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Pennsbury Preparative Meeting of Friends Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P420
Records of the Hicksite preparative meeting, 1827-1864, as follows: men's minutes, 1827-1861 and 1861-1864; women's minutes, 1836-1864; women's account book, 1837-1862.

Dates

  • 1827-1864

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

1 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

An indulged meeting at Pennsbury was established by Falls Monthly Meeting in 1814. It was discontinued in 1815, then re-established in 1816. The preparative meeting was established by Bucks Quarterly Meeting in 1818. The Orthodox branch of the preparative meeting was discontinued in1827, and its members transferred to Falls Preparative Meeting. The meeting for worship was discontinued in 1828. The Hicksite preparative meeting and meeting for worship were discontinued in 1865 and the members attached to Falls Preparative Meeting. An indulged meeting at Pennsbury was granted by Falls Monthly Meeting in 1868; it opened in 1869 and was discontinued in 1894.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF PENNSBURY PREPARATIVE MEETING AND PENNSBURY MEETING (MORRISVILLE, PA)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
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.

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