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Westchester Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-W473

Scope and Contents

Records of Westchester Preparative Meeting, 1797-1860. Includes minutes, 1797-1860, and financial Records 1815-37.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1797-1925

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

Westchester Preparative Meeting was set off from Mamaroneck Preparative Meeting in 1787. In 1828 it divided into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. The Hicksite branch was laid down in 1860.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (7 volumes and 1 folder)

Overview

Records of Westchester Preparative Meeting, 1797-1860. Includes minutes, 1797-1860, and financial Records 1815-37.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1805-23, 1.2 1823-37, 1.3 1837-60; Women's minutes: 2.1 1797-1818, 2.2 1818-41, 2.3 1841-60; Property and Financial records: 3.1 1815-37, 3.2 1875-1925.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit,1997.

Title
RECORDS OF WESTCHESTER 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

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library