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Providence Preparative Meeting (Montgomery County, Pa.) Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/P740
Identifier: QM-Ph-P740

Scope and Contents

Records include: Hicksite minutes, 1812-1866.


  • Creation: 1812-1866


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 of Providence was established by Gwynedd Monthly Meeting in 1716. It was known as "Perquioman" from 1716 to ca. 1737; after 1737, this meeting is called "Providence" or, occasionally, "New Providence." Providence Preparative Meeting was established after 1733 but before 1741. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1827. Its members were attached to Plymouth Preparative Meeting. The meeting for worship was discontinued in 1828. Providence Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1866; its members were attached to Norristown Preparative Meeting. An indulged meeting at Providence was established by Gwynedd Monthly Meeting in 1866 and discontinued in 1868


0.25 linear ft.

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Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Providence Preparative Meeting (Montgomery County, Pa.) Records
Providence Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1827-1866 : Port Providence, Pa.)
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