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Elba Friends Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-E459

Scope and Contents

Records of Elba Friends Annual Business Meeting and its predecessor, Elba Preparative Meeting, 1821-1916. Includes: Minutes 1821-1916.

Dates

  • 1821-1916

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

Elba Preparative Meeting was reportedly established in 1818 as a part of Farmington Monthly Meeting, and called Batavia Preparative prior to 1820. It was set off to Hartland Monthly on its establishment in 1821. After the Separation, the Orthodox branch of Elba Preparative became a part of Elba Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1839. Starting in 1904, this meeting met bimonthly, and in 1908 it started meeting annually.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (5 volumes)

Overview

Records of Elba Friends Annual Business Meeting and its predecessor, Elba Preparative Meeting, 1821-1916. Includes: Minutes 1821-1916.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's and joint): 1.1 1821-1829, 1.2 1834-1842, 1.3 1842-1854, 1.4 1854-1874, 1.5 1895-1916.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF ELBA FRIENDS 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