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Robeson Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-R640

Scope and Contents

Records of Robeson Preparative Meeting, 1792-1898, include: Orthodox men’s minutes, 1827-1866; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1792-1861.

Dates

  • 1792-1821

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

A meeting for worship at Robeson was established by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting under Exeter Monthly Meeting in 1740. A preparative meeting was established in 1741. In 1789, the meeting for worship and the preparative meeting became part of Robeson Monthly Meeting. After the Hicksite Separation of 1827, two preparative meetings emerged. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1872; its members were transferred to Caln Preparative Meeting. The Hicksite preparative meeting was discontinued in 1841

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF ROBESON PREPARATIVE AND ROBESON MEETING (BIRDSBORO, 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
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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