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Skaneateles Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S599

Scope and Contents

Records of Skaneateles Preparative Meeting of Friends (Orthodox), 1828-1922. Includes minutes, 1828-1902, and a treasurer's book, 1898-1922.

Dates

  • 1828-1922

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

Skaneateles Preparative Meeting was established in 1821 by Scipio Monthly Meeting. In 1828, it divided into Orthodox and Hicksite branches. The Orthodox branch was laid down in 1830 but re-established in 1832, and it continued until age and illness of its members caused it to be laid down in 1923.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (4 volumes)

Overview

Records of Skaneateles Preparative Meeting of Friends (Orthodox), 1828-1922. Includes minutes, 1828-1902, and a treasurer's book, 1898-1922.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes, men's: 1.1 1828-45, 1.2 1.2 1861-85, 1.3 1885-1902; Financial records: 2.1 1898-1922.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF SKANEATELES 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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