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Archives & Manuscripts

Plumstead Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P550

Scope and Contents

Records include: Orthodox men's minutes, 1835-1878.

Dates

  • 1835-1878

Creator

Language of Materials

Records entirely in English

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 was established at Plumstead by Buckingham Monthly Meeting in 1727. The meeting for worship was established by Bucks Quarterly Meeting in 1730. Plumstead Preparative Meeting was established ca. 1731. The Orthodox branch of this meeting removed to Landisville in 1836. The preparative meeting was discontinued in 1878 and its members were transferred to Buckingham Monthly Meeting. Plumstead Meeting was discontinued in 1893. Plumstead Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1867; its members were transferred to Buckingham Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). By 1900, the meeting for worship was held on an annual basis. It currently meets on an occasional basis

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF PLUMSTEAD PREPARATIVE MEETING AND PLUMSTEAD MEETING (GARDENVILLE, PA)
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