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Little Britain Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/B/L582
Identifier: QM-B-L582

Scope and Contents

Records of Little Britain Preparative Meeting, 1841-1964. Includes men's and joint minutes 1909-64, women's minutes 1841-73, and financial and property records 1910-34.


  • Creation: 1841-1964.


Conditions Governing Access

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

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Biographical / Historical

Little Britain Preparative Meeting was established in 1749 by Nottingham Monthly Meeting. In 1804, the meeting joined with Eastland Preparative Meeting to form Little Britain Monthly Meeting. After the Separation of 1828, Orthodox Friends withdrew and were joined as a preparative meeting. Today the meeting at Wakefield is also known as Little Britain-Penn Hill.


0.5 linear ft.

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Divided into series: 1.Men's and Joint Minutes; 2.Women's Minutes; 3.Financial and Property Records.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

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