Solebury Preparative Meeting Records
Scope and Contents
Records include: Minute books of the pre-Separation and Hicksite men's meeting 1806-1885; women's pre-Separation and Hicksite meeting minutes, 1806-1883; subscription list for meeting house, 1805 6mo 4.
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
A meeting for worship and preparative meeting at Solebury were established in 1805 by Bucks Quarterly Meeting under Buckingham Monthly Meeting. The first business sessions opened in 1806. In 1811, the meeting for worship and preparative meeting were transferred to Solebury Monthly Meeting. In 1829, Solebury Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) was attached to Buckingham Monthly Meeting. The preparative meeting was discontinued in 1855; its members were attached to Buckingham Preparative Meeting. The meeting for worship was discontinued in 1857. The Hicksite branch of the preparative meeting was discontinued in 1885.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
- RECORDS OF SOLEBURY PREPARATIVE MEETING AND SOLEBURY MEETING (SOLEBURY, PA)
- A Finding Aid for its Meeting Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and Haverford College Quaker Collection
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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