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Spruce Street Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-S700

Scope and Contents

Records of the Hicksite meeting include: vital records, 1833-1902; minutes, 1833-1903; women's minutes, 1833-1893; ministers and elders' minutes, 1834-1838 and 1845-1897; overseers' minutes, 1852-1871; account books and other financial records, 1834-1904; miscellaneous papers, 1782-1904.

Dates

  • 1782-1904

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

The Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street was established in 1833 by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite) out of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia. This meeting was discontinued in 1903; its members were transferred to the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite).

Extent

18 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF SPRUCE STREET MONTHLY MEETING (9th AND SPRUCE STREETS, PHILADELPHIA, PA)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
Author
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903).
Date
2011
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