Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Spruce Street (1833-1903) Records
Scope and Contents
Records of the Hicksite meeting include: vital records, 1833-1902; minutes, 1833-1903; women's minutes, 1833-1893; ministers and elders' minutes, 1834-1838 and 1845-1897; overseers' minutes, 1852-1871; account books and other financial records, 1834-1904; miscellaneous papers, 1782-1904.
- Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) (Organization)
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
The Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street was established in 1833 by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite) out of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia. This meeting was discontinued in 1903; its members were transferred to the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite).
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This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Spruce Street (1833-1903) Records
- Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903).
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