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Chatham Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-C445

Scope and Contents

Includes: Minutes of the men's meeting for business, 1819-1849, and women's minutes, 1826-1880.

Dates

  • 1819-1880

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

Chatham Preparative Meeting was reportedly established as New Britain Preparative Meeting under Hudson Monthly Meeting. It became part of Chatham Monthly Meeting on its establishment in 1819. It was laid down for the first time in 1880. In 1889, Chatham Preparative Meeting was re-established in joint session (meeting quarterly) and then laid down a second and final time after 1889.

Extent

0.17 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Overview

Includes: Minutes of the men's meeting for business, 1819-1849, and women's minutes, 1826-1880.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1. 1819-1849; Women's minutes: 2.1. 1826-1880.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Title
RECORDS OF CHATHAM PREPARATIVE MEETING
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

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