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Mill Creek Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-M565

Scope and Contents

Records of Mill Creek Preparative Meeting, 1841-1910, as follows: Hicksite men's minutes, 1841-1883; Hicksite women's minutes, 1854-1891; deeds, 1841, 1880, & 1910.

Dates

  • 1841-1910

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

An indulged meeting at Mill Creek was established in 1838 by New Garden Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for Friends at Center (Hockessin), New Garden, and Wilmington Monthly Meetings. A meeting for worship and preparative meeting were established in 1841 under New Garden Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). The preparative meeting was discontinued in 1924. By 1937, the meeting for worship at Mill Creek was held on an annual basis. Mill Creek Meeting revived in 1954 as a United meeting for worship under the two Western Quarterly Meetings. It became part of Mill Creek Monthly Meeting in 1955.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF MILL CREEK PREPARATIVE MEETING AND MILL CREEK MEETING (HOCKESSIN, DE)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Date
2011
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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