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Scipio Executive Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-S383

Scope and Contents

Records of Scipio Executive Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) and its predecessor Scipio Monthly Meeting of Friends. Includes minutes 1827-1924, vital records 1775-1924, and miscellaneous 1824-1917.

Dates

  • 1775-1924

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

Scipio Monthly Meeting was established in 1808 under Easton Quarterly Meeting. In 1828it divided into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. The Hicksite branch began to meet in joint sessions as Scipio Executive Meeting of Friends in 1886, which body continued until it was laid down in 1924.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (11 volumes and 3 folders)

Overview

Records of Scipio Executive Meeting of Friends (Hicksite) and its predecessor Scipio Monthly Meeting of Friends. Includes minutes 1827-1924, vital records 1775-1924, and miscellaneous 1824-1917.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's and Joint Minutes: 1.1 1838-56, 1.2 1856-1924, 1.3 1813-1893; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1827-52, 2.2 1852-69, 2.3 1870-86; Vital Records: 3.1 Register 1775-1921, 3.2 Removals 1825-35, 3.3 Removals/Marriages 1828-1924, 3.4 Births and Deaths 1828-68; Ministers' and Elders' Minutes: 4.1 1840-87, 4.2 1887-94; Miscellaneous: 5.1 1824-60, 5.2 1913-17.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF SCIPIO EXECUTIVE MEETING (HICKSITE)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

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