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Falls Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-F370
Records of Falls Preparative Meeting, 1680-1890, as follows: pre-Separation men's minutes, 1765-1827; Hicksite men's minutes, 1827-1890; Orthodox women's minutes, 1873-1880; pre-Separation and Hicksite account books.

Dates

  • 1765-1890

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

5 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

A meeting for worship for Friends in the Falls area was established around 1680. In 1683, the meeting became part of Falls Monthly Meeting. Falls Preparative Meeting was established around 1720. At the time of the Hicksite Separation of 1827, two preparative meetings were formed. The Hicksite preparative meeting was discontinued in 1890. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1907

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF FALLS PREPARATIVE MEETING AND FALLS MEETING (FALLSINGTON, PA)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Library Quaker Collection
Date
2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 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 finding aid was updated by Madison Arnold-Scerbo in 2017.

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