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Evesham Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-E910

Scope and Contents

Pre-Separation and Hicksite meeting records include: Minutes of the men's meeting, 1828-1884; and minutes of the women's meeting, 1801-1884. Also included are two account books of the women's meeting, 1830-1868 and 1868-1884. Orthodox and United meeting records include: burials, 1816-1940; minutes of the men's meeting, 1762-1970; minutes of the women’s meeting, 1828-1908; account books, 1838-1970; school trustees minutes and accounts, 1795-1970; miscellaneous papers, 1943-1960 and n.d.; deeds and other property records, 1903-1970; papers relating to the Hicksite Separation, [1828-1829].

Dates

  • 1762-1970

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

Evesham Preparative Meeting was established in 1740. In 1760, it became part of Evesham Monthly Meeting. In 1827, after the Hicksite Separation in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, the meeting split into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. Evesham Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1884, and its members were transferred to Chester Monthly Meeting (NJ) and Medford Monthly Meeting (Hicksite).

The Orthodox Preparative Meeting was transferred to Moorestown Monthly Meeting in 1956; it was discontinued in 1970.

Extent

5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF EVESHAM PREPARATIVE MEETING AND EVESHAM MEETING (MOUNT LAUREL, NJ)
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
English
Script of description
Latin
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