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Archives & Manuscripts

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-A250

Scope and Contents

Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, from 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes; Orthodox men’s minutes; Hicksite women's minutes; Orthodox women’s minutes; First-day School Union records; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers and Elders, Orthodox; Orthodox meeting financial records; minutes of the Abington Visitation Committee; minutes of the Gwynned Visitation Committee; minutes of the Visitation Committee; minutes of the Incorporated Trustees; Representative Committee minutes; Religious Responsibility Committee minutes; and other miscellaneous papers. Includes answers to queries, extracts, etc.

Dates

  • 1786-2018

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

Abington Quarterly Meeting was established in 1786 by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting out of a division of Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting. After the Separation of 1827/28, there were Hicksite and Orthodox branches of this quarterly meeting. The two branches reunited in 1955.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF ABINGTON QUARTERLY MEETING
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Library Quaker Collection
Date
2017
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