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:
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends
Title:
Concord Quarterly Meeting Records
ID:
QM/Ph/C690
Date [inclusive]:
1684-2016
Physical Description:
8.25 Linear Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Records in English

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Biographical / Historical

Chester Quarterly Meeting was established by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1683; its first business sessions opened in 12mo 1683/84.In 1800, the name of this meeting was changed to Concord. After the Separation, there were two Concord Quarterly Meetings. The Hicksite and Orthodox branches merged in 1955, and several monthly meetings were transferred from Concord to the newly-formed Chester and Haverford Quarterly Meetings. Concord Quarterly Meeting is currently active.

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Scope and Contents

Records include: minutes of the pre-Separation meeting, 1684-1827; minutes of the Hicksite meeting, 1827-1955, the Orthodox meeting, 1827-1955, the United meeting since 1955, the pre-Separation women's meeting, 1695-1827, the Hicksite women's meeting, 1827-1895, and the Orthodox women's meeting, 1827-1919; minutes of the pre-Separation meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1701-1827, the Hicksite meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1827-1918, the Orthodox meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1832-1955, the meeting of Ministry and Counsel, 1918-1954, the meeting of Worship and Ministry since 1954; also include financial records, First Day School Union papers, miscellaneous papers, and minutes and papers of other committees.

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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. This finding aid was updated by Madison Arnold-Scerbo in 2017. 2017

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access is through microfilm, if available.

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

  • Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County
  • Society of Friends -- Delaware -- New Castle County
  • Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
  • Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County
  • Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Chester Quarterly Meeting (1683-1800)
  • Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends
  • Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends
  • Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends
  • Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Chester Quarterly Meeting (1683-1800)
  • Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends
  • Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Concord Quarterly Meeting of Friends

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Collection Inventory

Men's Meeting and Joint

Biographical / Historical: Official records of proceedings kept for all Quaker business meetings. Only Quakers could participate. Beginning at the end of the 19th century, men and women ceased to hold separate quarterly meetings, meeting instead in joint session.

Minutes, 1684-1813

Physical Description: 2 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.1-1.2

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the pre-Separation men's meeting, 1.1 1683/4-1767 & 1.2 1768-1813. Volume 1684-1767 begun in 1709.

General Note: The meeting's name was changed from Chester Quarterly Meeting to Concord Quarterly Meeting in 1800 8mo12.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph 448
  • Haverford: Film 7
Minutes [copy], 1684-1827

Physical Description: 2 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.3-1.4

Scope and Contents: Manuscript copies of the minutes of the men's meeting, 1683/4 12mo4-1827 9mo3. Copied by direction of the Hicksite meeting, 1863-1865. Volumes as follows: 1.3 1684-1813, 1.4 1813-1827.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes [rough], 1687-1817

Physical Description: 6 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.5-1.10

Scope and Contents: Rough copy of minutes of Concord Quarterly Meeting, 1687-1817. Includes the following years: 1.5 1687-1709, 1.6 1715-1733, 1.7 1774-1782, 1.8 1794-1798, 1.9 1798-1807, 1.10 1813-1817.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1813-1955

Physical Description: 7 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.11-1.17

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the Hicksite meeting, 1813-1955. Included are: minutes of the pre-Separation men's meeting, 1813-1827; minutes of the Hicksite men's meeting, 1827-1895; minutes of men's and women's joint sessions, 1896-1955. Also included are financial reports and minutes of joint sessions of the two Concord Quarterly meetings. [v.1.11] 1813-1881 -- [v.1.12] 1881-1917 -- [v.1.13] 1918-1929 -- [v.1.14] 1930-1939 -- [v.1.15] 1940-1945 -- [v.1.16] 1946-1950 -- [v.1.17] 1951-1955.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph 132 (1813-1881)
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes [rough], 1824-1831

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.25

Scope and Contents: Transferred from RG5/040 Ferris Family Papers om 2012.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1827-1889

Physical Description: 1 vol. (563 p.)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.01.001 (1250/I3.12)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph135
  • Haverford: Film 8*
Minutes, 1890-1915

Physical Description: 1 vol. (302 p.)>

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.01.002 (1250/I3.13)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph135
  • Haverford: Film 8*
Minutes, 1916-1923

Physical Description: 1 vol. (188 p.)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.01.003 (1250/I3.14)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph135
  • Haverford: Film 8*
Minutes, 1923-1940

Physical Description: 1 vol. (358 p.)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.01.004 (1250/I3.15)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph136
  • Haverford: Film 9*
Minutes, 1940-1951

Physical Description: 1 vol. (302 p.)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.01.005 (1250/I3.16)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph136
  • Haverford: Film 9*
Minutes [rough], 1875-1883

Physical Description: 1 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.18

Scope and Contents: Rough copy of minutes, 1875 5mo27-1883 5mo1.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1952-1970

Physical Description: 2 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox/United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.19-1.20

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the United quarterly meeting, 1955-1970. Also includes minutes of the Orthodox quarterly meeting, 1952-1955. v.1.19 1952-1961 -- v.1.20 1962-1970.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1970-1976 2mo

Physical Description: 1 vol. + 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.23-1.24

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1976-1985

Physical Description: 1 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.21

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the United quarterly meeting, 1976-1985.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1988-1989/1992-1998

Physical Description: 1 binder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.22

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the United quarterly meeting, 1988-89 and 1992-98. Also includes miscellaneous papers, 1999.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1993-2002

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.28

General Note: Missing some minutes.

