Frankford Monthly Meeting Records
Scope and Contents
Records of the Orthodox branch of Frankford Monthly Meeting, 1788-1987, include: vital records, 1788-2005; men’s minutes, 1816-2005; women’s minutes, 1816-1915; ministers’ and elders’ minutes, 1816-1970; financial records, 1831-1934; overseers’ records, 1904-1990s; school committee records, 1840s-1999.
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.
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
Frankford Monthly Meeting was established by Abington Quarterly Meeting out of Abington Monthly Meeting in 1816.
The Hicksite branch of this monthly meeting was discontinued in 1827; its members were attached to Green Street Monthly Meeting.
Frankford Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) was the forerunner of the current Frankford Monthly Meeting. This meeting was transferred to Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting in 1955.
8.25 Linear Feet
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- RECORDS OF FRANKFORD MONTHLY MEETING (Penn and Orthodox Streets, Philadelphia, PA).
- A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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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