Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Records of Chester Quarterly Meeting since 1955. Included are: Minutes 1955-1973 and 1979-1982; Representative Committee minutes, 1965-1973 and 1979-1982; papers of the Committee to Study Quarterly Meeting, also known as the Ad Hoc Committee on Quarterly Meetings, 1964-1965. A separate series is devoted to the records of the Peace Center of Delaware County (1987-2022).
Records of the first Chester Quarterly Meeting are described with the records of Concord Quarterly Meeting.
Records include: pre-Separation men's meeting minutes, 1804-1813; Hicksite women's minutes, 1843-1899; a pre-Separation account book, 1781-1875; pre-Separation trustees' minutes, 1802-1823.
Pre-Separation, Hicksite, Orthodox and United records include: Minutes since 1684; vital records since 1679; women's meeting minutes, 1715-1902; property records; financial records, and miscellaneous papers, 1776-1801 and 1959-2011.
The volume of manumissions has been digitized and is available online; born-digital financial records 1999-2011 are available to on-campus users only.
Records include: Minutes of the pre-Separation women's meeting, 1813-1819; a pre-Separation subscription book, 1810-1813. Minutes of the Hicksite men's meeting and later, of joint sessions of men and women Friends, 1850-1914; minutes of the Hicksite women's meeting, 1850-1877; Minutes of the pre-Separation men's meeting, 1807-1827; minutes of the Orthodox men's meeting, 1827-1834; school fund account book, 1786-1827; poor fund account book, 1791-1826.
Records include: minutes since 1684; vital records since 1670; women's minutes; ministers and elders' minutes; financial and property records, etc. Records include a digitized minute book (held by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania) and a digital press release related to Darby Meeting's history with the Underground Rail Road.
Records include: pre-Separation Hicksite women's meeting minutes, 1801-1808 and 1827-1891, and minutes of the joint sessions of men and women Hicksite friends, 1891-1898.