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Colora Preparative Meeting (1890-1945) Records

 Collection — Othertype HV/Ph/C502
Identifier: QM-Ph-C502

Scope and Contents

Men’s and Joint Minutes, 1890-1945; Women’s Minutes, 1890-1903.


  • Creation: 1890-1945


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Conditions Governing Use

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

An indulged Meeting for worship at Colora was established in 1885 by New Garden Monthly Meeting (Pennsylvania) (Orthodox) under the care of West Grove Preparative Meeting (Pennsylvania). A meeting for worship and preparative meeting at Colora were established in 1890 by Western Quarterly Meeting under New Garden Monthly Meeting. In 1945, Colora Preparative Meeting was established as Colora Monthly Meeting.

When Colora Monthly Meeting was discontinued in 1980, a second Colora Preparative Meeting, attached to West Grove Monthly Meeting, was established. This preparative meeting was discontinued in 1983. Currently, Colora Meeting is held from April to November.


1 linear ft.

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Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Colora Preparative Meeting (1890-1945) Records
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