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Middletown Monthly Meeting (Langhorne, Pa.) Records

Identifier: QM-Ph-M500
Records of Middletown Monthly Meeting, 1649-2016, include: vital records; men’s and joint session minutes; women’s minutes; ministers’ and elders’ minutes; financial records; miscellaneous papers.


  • 1649-2016

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.


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Biographical / Historical

Middletown Monthly Meeting was established out of Falls Monthly Meeting by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1683. This meeting was known as "Neshaminy" until 1706. In 1827, at the time of the Hicksite Separation in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, the meeting split into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. Middletown Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) was discontinued in 1862, and its members were attached to Falls Monthly Meeting (Orthodox). Middletown Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), which became a united meeting by affiliation with Burlington and Bucks Quarterly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1947, was the forerunner of the present-day Middletown Monthly Meeting of Friends

Immediate Source of Acquisition

A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and 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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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