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Westbury Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-W453

Scope and Contents

Records of Westbury Monthly Meeting, 1660-2018. Includes minutes 1697-2005/2007-2018 with some gaps; vital records 1660-1995; deeds, 1685-1745; financial records 1723-1931; Ministers and Elders, 1819-1973; and miscellaneous materials, 1696-1995.

Dates

  • 1660-2018

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

Although the earliest records have been lost, Westbury Monthly Meeting may have been established as early as 1682. In 1828 it divided into Orthodox and Hicksite branches. The Orthodox branch was laid down in 1938; the Hicksite branch continues to the present day.

Extent

18 Linear Feet

Overview

Records of Westbury Monthly Meeting, 1660-. Includes minutes 1697-2018; vital records 1660-1995; deeds, 1685-1745; financial records 1723-1931; Ministers and Elders, 1819-1973; and miscellaneous materials, 1696-1995.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

General

Volume 2.4 includes some earlier certificates of removal.

Vol.8.1 includes correspondence on the draft and conscientious objection.
Title
RECORDS OF WESTBURY MONTHLY MEETING
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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