Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia Records
Scope and Contents
Records of the Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Orthodox) include: men’s minutes, 1817-1907; women's minutes, 1806-1917; ministers & elders minutes, 1796-1974; miscellaneous papers, 1918-1935.
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
This Preparative Meeting was subordinate to the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Arch Street). The men's and women's meetings were laid down in 1907; the meeting of ministers and elders continued to meet and provide minutes until 1974, although there was no minute recorded of being laid down.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
- RECORDS OF THE PREPARATIVE MEETING OF FRIENDS OF PHILADELPHIA (ORTHODOX)(PHILADELPHIA, PA)
- A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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