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Providence Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-P757

Scope and Contents

Records of Providence Preparative Meeting (Orthodox), 1803-43. Includes men's and women's minutes, 1803-43.

Dates

  • 1803-1843

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Providence Preparative Meeting was established in 1801 under Saratoga Monthly Meeting and became part of Galway Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1802. It transferred to Greenfield Monthly Meeting on that meeting's establishment. In 1828 it divided into Orthodox and Hicksite branches. The Orthodox branch continued until it was laid down in 1843, its members being attached to Greenfield Preparative Meeting.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (5 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Records of Providence Preparative Meeting (Orthodox), 1803-43. Includes men's and women's minutes, 1803-43.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's Minutes: 1.1 1803-20, 1.2 1820-30, 1.3 1831-43; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1810-1828, 2.2 1828-43.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

General

In Volume 2.1 of women's minutes (1810-28) the first entry is dated 1801 in error.
Title
RECORDS OF PROVIDENCE PREPARATIVE 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

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