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Warminster Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/W300
Identifier: QM-Ph-W300

Scope and Contents

Records of the Hicksite Warminster Preparative Meeting, 1841-1953, as follows: minutes, 1841-1953; women's minutes, 1841-1881; account books, 1841-1953; women's account book, 1841-1883; property records, 1840, 1858; miscellaneous papers, 1895-1953.


  • Creation: 1841-1953


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 Warminster was established by Horsham Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1840 at the request of members of Horsham meeting. Warminster Preparative Meeting was established in 1841 by Abington Quarterly Meeting. The preparative meeting was discontinued in 1953; the meeting for worship was discontinued about 1962.


3 linear ft.

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Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Warminster Preparative Meeting Records
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Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting repoductions from Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library