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Archives & Manuscripts

Buckingham Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-B820

Scope and Contents

Records include: minutes of the Hicksite men's meeting and joint meeting, 1847-1955; minutes of the pre-separation and Hicksite women's meeting, 1823-25, 1846-78; a Hicksite treasurer's book, 1876-1926; minute books of the Orthodox men's meeting, 1871 9mo 27-1881 2mo 2, 1881 3mo 2, 1891 1mo 28; and minute books of the Orthodox women's meeting, 1827 9mo26-1849 5mo2, 1875 3mo31-1887 2mo2.

Dates

  • 1823-1955

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

A meeting for worship at Buckingham was established by Bucks Quarterly Meeting in 1701 and by Falls Monthly Meeting in 1703. A preparative meeting was established ca. 1705. In 1720, the meeting for worship and the preparative meeting were transferred from Falls Monthly Meeting to Buckingham Monthly Meeting. The Hicksite meeting was laid down in 1955. The Orthodox meeting was discontinued in 1897; its members were attached to Falls Monthly Meeting. The Orthodox meeting for worship was discontinued in 1900.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF BUCKINGHAM PREPARATIVE MEETING AND BUCKINGHAM MEETING (LAHASKA, PA)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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