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Merion Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-M470
Records of the Hicksite preparative meeting and of its predecessor, the pre-Separation preparative meeting. Included are: minutes,1702-1705, 1832-1834, 1854-1859, 1862-1951; burials, 1682-1919 and 1918-1929; deaths 1702-1808; membership, 1848-1887 and 1929-1930; women's minutes, 1819-1836 and 1848-1884; financial and property records; and miscellaneous papers.

Dates

  • 1682-1952

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

6 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

Merion Preparative Meeting was established in 1701. In 1827, at the time of the Hicksite Separation in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, the meeting split into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. Merion Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) was discontinued in 1827. Merion Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was established as Merion Monthly Meeting in 1951 at the dissolution of Radnor Monthly Meeting.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF MERION PREPARATIVE MEETING AND MERION MEETING (MERION, 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

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.

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