Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (1956- ) Records
Scope and Contents
Records of Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends, 1926-91. Includes minutes, 1956-89, and records of the Race Street Forum Committee.
- Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Organization)
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Except where indicated, collection is open for research.
Copyright and Rights Information
Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.
Biographical / Historical
In 1956, Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends was formed through the merger of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia, the former Hicksite meeting, and the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District, the former Orthodox meeting. Its predecessor meeting is sometimes referred to as Race Street. The meeting is currently active.
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This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records of Friends South-Western Burial Ground, under the care of Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, have been described in their own finding aid.
- Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (1956- ) Records
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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