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Branch Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/NY/B715
Identifier: QM-NY-B715

Scope and Contents

Includes: Men's minutes, 1790-1811; women's minutes, 1795-1804 & 1839-1853.


  • Creation: 1790-1853


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

Branch Preparative Meeting was established 7mo 1783 as a part of Oblong Monthly Meeting, having been reportedly allowed as a meeting of worship since 1776 at John Wing's house. The Hicksite meeting was laid down 3mo 1854; members were probably attached to Oblong Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). Branch Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) was reportedly laid down 2 mo 1829, and members were probably joined to Oblong Preparative Meeting (Orthodox)


0.13 linear ft. (3 volumes)


Includes: Men's minutes, 1790-1811; women's minutes, 1795-1804 & 1839-1853.


Divided into series: Minutes (men's): 1.1 1790-1811; women's minutes: 2.1 1795-1804, 2.2 1839-1853.

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.

Branch Preparative Meeting Records
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
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