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Plains Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-P554
Includes: men's minutes, 1838-1854; women's minutes, 1814-1851; marriage certificates (abstracts), 1814-1848; Ministers and Elders' minutes, 1830-53.

Dates

  • 1814-1854

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (5 volumes)

Overview

Includes: men's minutes, 1838-1854; women's minutes, 1814-1851; marriage certificates (abstracts), 1814-1848; ministers and elders' minutes, 1830-53.

Biographical / Historical

Plains Monthly Meeting was reportedly established in 1813, set off from Malborough Monthly Meeting. Plains Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) was laid down in 1854, and members were attached to Milton Executive Meeting (Orthodox)

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1838-1854; Women's minutes: 2.1 1814-1824, 2.2 1824-1851; Vital records: 3.1 Marriage Certificates 1814-1848; Ministers and Elders' Minutes: 4.1 1830-53.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Minutesalso available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY 114-115.
Title
RECORDS OF PLAINS 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
English

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

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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