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Plainfield Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P545

Scope and Contents

Records of Plainfield Preparative Meeting, 1793-1918, include: men's minutes, 1879-1904; women's minutes, 1834-1861; school fund treasurer's accounts, 1793-1892; school fund trustees minutes, 1824-1918.

Dates

  • 1793-1918

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

A meeting for worship at Plainfield was organized in 1725 under Woodbridge (Rahway and Plainfield) Monthly Meeting. Plainfield Preparative Meeting was established in 1761. The monthly meeting began to circulate to Plainfield in 1763. Plainfield Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1893. The Orthodox preparative meeting and meeting for worship at Plainfield were discontinued in 1904 by Burlington and Bucks Quarterly Meeting. The members were transferred to Rahway Preparative Meeting (Orthodox).

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF PLAINFIELD PREPARATIVE MEETING AND PLAINFIELD MEETING(PLAINFIELD, NJ)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Haverford College Library Quaker Collection
Author
Plainfield Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) (Orthodox : 1827-1904).
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