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Springfield Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-S670

Scope and Contents

Records include: Orthodox and United minutes, 1948-1977; minutes of the United Worship and Ministry Committee and of its predecessor, the Orthodox Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1949-1967; papers of Springfield Burial Ground Committee, 1840-1967; correspondence and bills relating to addition to meeting house, 1958-1961.

Dates

  • 1840-[ongoing]

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

Springfield Monthly Meeting was established in 1948 by Concord Quarterly Meeting (Orthodox) out of Chester Monthly Meeting. The meeting was transferred to the newly-formed Chester Quarterly Meeting in 1955. Springfield is currently an active monthly meeting.

Extent

5 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF SPRINGFIELD MONTHLY MEETING (SPRINGFIELD, DELAWARE COUNTY, PA)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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