Swarthmore Monthly Meeting Records
Scope and Contents
Records of the Hicksite and United meeting include: minutes since 1893, marriage and membership records; minutes of the Worship and Ministry Committee and of its predecessors, the Meeting of Ministry and Counsel and the Meeting of Ministers and Elders; overseers' minutes; account books; property records; minutes and papers of several committees; correspondence and other kinds of miscellaneous papers.
- Swarthmore Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) (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
Swarthmore Monthly Meeting was established in 1893 by Concord Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite). It was transferred to the newly-formed Chester Quarterly Meeting in 1955. This is a currently active monthly meeting.
22 Linear Feet
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- RECORDS OF SWARTHMORE MONTHLY MEETING (SWARTHMORE, PA)
- A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
- Swarthmore Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends).
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
Find It at the Library
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