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Hardwick and Randolph Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-H377

Scope and Contents

Records of Hardwick and Randolph Preparative Meeting and its predecessors, Randolph Preparative Meeting and Mendham Preparative Meeting, 1790-1865. Includes: Men's and joint minutes, 1790-1865, and women's minutes 1834-52.

Dates

  • 1790-1865

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

Randolph Preparative Meeting was established as Mendham Preparative in 1756 under Woodbridge Monthly Meeting. This meeting was set off to Hardwick and Mendham Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1797. In 1811 Mendham changed its name to Randolph. On the laying down of Hardwick and Randolph Monthly, Randolph Preparative was set off to Rahway and Plainfield Monthly. After 1856, the preparative meeting was held alternately at Hardwick and Randolph, and was called Hardwick and Randolph Preparative. This meeting was laid down in 1865.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (5 volumes)

Overview

Records of Hardwick and Randolph Preparative Meeting and its predecessors, Randolph Preparative Meeting and Mendham Preparative Meeting, 1790-1865. Includes: Men's and joint minutes, 1790-1865, and women's minutes 1834-52.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1790-1826, 1.2 1790-1826 (abstract), 1.3 1826-1865, 1.4 1826-1865 (copy); Women's minutes: 2.1 1834-1852.

Custodial History

Original records transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Gift, American Revolution Bicentennial Observance Randolph (ARBOR),1972.

General

Vol.1826-65 includes joint minutes 1855-65.
Title
RECORDS OF HARDWICK AND RANDOLPH (HICKSITE), RANDOLPH, AND MENDHAM PREPARATIVE MEETINGS
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
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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