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Archives & Manuscripts

Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Birmingham Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-B520
Scope and Contents Records of Birmingham Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends and its predecessors, the pre-Separation meeting (1815-1827) and the Hicksite meeting include: Minutes, 1815-2018 (gaps); Woman's minutes, 1827-1895, and account book, 1857-1898; Ministry & Counsel minutes, 1924-1940; Overseers' minutes, 1941-1952; Vital records, 1770-1955; and other miscellaneous materials.Also includes Orthodox records: Vital Records, 1816-1963; Marriage certificates, 1818-1962; Removals, 1827-1963;...
Dates: 1770-2018

Bradford Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-B700
Scope and Contents Records of Bradford Monthly Meeting and of its pre-Separation predecessors, Bradford & Uwchlan Monthly Meeting, Bradford Monthly Meeting and Uwchlan Monthly Meeting (Hicksite), include: Minutes, 1880-1900/1954-2013; minutes of Uwchlan Monthly Meeting, 1828-1863; minutes of Bradford Monthly Meeting, 1828-1880; vital records, 1699-1921/1984-2006; women's minutes, 1828-1886. Also included are records of Bradford Monthly Meeting since 1724: Orthodox vital records, 1724-1908; minutes of the...
Dates: 1691-2013

Bradford Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-B730
Scope and Contents Records include: minutes of the pre-Separation meeting, 1764-1824; a Hicksite membership list, 1894, contained in Bradford Monthly Meeting record book, 1828-1899; Orthodox men's minutes, 1828-1875; pre-Separation and Orthodox women's minutes, 1821-1844, 1907-1918; and Orthodox property deeds, 1820-1890.
Dates: 1764-1894

Cambridge Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-C320
Scope and Contents Records include: Minutes of the Hicksite men's meeting, 1831-1845; and minutes of the Hicksite women's meeting, 1831-1842.
Dates: 1831-1845

Crosslands Worship Group Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-C720
Scope and Contents Records of Crosslands Worship Group, 1978-2013. Includes minutes, 1979-2013, membership lists, 1979-2002, annual reports, 1978-2003, and miscellaneous records.
Dates: 1978-2013

Doe Run Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-D600
Scope and Contents Records of Doe Run Preparative Meeting, 1810-1946, as follows: pre-Separation and Hicksite minutes, 1822-1834, 1882-1890, 1903-1917, 1917-1946; Hicksite women's minutes, 1887-1893; pre-Separation and Hicksite burials, 1810-1830; Hicksite treasurer's account book, 1913-1949; Hicksite graveyard accounts, 1928-1936; Hicksite First Day School minutes, 1893-1899; Hicksite insurance policy, 1883; list of books in Doe Run Meeting library, n.d.
Dates: 1810-1946.

Downingtown Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-D610
Scope and Contents Records of Downington Preparative Meeting, 1811-1907, include: vital records, 1829; men's minutes, 1811-1907; women's minutes, 1811-1907; financial records, 1856-1919; property records, 1798-1935; miscellaneous papers, 1887-1905; trustees' minutes, 1876-1910; Springer Legacy trustees' minutes, 1877-1887.
Dates: 1784-1907.

Doylestown Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-D630
Scope and Contents Records include: Minutes and membership since 1950; newsletter.
Dates: 1950-2012

Fallowfield Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-F300
Scope and Contents Records include: pre-Separation and Hicksite mnutes, 1811-1980; pre-Separation, Hicksite, Orthodox and United vital records since 1740, including births and deaths, burial chart, marriage records, membership lists, removals; pre-Separation and Hicksite women's meeting minutes, 1811-1893; minutes of Hicksite Ministers and Elders, 1829-1916 and of Worship and Ministry, 1919-1959 ; Hicksite Ercildoun First Day School minutes; 1893-1935; Hicksite financial records, 1903-1961; miscellaneous papers,...
Dates: 1740-1998

Fallowfield Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-F320
Scope and Contents Records of Fallowfield Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1797-1936, as follows: Minutes of the men's meeting and joint sessions, 1848-1936; women's meeting minutes, 1797-1806 and 1823-1893; membership lists, ca. 1805, [190-?], 1910; treasurer's accounts, 1895-1907. Records of Fallowfield Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) include: men’s meeting minutes, 1827-1891; women’s meeting minutes, 1847-1883; membership, 1858-1884; account books, 1890-1895.
Dates: 1797-1936