall Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-C675

Scope and Contents

Records of Cornwall Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1828-1906. Includes: minutes (men's & joint), 1828-1906; women's minutes, 1828-1881; vital records 1788-1896; Ministers and Elders minutes, 1831-1867.

Dates

  • 1828-1906

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.

Biographical / Historical

Cornwall Monthly Meeting was established in 1788, set off from Creek Monthly Meeting. It remained under Nine Partners Quarterly Meeting until the establishment of Cornwall Quarterly Meeting in 1816. When Cornwall Quarterly Meeting was laid down in 1846 the Monthly Meeting became part of Westbury Quarterly. Cornwall Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) joined Marlborough Monthly in 1906. Cornwall Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), since 1955 known as Cornwall Monthly Meeting, remains active to date.

Extent

0.7 Linear Feet (9 volumes)

Overview

Records of Cornwall Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1828-1906. Includes: minutes (men's & joint), 1828-1906; women's minutes, 1828-1881; vital records 1788-1896; Ministers and Elders minutes, 1831-1867.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1828-1842, 1.2 1843-1871, 1.3 1871-1906; women's minutes: 2.1 1828-1836, 2.2 1836-1858, 2.3 1858-1881; vital records: 3.1 Register 1885-1896; Ministers & Elders minutes: 4.1 1831-1867, 4.2 1867-1902.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutes to 1871 & women's minutes to 1858 also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY21,23.
Title
RECORDS OF CORNWALL MONTHLY MEETING (ORTHODOX)
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
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