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Middletown Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-M510
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.

Extent

6 Linear Feet

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.

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
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