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Mansfield Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-M310

Scope and Contents

Records of Mansfield Preparative Meeting, 1779-1913, include: men's minutes, 1818-1913; women's minutes, 1791-1907; accounts, 1828-1845; trustees minutes, 1779-1891; and school fund records, 1783-1858.

Dates

  • 1779-1913.

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

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

A meeting for worship was established at Mansfield by Burlington Monthly Meeting by 1730. In 1776, a preparative meeting, affiliated with both Burlington Monthly Meeting and Chesterfield Monthly Meeting was established. In 1783, the preparative meeting and meeting for worship were transferred to Upper Springfield Monthly Meeting. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1927, and its members were trasnferred to Chesterfield Monthly Meeting (Orthdox). Mansfield Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued ca. 1903. All sessions of Upper Springfield Monthly Meeting were held at Mansfield from 1909-1911 and from 1916 to the present.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
RECORDS OF MANSFIELD PREPARATIVE MEETING AND MANSFIELD MEETING(MANSFIELD, NJ)
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Haverford College Quaker Collection
Author
Mansfield Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) (Orthodox : 1827-1927).
Date
2011
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