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Valley Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-V335

Scope and Contents

Records of Valley Preparative Meeting, 1793-1863. Includes men's minutes 1806-63; and women's minutes 1793-1822.

Dates

  • 1782-1863

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

A preparative meeting was established in the Valley in 1785. In 1828 it divided into Orthodox and Hicksite branches. The Hicksite branch was laid down in 1866 after two years of inactivity (noted by clerk at end of minute book.)

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (2 volumes and 1 folder)

Overview

Records of Valley Preparative Meeting, 1793-1863. Includes men's minutes 1806-63; and women's minutes 1793-1822.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's Minutes: 1.1 1806-63; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1793-1822; Finance and Property: 3.1 Property records (copy) 1782.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Title
RECORDS OF VALLEY PREPARATIVE MEETING (HICKSITE)
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

Find It at the Library

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