Norristown Monthly Meeting Records
Scope and Contents
Minutes of the Business Meeting, 1936-2017. Vol. 1936-1947 also contains minutes of Norristown Preparative Meeting, 1936. The volume 1972-1978 includes minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Corporation and other legal papers, 1962-1986. Minutes for the years 1992-2002 are interfiled with the records of the Board of Trustees and Corporation in Series 4, Miscellaneous. Other records include an index of marriages, financial and property records, and a newsletter, Friendly Notes.
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
Norristown Monthly Meeting was established in 1936 by Abington Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite) out of Norristown Preparative Meeting at the dissolution of the first Gwynedd Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). It became a united meeting in 1953 by affiliation with the two Abington Quarterly Meetings. Norristown is currently an active monthly meeting
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
- RECORDS OF NORRISTOWN MONTHLY MEETING (NORRISTOWN, PA)
- A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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