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Purchase Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-P838

Scope and Contents

Records of Purchase Preparative Meeting , Orthodox, 1828-97. Includes men's and women's minutes, 1828-97, and miscellaneous records, 1834-41.

Dates

  • 1828-1897

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Purchase Preparative Meeting was established in 1742 by Purchase Monthly Meeting. In 1828 it divided into Orthodox and Hicksite branches. The Orthodox branch appears to have been laid down in 1912 or 1913, when it ceases to appear in the Monthly Meeting notes.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (5 volumes and 1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

Records of Purchase Preparative Meeting , Orthodox, 1828-97. Includes men's and women's minutes, 1828-97, and miscellaneous records, 1834-41.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's Minutes: 1.1 1828-42, 1.2 1842-56, 1.3 1856-97; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1828-60, 2.2 1860-77; Miscellaneous: 3.1 Miscellaneous 1834-41.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Title
RECORDS OF PURCHASE PREPARATIVE MEETING (ORTHODOX)
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
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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