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Willistown Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-W560

Scope and Contents

Records of Willistown Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1830-1940, as follows : minutes, 1867-1934 ; women's minutes, 1870-1880 ; trustees' minutes, 1931-1940 ; account books, 1830-1832, 1884-1935 ; trustees' account book, 1914-1932 ; women's library circulation record, 1844-1858.

Dates

  • 1830-1940

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

Willistown Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was formed in 1827, after the Hicksite separation in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, out of the original Willistown Preparative Meeting. It was established as Willistown Monthly Meeting in 1939; from 1940 to 1952, Willistown Preparative Meeting continued its corporate existence as a separate meeting for business of Willistown Monthly Meeting for the purpose of naming trustees and handling other business of the Monthly Meeting.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit

Related Materials

Minutes of Willistown Preparative Meeting, 1935-1939, may be found with the records of Willistown Monthly Meeting. The volume which includers the former also contains the minutes of Willistown Preparative Meeting, 1939-1952; this meeting was a corporate entity which held the real property of the monthly meeting until its name was changed in 1952 to Willistown Friends Meeting.
Title
RECORDS OF WILLISTOWN PREPARATIVE MEETING AND WILLISTOWN MEETING (NEWTOWN SQUARE, 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

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