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Oblong Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/NY/O373
Identifier: QM-NY-O373

Scope and Contents

Records of Oblong Monthly Meeting (Hicksite and pre-Separation), 1745-1893. Includes: minutes, 1757-1884, women's minutes, 1796-1873, Vital records 1745-1893, Ministers and Elders' minutes, 1833-54, Sufferings, 1775-1826, and Finance and Property 1764-1975.

Dates

  • 1745-1893

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Oblong Monthly Meeting was set off from Purchase Monthly Meeting in 1744. It became a part of Purchase Quarterly Meeting on its establishment in 1745 and became part of Nine Partners Quarterly Meeting in 1783. In 1828 the meeting split into Orthodox and Hicksite branches, and the Orthodox branch continued until it was laid down in 1921.

Extent

111 Linear Feet (19 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Records of Oblong Monthly Meeting (Hicksite and pre-Separation), 1745-1893. Includes: minutes, 1757-1884, women's minutes, 1796-1873, Vital records 1745-1893, Ministers and Elders' minutes, 1833-54, Sufferings, 1775-1826, and Finance and Property .

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's minutes: 1.1 1788-1795, 1.2 1795-1802, 1.3 1802-15, 1.4 1815-44, 1.5 1845-84, 1.6 1757-81, 1.7 1781-88; Women's minutes: 2.1 1796-1807, 2.2 1807-35, 2.3 1835-73; Vital records: 3.1 1745-83, 3.2 1781-1841, 3.3 1786-1866, 3.4 1828-93, 3.5 1841-84 3.6 1744-1884, 3.6 Member Lists 1942 & 1961, 3.7 Acceptances, Removals, Marriages 1744, 1805, 1829; Ministers and Elders' minutes: 4.1 1833-54; Sufferings: 5.1 1775-1826; Finance and Property: 6.1 Meeting House Material 1936, 1972-75, 6.2 Quaker Hill Burial Ground 1916, 6.3 Deeds 1764-1811, 6.4 Subscriptions for Meeting House 1764, 6.5 List of Library Books 1860, 6.6 Leaf from Account Book (no date); Miscellaneous: 7.1 Certificates Re: Militia Laws 1755, 7.2 History 1932, 1979.

Physical Location

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Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Title
Oblong Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) Records
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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