Spruce Street Preparative Meeting Records
Scope and Contents
Records of the Hicksite preparative meeting include: Minutes of the men's meeting and joint sessions, 1867-1894, and minutes of the women's meeting, 1843-1893.
- Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce St. (Hicksite : 1833-1894) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Records entirely in English
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
An indulged meeting was established at Spruce Street by Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1832; in 1833, the meeting for worship and a preparative meeting were established as part of Spruce Street Monthly Meeting by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite). The preparative meeting was discontinued in 1894; the meeting for worship was discontinued in 1902.
1.5 Linear Feet
This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Spruce Street Preparative Meeting Records
- Preparative Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce St. (Hicksite : 1832-1894).
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- Script of description
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