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Purchase Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-P837

Scope and Contents

Records of Purchase Preparative Meeting of Friends, 1806-1919. Includes men's, joint and women's minutes 1809-1908, and miscellaneous 1806-1919.

Dates

  • 1806-1919

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Purchase Preparative Meeting was established in 1742 by Purchase Monthly Meeting. In 1828 it divided into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. The Hicksite branch began to meet in joint session in 1883. In 1908 it combined with the Purchase Executive Meeting to form Purchase Executive and Preparative Meeting.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (8 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Records of Purchase Preparative Meeting of Friends, 1806-1919. Includes men's, joint and women's minutes 1809-1908, and miscellaneous 1806-1919.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's and Joint Minutes: 1.1 1826-61, 1.2 1861-1905, 1.3 1904-08; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1809-53, 2.2 1853-80, 2.3 1881-83; School Trustees Minutes: 3.1 1806-56, 3.2 1856-1919.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF PURCHASE PREPARATIVE MEETING (HICKSITE)
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

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