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Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/NY/A498
Identifier: QM-NY-A498

Scope and Contents

Records of Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Orthodox). Includes: Minutes, 1775-1800/1828-1850, women's minutes, 1797-1825/1828-1861, and miscellaneous extracts concerning Amawalk, 1795 and 1806.


  • Creation: 1775-1861


Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Conditions Governing Access

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical / Historical

Amawalk Preparative Meeting was reportedly established in 1774 as a part of Purchase Monthly, having been previously allowed as a meeting for worship. It was set off to Chappaqua Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1785, and became part of Amawalk Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1798. Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was laid down in 1886, being the only Preparative Meeting in the Monthly Meeting. Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) changed its name to Yorktown Preparative Meeting in 1882 and was laid down in 1902.


0.4 linear ft. (4 volumes)


Records of Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Orthodox). Includes: Minutes, 1775-1800/1828-1850 and women's minutes, 1797-1825/1828-1861.


Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1775-1800, 1.2 1828-1850; women's minutes: 2.1 1797-1825, 2.2 1828-1861; miscellaneous extracts: 3.1 1795-1806.

Physical Location

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

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Amawalk Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) Records
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
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