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Philadelphia Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/P470
Identifier: QM-Ph-P470

Scope and Contents

Records include: minutes of the Hicksite men's meeting, 1873-1893 and minutes of the Hicksite women's meeting, 1839-1893.


  • Creation: 1839-1893


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

The Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) was established by Abington Quarterly Meeting in 1827. It became a part of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) and held its sessions at Cherry Street until 1857 and then at Race Street. The preparative meeting was discontinued in 1893.


1 linear ft.

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Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


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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 or requesting repoductions from Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library