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Warrington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/B/W374
Identifier: QM-B-W374

Scope and Contents

Records of Warrington Quarterly Meeting and its predecessor, Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting, 1776-2021. Records include Men's and Joint minutes 1776-2021, women's minutes 1776-1897, Ministers and Elders minutes 1806-1925, and Miscellaneous 1988-2021 (includes reports from the Quarter and reports to the Quarter from its constituent meetings).


  • Creation: 1776 - 2021


Language of Materials

Records in English

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy. Digital files are accessible to TriCollege accounts or on-campus users.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on reproduction policies available in the Library.

Biographical / Historical

The Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting was established in 1776, set off from Western Quarterly Meeting. In the beginning it included Hopewell, Fairfax, Pipe Creek, and Warrington Monthly Meetings. In 1787, the Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting was divided into Warrington Quarterly Meeting and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting. Warrington Quarterly Meeting was made up of Pipe Creek, Menallen, York, and Warrington Monthly Meetings. After the Separation, the Orthodox members of Warrington Quarter were attached to Deer Creek Monthly Meeting (Orthodox).


5 linear ft.

0.1 GB


Divided into series: 1.Men's and Joint Minutes; 2.Women's minutes; 3.Ministers & Elders; 4. Miscellaneous.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit. Digital records from the 2010s deposited by Wayne Finegar, General Secretary of Baltimore Yearly Meeting, in 2020.

Existence and Location of Copies

Also available in microfilm, for use in the Library only: MR-B223-225.


Vol. 1.1 is made up of five bound minute folios : 1776-77, 1778-80, 1780-82, 1782-84, and 1784-87. Vol. 1.2 contains Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly Meeting minutes 1776-1787 and Warrington Quarterly Meeting minutes 1787-1801. Vol 2.1 includes Warrington and Fairfax Quarterly meeting women's minutes 1776-87 and Warrington Quarterly Meeting women's minutes 1787-1813. Vol. 2.3 includes minutes of meeting held in joint session after 1897. Vol. 4.1 is missing Ministers and Elders minutes 2/25/1815-2/24/1818.

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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