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Swarthmore Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — Othertype SW/Ph/S900
Identifier: QM-Ph-S900

Scope and Contents

Ongoing records of the Hicksite and United meeting include: minutes since 1893 (including digital minutes 2009-2023), marriage and membership records; minutes of the Worship and Ministry Committee and of its predecessors (including digital), the Meeting of Ministry and Counsel and the Meeting of Ministers and Elders; overseers' minutes; account books and financial records (includnig digital); property records; minutes and papers of several committees (incluing digital); correspondence and other kinds of miscellaneous papers.

Beginning in 2022, records are deposited digitally and are available to on-campus users.


  • Creation: 1893 - 2023


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy. Digital files are accessible to TriCollege accounts or on-campus users.

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

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.


13 linear ft.

0.2 GB

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Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Swarthmore Monthly Meeting Records
Swarthmore Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends).
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Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting repoductions from Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library