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Cornwall Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-C679

Scope and Contents

Records of Cornwall Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessor, the pre-Separation Cornwall Preparative Meeting. Includes: Men's and women's minutes, 1786-1927.

Dates

  • 1786-1927

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

Cornwall, formerly New Cornwall Preparative Meeting, was reportedly established in 1777 as a part of Nine Partners Monthly Meeting, having been indulged as a meeting for worship since 1773. It was set off to Creek Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1782 and became a part of Cornwall Monthly Meeting in 1788. After the Separation in 1828, there were Hicksite and Orthodox branches of this meeting.

Extent

0.7 Linear Feet (11 volumes)

Overview

Records of Cornwall Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) and its predecessor, the pre-Separation Cornwall Preparative Meeting. Includes: Men's and women's minutes, 1786-1927.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1786-1794, 1.2 1794-1803, 1.3 1820-1834, 1.4 1834-1846, 1.5 1846-1853, 1.6 1853-1887, 1.7 1888-1903, 1.8 1905-1913, 1.9 1914-1927; Women's minutes: 2.1 1793-1812, 2.2 1861-1888.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF CORNWALL PREPARATIVE MEETING (HICKSITE)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
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