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Mt. Kisco Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-M697

Scope and Contents

Records of Mt. Kisco Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) and its indirect predecessor, Croton Valley Preparative Meeting, 1803-1904. Includes: minutes, 1804-1904 (gaps), as well as a record of the visits of travelling Friends, 1803-1850.

Dates

  • 1803-1904

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

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Biographical / Historical

Croton Valley Preparative Meeting was established by Chappaqua Monthly Meeting in 1804. The Hicksite branch of this meeting was discontinued by Chappaqua in 1854, and in 1858 the monthly meeting granted a preparative meeting at Mount Kisco. Mt. Kisco Preparative Meeting was laid down in 1904 by Chappaqua Monthly Meeting.

Extent

0.33 Linear Feet (5 volumes (plus one folder))

Overview

Records of Mt. Kisco Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) and its indirect predecessor, Croton Valley Preparative Meeting, 1803-1904. Includes: minutes, 1804-1904 (gaps), as well as a record of the visits of travelling Friends, 1803-1850.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's): 1.1 1831-53/1858-76; Women's minutes (& joint): 2.1 1804-1841, 2.2 1841-54/1858-74, 2.3 1875-1904; Miscellaneous: 3.1 Account of Friends appointing meetings at Croton Valley 1803-1850; Property: 4.1 Deed and correspondence re: sale 1859-1975.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF MT. KISCO PREPARATIVE MEETING
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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