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Byberry Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-B920
Records include: minutes of the pre-Separation and the Hicksite meetings, 1756-1919; minutes of the pre-Separation and Hicksite women's meeting, 1770-1897; Hicksite financial records; records of the School Fund Trustees; records of the School Association, and more.

Dates

  • 1682-1920

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access is through microfilm, if available.

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.

Extent

1.8 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

A meeting for worship was established at Poetquesink [Byberry] in 1683 by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting; it was attached to Abington Monthly Meeting along with Tacony [Frankford] meeting. Byberry Preparative Meeting was established ca. 1701. The meeting for worship and preparative meeting were transferred to Horsham Monthly Meeting in 1782 and then to Byberry Monthly Meeting in 1810. After the schism of 1827/28, Byberry Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) was discontinued in 1828; the Hicksite preparative meeting was discontinued in 1920.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF BYBERRY PREPARATIVE MEETING AND BYBERRY MEETING (PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Date
2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
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