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Oblong Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-O375

Scope and Contents

Records of Oblong Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1783-1921. Includes men's and joint minutes 1828-1921, women's minutes 1849-1886, vital records 1828-1911, and Ministers and Elders' minutes, 1783-1903.

Dates

  • 1783-1921

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Oblong Monthly Meeting was set off from Purchase Monthly Meeting in 1744. It became a part of Purchase Quarterly Meeting on its establishment in 1745 and became part of Nine Partners Quarterly Meeting in 1783. In 1828 the meeting split into Orthodox and Hicksite branches, and the Orthodox branch was laid down in 1921.

Extent

111 Linear Feet (8 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Records of Oblong Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1783-1921. Includes men's and joint minutes 1828-1921, women's minutes 1849-1886, vital records 1828-1911, and Ministers and Elders' minutes, 1783-1903.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes, men's and joint: 1.1 1828-1846, 1.2 1846-1896, 1.3 1896-1921 (stored in volume with women's preparative minutes 1883-1886); Women's minutes: 2.1 1849-1886; Vital records: 3.1 1830-74, 3.2 1829-1911; Ministers and Elders: 4.1 1783-1878, 4.2 1879-1903.

Physical Location

For current information on the location of records, please consult the Library’s online catalogue

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit,1997.
Title
RECORDS OF OBLONG MONTHLY MEETING (ORTHODOX)
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

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