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Archives & Manuscripts

Pilesgrove Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P540

Scope and Contents

Records of the Hicksite preparative meeting include: Minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women, 1860-1926; women's minutes, 1851-1886; burials at Woodstown, N.J. (including burials of non-Friends), 1816-1903.

Dates

  • 1816-1926.

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

Pilesgrove Preparative Meeting was established in 1735. At the time of the Hicksite Separation of 1827, the meeting split into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. Pilesgrove Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) was transferred to Salem Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1830. It was discontinued later that year, and its members were transferred to Salem Preparative Meeting (Orthodox). Pilesgrove Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was established as Woodstown Monthly Meeting in 1928 at the dissolution of Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting. This meeting is often referred to as "Woodstown".

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF PILESGROVE PREPARATIVE MEETING AND PILESGROVE MEETING (WOODSTOWN, NJ)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
Date
2003
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