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Woodbury Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-W610

Scope and Contents

Records of Woodbury Preparative Meeting, 1770-1954, include: Hicksite minutes, 1770-1920; Orthodox minutes, 1828-1954; Hicksite women's minutes, 1828-1893; Hicksite financial and legal records, 1840-1951; and a book list of the library.


  • Creation: 1770-1951


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

A meeting for worship at Woodbury was established before 1710 under Newton [Haddonfield] Monthly Meeting. A preparative meeting was established in 1717. The meetings became part of Woodbury Monthly Meeting in 1784. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1954. The Hicksite preparative meeting was consolidated with the reunited Woodbury Monthly Meeting in 1954.


6.25 linear ft.

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Physical Location

This collection includes records stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Woodbury Preparative Meeting Records
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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