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Archives & Manuscripts

Wrightstown Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-W700
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 is through microfilm, if available.

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.

Extent

19 Linear Feet

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.

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
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.
  • 2017: This electronic finding aid was updated by Sierra Zareck, 2017

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