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New Garden Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-N420

Scope and Contents

Records of New Garden Preparative Meeting, Orthodox and Hicksite, include: men's and joint session minutes, 1827-1928; women's minutes, 1847-1914.

Dates

  • 1827-1928.

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

New Garden Preparative Meeting was established in 1715. The meeting split into Hicksite and Orthodox branches in 1827, at the time of the Hicksite Separation in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

In 1924, Western Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite) gave the Hicksite preparative meeting permission to dissolve. The preparative meeting was actually discontinued in 1928

New Garden Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) was laid down in 1924; its members were transferred to West Grove Preparative Meeting. The meeting for worship was discontinued by 1929.

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF NEW GARDEN PREPARATIVE MEETING AND NEW GARDEN MEETING (TOUGHKENAMON, PA)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Date
2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
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