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Jericho Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-J451

Scope and Contents

Records of Jericho Monthly Meeting, 1789-1953. Includes: men's, women's and joint minutes, 1789-1948; Vital records including births and deaths, 1811-88, membership 1796-1955, and marriages 1789-1972; Ministers and Elders records 1817-1953; Financial records 1817-1933; and a Weekend Conference register, 1911.

The first three volumes of minutes, 1789-1801, 1801-1827, and 1828-1853, also contain removals.

Dates

  • 1789-1972

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

Jericho Monthly Meeting was established in 1789, set off from Westbury Monthly under Westbury Quarter. The Hicksite branch of the meeting remains active to date. The Orthodox branch was reportedly laid down in 8mo 1828, and its members were attached to Westbury, to be called Westbury and Jericho Monthly Meeting.

Extent

2.0 Linear Feet (19 volumes)

Overview

Records of Jericho Monthly Meeting, 1789-1953. Includes: men's, women's and joint minutes, 1789-1948; Vital records including births and deaths, 1811-88, membership 1796-1955, and marriages 1789-1972; Ministers and Elders records 1817-1953; Financial records 1817-1933; and a Weekend Conference register, 1911.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's and joint): 1.1 1789-1801, 1.2 1801-1827, 1.3 1828-1853, 1.4 1853-1908, 1.5 1908-1923, 1.6 1923-1938, 1.7 1938-1948; Women's minutes: 2.1 1800-1817, 2.2 1817-1840, 2.3 Women's Minutes, 1840-1890; Vital records: 3.1 Births and Deaths 1811-1888, 3.2 Membership 1796-1955, 3.3 Marriages 1789-1900, 3.4 Marriages 1790-1972; Ministers and Elders: 4.1 1817-1849, 4.2 1850-1898, 4.3 1898-1953; Financial records: 5.1 Account Book 1817-1880, 5.2 Account Book 1836-1933; Miscellaneous: 6.1 Weekend Conference Attendence Register 1911.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

Marriages, 1790-1938, Births, 1744-1813, & Deaths, 1812-88 also available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY65.
Title
RECORDS OF JERICHO MONTHLY MEETING
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

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