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Horsham Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-H670
Records of the Horsham Preparative Meeting, 1758-1959, include: Hicksite men's meeting and joint session minutes, 1758-1959; Orthodox men’s meeting minutes, 1828-1907; Hicksite women's meeting minutes, 1785-1893; Orthodox women’s meeting minutes, 1879-1886; account books and other financial records, 1811-1938; and property records, 1760-1938.

Dates

  • 1758-1959

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.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

In 1716, a meeting for worship was established at Horsham by Abington Monthly Meeting. Horsham Preparative Meeting was established in 1717 and transferred to Horsham Monthly Meeting in 1782. The Orthodox preparative meeting was transferred to Abington Monthly Meeting in 1827. It was laid down in 1907; Horsham meeting was discontinued in 1920 and its members attached to Abington Meeting (Orthodox). Horsham Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) began to meet on an annual basis in 1938, and was discontinued ca. 1959.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF HORSHAM PREPARATIVE MEETING AND HORSHAM MEETING (HORSHAM, PA)
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
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2016: 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.
  • 2017: This electronic finding aid was updated by Grace Thiele, 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