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Bethpage Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/NY/B477
Identifier: QM-NY-B477

Scope and Contents

Includes records of the pre-Separation and Hicksite Bethpage Preparative Meeting: men's minutes, 1773-2010; women's minutes, 1789-1795, 1805-1890; treasurer's book, 1785-1804.

Dates

  • Creation: 1773-2010

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Conditions Governing Access

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

The date of establishment of Bethpage Preparative Meeting is uncertain. It was granted permission to worship by the quarterly meeting in 12mo 1697/8. In 1743/4, Westbury Monthly Meeting accepted a transfer of the Bethpage Quaker meeting house from the private ownership of the Powells and Whitsons to general ownership by the Society. Bethpage Preparative Meeting became part of Jericho Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1789. Bethpage Preparative Meeting is an active meeting.

Extent

0.5 linear ft.

Abstract

Includes records of the pre-Separation and Hicksite Bethpage Preparative Meeting: men's minutes, 1773-2010; women's minutes, 1789-1795, 1805-1890; treasurer's book, 1785-1804.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's): 1.1 1773-1784, 1.2 1773-1802, 1.3 1802-1849, 1.4 1850-1966, 1.5 1966-2010; women's minutes: 2.1 1789-1795, 2.2 1805-1839, 2.3 1839-1879, 2.4 1880-1890; financial records: 3.1 1785-1804.

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.

Title
Bethpage Preparative Meeting Records
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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