Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Summary Information

Repository:
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Creator:
Valley Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1828-1866 : Patterson, N.Y.)
Creator:
Valley Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1785-1828 : Patterson, N.Y.)
Title:
Valley Preparative Meeting Records
ID:
QM/NY/V335
Date [inclusive]:
1782-1863
Physical Description:
0.75 Linear Feet (2 volumes and 1 folder)
Language of the Material:
English
These records are entirely in English
Abstract:
Records of Valley Preparative Meeting, 1793-1863. Includes men's minutes 1806-63; and women's minutes 1793-1822.

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Biographical / Historical

A preparative meeting was established in the Valley in 1785. In 1828 it divided into Orthodox and Hicksite branches. The Hicksite branch was laid down in 1866 after two years of inactivity (noted by clerk at end of minute book.)

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Scope and Contents

Records of Valley Preparative Meeting, 1793-1863. Includes men's minutes 1806-63; and women's minutes 1793-1822.

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Arrangement

Divided into series: Men's Minutes: 1.1 1806-63; Women's Minutes: 2.1 1793-1822; Finance and Property: 3.1 Property records (copy) 1782.

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Administrative Information

Publication Statement

Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

friends@swarthmore.edu or hc-special@haverford.edu

Revision Description

This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model. 2016

Conditions Governing Access

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

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Controlled Access Headings

  • Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Putnam County
  • Valley Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1785-1828 : Patterson, N.Y.)
  • Valley Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1828-1866 : Patterson, N.Y.)

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Collection Inventory

Men's Meeting and Joint

Minutes, 1806-63

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/NY/V335 1.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY451

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Women's Meeting

Minutes, 1793-1822

Physical Description: 1 volume

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/NY/V335 2.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-NY451

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Finance and Property

Property records (copy), 1782

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre

Call Number: RG2/NY/V335 3.1

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