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Amawalk Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-A497

Scope and Contents

Records of Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1777-1886. Includes: Minutes, 1814-1886, and women's minutes, 1777-1886.

Dates

  • 1777-1886

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

Amawalk Preparative Meeting was reportedly established in 1774 as a part of Purchase Monthly Meeting, having been previously allowed as a meeting for worship. It was set off to Chappaqua Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1785, and became part of Amawalk Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1792. Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was laid down in 1886, being the only preparative meeting in the monthly meeting. Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) changed its name to Yorktown Preparative Meeting in 1882 and was laid down in 1902.

Extent

0.9 Linear Feet (6 volumes)

Overview

Records of Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1777-1886. Includes: Minutes, 1814-1886, and women's minutes, 1777-1886.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1814-1837, 1.2 1838-1856, 1.3 1856-1886; Women's minutes: 2.1 1777-1797, 2.2 1825-1863, 2.3 1863-1886.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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