Oxford Preparative Meeting Records
Scope and Contents
Records of Oxford Preparative Meeting, 1878-1927. Includes minutes 1883-1927, First-day school minutes 1878-1904.
Language of Materials
Records in English
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
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Biographical / Historical
Friends began meeting in Oxford in 1876, indulged by Pennsgrove and Nottingham. A First-day school was organized at about the same time. Oxford Preparative Meeting was established in 1883, under Nottingham Monthly Meeting. In 1927, the preparative meeting was laid down.
1 Linear Feet
Divided into series: 1.Minutes; 2.Miscellaneous.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.
Existence and Location of Copies
Also available in microfilm, for use in the Library only: MR-B189.
Volume 1.1 includes a "History of Oxford Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends from its inception 4th of 6th mo 1876 to 5th mo 1st 1910." Volume 6.1 includes minutes from the Preparative Meeting in 1883 and 1884.
- RECORDS OF OXFORD PREPARATIVE MEETING
- A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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