Brookfield Preparative Meeting Records
Scope and Contents
Includes: Men's minutes, 1809-1832 and 1832-1846; women's minutes, 1809-1832 and 1832-1854.
Language of Materials
These records are entirely in English
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Where available, access is through microfilm.
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Biographical / Historical
Madison Preparative Meeting was established in 6mo 1809 by Duanesburg Monthly Meeting. It was placed under the care of Butternuts Monthly Meeting six months later. Madison Preparative Meeting was adjourned to Butterfield in 4mo 1811. It became a part of Bridgewater Monthly Meeting on its establishment 5th mo 1817 and then became part of Smyrna Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) on its establishment in 1836. Brookfield Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) was laid down sometime after 1854.
0.25 Linear Feet (4 volumes (plus one folder)1 box)
Includes: Men's minutes, 1809-1832 and 1832-1846; women's minutes, 1809-1832 and 1832-1854.; and historical notes (no date)
Divided into series: Men's minutes: 1.1 1809-1832, 1.2 1832-1846; Women's minutes: 2.1 1809-1832, 2.2 1832-1854; Miscellaneous: 3.1 Historical Notes (no date).
Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- RECORDS OF BROOKFIELD PREPARATIVE MEETING (ORTHODOX)
- An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
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