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Peru Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-P497

Scope and Contents

Records of Peru Preparative Meeting, 1798-1870. Includes men's minutes 1808-70, women's minutes 1798-1870, and lists of books in library 1844-60.

Dates

  • 1798-1870

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Peru Preparative Meeting was set off by Saratoga (later Easton) Quarterly Meeting, under Danby Monthly Meeting, in 1798. It was transferred to the newly- established Peru Monthly Meeting in 1799. In 1828 it split into Orthodox and Hicksite branches. The Orthodox branch was attached to Ferrisburgh Monthly Meeting in 1868 and continued until it was laid down in 1870.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (4 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Records of Peru Preparative Meeting, 1798-1870. Includes men's minutes 1808-70, women's minutes 1798-1870, and lists of books in library, 1844-60.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's minutes: 1.1 1808-1847, 1.2 1847-1870; women's minutes: 2.1 1798-1849, 2.2 1850-1870; Miscellaneous: 3.1 Lists of books 1844-60.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Title
RECORDS OF PREPARATIVE MEETING OF FRIENDS (ORTHODOX)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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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