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Philadelphia Preparative Meeting, Southern District (1772-1872?) Records

 Collection — othertype: HV/Ph/P483
Identifier: QM-Ph-P483

Scope and Contents

Records of Philadelphia Preparative Meeting for the Southern District, 1818-1823; women's minutes, 1818-1823.


  • Creation: 1818-1823


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

A meeting for worship and preparative meeting attached to Philadelphia Monthly Meeting for the Southern District were established by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting in 1772. These meetings remained with the Orthodox Friends after the Separation. No further information about the preparative meeting is available.

The meeting for worship for the Southern District was discontinued in 1872 and an indulged meeting at Orange Street was established by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting (Orthodox). This meeting was discontinued in 1909.


0.25 linear ft.

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Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Philadelphia Preparative Meeting, Southern District (1772-1872?) Records
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