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Valley Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-V320

Scope and Contents

Records of Valley Preparative Meeting, 1760-1939, as follows: minutes of the men's pre-Separation and Hicksite meeting and joint sessions, 1810-1939; women's pre-Separation and Hicksite meeting minutes, 1814-1896; graveyard accounts, 1800-1887; list of marriages and marriage acknowledgments, 1760-1805; First Day School report, 1905; Hicksite clerk's correspondence, 1930-1936.

Dates

  • 1760-1939

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

Valley Preparative Meeting was established in 1810. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued shortly after the Separation of 1827. Valley Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was transferred to Valley Monthly Meeting in 1936. It was discontinued in 1939.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF VALLEY PREPARATIVE MEETING AND VALLEY MEETING (STRAFFORD, PA)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
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

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