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Archives & Manuscripts

Maurice River Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-M380

Scope and Contents

Records of the pre-Separation and Hicksite meetings, 1728-1854, include: minutes of the men's meeting, 1804-1828; women's meeting minutes, 1833-1854; ministers and elders' minutes, 1830-1854; birth and death records, 1728-1854; abstract of births and deaths, 1728-1912; and marriage records, 1805-1844.

Dates

  • 1728-1854

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

Maurice River Monthly Meeting was established in 1804 by Salem Quarterly Meeting out of Great Egg Harbor Monthly Meeting and Greenwich Monthly Meeting. The Orthodox monthly meeting was discontinued in 1828; its members were transferred to Greenwich Monthly Meeting (Orthodox). Maurice River Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1854 and its members transferred to Greenwich Monthly Meeting (Hicksite).

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF MAURICE RIVER MONTHLY MEETING (PORT ELIZABETH, NJ)
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