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Oblong Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-O377

Scope and Contents

Records of Oblong Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1780-1866. Includes men's minutes 1780-1854, and women's minutes, 1820-66. Testifications, 1780-87, are bound with minutes, 1802-1818.

Dates

  • 1780-1866

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

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Biographical / Historical

Oblong Preparative Meeting was set off by Purchase Monthly Meeting in 1742. It was transferred to Oblong Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1744. The meeting split into Orthodox and Hicksite branches in 1828. The Hicksite branch continued until it was laid down in 1871.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (8 volumes (plus one envelope))

Language

English

Overview

Records of Oblong Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1780-1866. Includes men's minutes, 1780-1854, and women's minutes, 1820-66. Testifications, 1780-87, are bound with minutes, 1802-1818.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's minutes: 1.1 1780-1801, 1.2 1802-1818, 1.3 1818-1854, 1.4, Extracts: 1816-17; Women's minutes: 2.1 1820-1822, 2.2 1823-1824, 2.3 1824-1826, 2.4 1828-1844, 2.5 1844-1854, 2.6 1854-1866.

Physical Location

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Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF OBLONG 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

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