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Archives & Manuscripts

Norristown Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-N620

Scope and Contents

Records include: Hicksite minutes, 1861-1913 and 1919-1935; Hicksite women's minutes, 1861-1897; property records; First Day School records.

Dates

  • 1861-1935

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 Norristown was established by Gwynedd Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1852. Norristown Preparative Meeting was established by Abington Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1860. Its first business sessions were held in 1861. In 1936, the preparative meeting was established as Norristown Monthly Meeting at the dissolution of the first Gwynedd Monthly Meeting (Hicksite).

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit

Related Materials

See also the records of Norristown Monthly Meeting for Preparative Meeting financial and property records as well as accounts of the First Day School.
Title
RECORDS OF NORRISTOWN PREPARATIVE MEETING AND NORRISTOWN MEETING (NORRISTOWN, 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