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Providence Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-P740
Records include: Hicksite minutes, 1812-1866.

Dates

  • 1812-1866

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

0.25 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

An indulged meeting of Providence was established by Gwynedd Monthly Meeting in 1716. It was known as "Perquioman" from 1716 to ca. 1737; after 1737, this meeting is called "Providence" or, occasionally, "New Providence." Providence Preparative Meeting was established after 1733 but before 1741. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1827. Its members were attached to Plymouth Preparative Meeting. The meeting for worship was discontinued in 1828. Providence Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1866; its members were attached to Norristown Preparative Meeting. An indulged meeting at Providence was established by Gwynedd Monthly Meeting in 1866 and discontinued in 1868

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF PROVIDENCE PREPARATIVE MEETING AND PROVIDENCE MEETING (PORT PROVIDENCE, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
Author
Providence Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1866 : Port Providence, Pa.)
Date
2003
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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