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Warrington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-B-W374

Scope and Contents

Records of Warrington Quarterly Meeting and its predecessor, Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting, 1776-2016. Records include Men's and Joint minutes 1776-2016, women's minutes 1776-1897, Ministers and Elders minutes 1806-1925, and Miscellaneous 1988-2004.

Dates

  • 1776-2019

Creator

Language of Materials

Records in English

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

Information on reproduction policies available in the Library.

Biographical / Historical

The Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting was established in 1776, set off from Western Quarterly Meeting. In the beginning it included Hopewell, Fairfax, Pipe Creek, and Warrington Monthly Meetings. In 1787, the Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting was divided into Warrington Quarterly Meeting and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting. Warrington Quarterly Meeting was made up of Pipe Creek, Menallen, York, and Warrington Monthly Meetings. After the Separation, the Orthodox members of Warrington Quarter were attached to Deer Creek Monthly Meeting (Orthodox).

Extent

5 Linear Feet

Arrangement

Divided into series: 1.Men's and Joint Minutes; 2.Women's minutes; 3.Ministers & Elders; 4. Miscellaneous.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Existence and Location of Copies

Also available in microfilm, for use in the Library only: MR-B223-225.

General

Vol. 1.1 is made up of five bound minute folios : 1776-77, 1778-80, 1780-82, 1782-84, and 1784-87. Vol. 1.2 contains Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting minutes 1776-1787 and Warrington Quarterly Meeting minutes 1787-1801. Vol 2.1 includes Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly meeting women's minutes 1776-87 and Warrington Quarterly Meeting women's minutes 1787-1813. Vol. 2.3 includes minutes of meeting held in joint session after 1897. Vol. 4.1 is missing Ministers and Elders minutes 2/25/1815-2/24/1818.
Title
RECORDS OF WARRINGTON QUARTERLY MEETING
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Date
2005
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