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Spruce Street Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/S701
Identifier: QM-Ph-S701

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.


  • Creation: 1843-1894


Language of Materials

Records entirely in English

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

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 ft.

Physical Location

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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