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Frankford Monthly Meeting Records

Identifier: QM-Ph-F600

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.


  • Creation: 1816-2005


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Conditions Governing Use

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. Unity Monthly Meeting (Frankford) is distinct.


8.25 linear ft.

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Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


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