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Archives & Manuscripts

Middletown Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-M510

Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Hicksite and pre-Separation men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women, 1848-1913; women's minutes, 1859-1893; account books, 1800-1923; trustees' minutes, 1792-1904.

Dates

  • 1792-1923

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

Middletown Preparative Meeting was established in 12mo 1722/3. In 1827, after the Hicksite Separation in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, the meeting split into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. The Orthodox preparative meeting was transferred to Falls Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1862 and discontinued some time after that date. Middletown Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1918.

Extent

6 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF MIDDLETOWN PREPARATIVE MEETING AND MIDDLETOWN MEETING (BUCKS COUNTY, PA)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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