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Archives & Manuscripts

Cropwell Monthly and Preparative Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-Ph-C700
Records of of the pre-Separation, Orthodox, and United branch of Cropwell Preparative Meeting, 1793-1982, include: vital records; men's minutes, 1794-1982; women's minutes, 1806-1917; financial records, 1816-1911; property records, 1805; school committee records, 1906-1920; school trustees' minutes, 1792-1830; Cropwell school fund trustees' account books, 1836-1911.

Records of Cropwell Monthly Meeting, 1982-2008, include: minutes, 1982-2008; miscellaneous, 2009


  • 1787-2009.

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.


1.25 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

An indulged meeting for worship at Cropwell was established in 1787 under Evesham Preparative Meeting by Evesham Monthly Meeting and Haddonfield Monthly Meeting. The oversight of this meeting was transferred to Upper Evesham Monthly Meeting in 1793. The meeting for worship and a preparative meeting were established in 1794 by Salem Quarterly Meeting.

No information is available about the existance of a Hicksite branch of Cropwell Preparative Meeting.

Cropwell Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) continued after the Separation and this meeting was set off as Cropwell Monthly Meeting in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in the Haverford College Library Quaker Collection
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Revision Statements

  • 2016, 2017: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model. This electronic finding aid was updated by Grace Thiele, 2017.

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