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Archives & Manuscripts

Wrightstown Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-W700

Scope and Contents

Records of Wrightstown Monthly Meeting, 1684-2005, include: vital records, 1684-1916; pre-Separation, Hicksite men's and joint session minutes, 1734-1997; Orthodox men’s minutes, 1827-1833; pre-Separation and Hicksite women’s minutes, 1734-1886 ; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1827-1833; Wrightstown First Day School records, 1899-1918; and other miscellaneous records, 1784-2005.

Dates

  • 1684-2005

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

Wrightstown Monthly Meeting was established in 1734 by Bucks Quarterly Meeting out of Buckingham Monthly Meeting.

The Orthodox branch of this monthly meeting was discontinued in 1833. Its members were transferred to Buckingham Monthly Meeting (Orthodox). The Hicksite branch was the forerunner of the current Wrightstown Monthly Meeting.

Extent

19 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF WRIGHTSTOWN MONTHLY MEETING (WRIGHTSTOWN, PA.)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Library Quaker Collection
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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