Minutes, 2002-2014

Physical Description: 2 folders

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.26-1.27

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 2015-2016

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 1.29

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Women's Meeting

Minutes, 1695-1803

Physical Description: 1 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 2.1

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the pre-Separation women's meeting, 1695 9mo4-1803 11mo15. Includes accounts, 1714-1718. Book begins in 1715.

General Note: Meeting's name changed to Concord Quarterly Meeting from Chester Quarterly Meeting in 1800 8mo.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph 136
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1804-1866

Physical Description: 1 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 2.2

General Note: Minutes of the Orthodox women's meeting, 1827-1866. Also included are: pre- Separation women's minutes, 1804-1827. Minutes for 1820-1822 missing. For those minutes see rough draft, 1817- 1822.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph 137
  • Haverford: Film 10*
Minutes [rough], 1817-1822

Physical Description: 1 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 2.3

Scope and Contents: Rough copy of women's minutes, 1817 5mo13-1822 11mo12.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: pp. 32-61 with minutes, 1804-1866: MR- Ph 137
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes [rough], 1823-1832

Physical Description: 2 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 2.4-2.5

Scope and Contents: Rough copies of minutes of the Orthodox women's meeting, 1827-1832. Also includes rough copies of minutes of the pre-Separation women's meeting, 1823-1827. Volumes as follows: 2.4 1823-1828, 2.5 1828-1832

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1827-1895

Physical Description: 2 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 2.6-2.7

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the Hicksite Women's Meeting, 1827 11mo13-1895 10mo29. [v.2.6] 1827-1871 -- [v.2.7] 1872-1895.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: 1827-1871: MR-Ph 132
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1866-1919

Physical Description: 1 vol. (395 p.)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.02.001 (1250/I3.17)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph137
  • Haverford: Film 10*

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Worship and Ministry and its predecessors

Biographical / Historical: Committee which had care of the spiritual welfare of the meeting, particularly the meeting for worship. Ministry and Counsel committees were established in 1918 by Hicksite meetings, which no longer designated members as ministers or elders. The predecessor of Ministry and Counsel was the Quarterly Meeting of Ministers and Elders.

Account of the time ministers and elders were accepted as such in Concord Quarterly Meeting of Ministers and Elders from its first establishment, 1820

Physical Description: 1 volume

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/Ph/W57 3.1

Scope and Contents: Notebook with a list of the names of the ministers and elders in Concord Quarterly Meeting from 1701, the dates on which they were appointed, and the name of the monthly meeting in which they held membership, ca. 1820.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Membership, 1701-1818

Physical Description: 12 sheets (folded into book form)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 3.2

Scope and Contents: List of ministers and elders approved by the Quarterly Meeting, 1701-1818 11mo.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1701-1812

Physical Description: 2 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 3.3-3.4

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the pre-Separation Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1701 9mo22- 1812 11mo9.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph 137
  • Haverford: Film 10*
Minutes [copy], 1813-1827

Physical Description: 1 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 3.5

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph 137
  • Haverford: Film 10*
Minutes, 1813-1933

Physical Description: 1 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 3.6

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the Meeting of Ministry and Counsel (Hicksite) and its predecessors, 1813-1933. Name changed from Ministry and Elders to Ministry and Counsel in 1918.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph137
  • Haverford: Film 10*
Minutes [rough], 1865-1898

Physical Description: 2 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 3.7-3.8

Scope and Contents: Rough copies of minutes of the Hicksite Quarterly Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1865-1880 and 1880-1898. Volume for 1880-1898 contains a list of elders, inscribed in back of book in opposite direction to minutes. [v.3.7] 1865-1880 -- [v.3.8] 1880-1898.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph 133
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1827-1851

Physical Description: 1 booklet (122 p.)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.03.001 (1250/I3.18)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph134
  • Haverford: Film 11*
Minutes, 1852-1878

Physical Description: 1 booklet (123 p.)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.03.002 (1250/I3.19)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph134
  • Haverford: Film 11*
Minutes, 1878-1923

Physical Description: 1 vol. (450 p.)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.03.003 (1250/I3.20)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph134
  • Haverford: Film 11*
Minutes, 1924-1955

Physical Description: 1 vol. (221 p.)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.03.004 (1250/I3.21)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph134
  • Haverford: Film 11*
Minutes, 1940-1955

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite/United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 3.9

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the Worship and Ministry Meeting, 1954-1955, and its predecessor the Ministry and Counsel Meeting, 1940-1954. Also included are minutes of joint sessions of the two Concord Quarterly Meetings on Worship and Ministry.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1955-1969

Physical Description: 1 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 3.10

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the United quarterly meeting on Worship and Ministry, 1955-1969.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Miscellaneous papers, 1951-1955

Physical Description: 6 folders (ca. 70 items) (in envelope)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite/O/United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 3.11

Scope and Contents: Includes: annual reports received from monthly meetings of ministry and counsel, 1951-1953; annual reports received from monthly meetings of worship and ministry, 1954; miscellaneous papers, 1951-1954; papers relating to the union of Concord Quarterly Meeting of Ministry and Counsel (Hicksite) and Concord Quarterly Meeting of Ministers and Elders (Orthodox), 1953-1955; queries and answers, 1954-1955.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Travelling certificates, 1958-1959

Physical Description: 3 items (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 3.12

Scope and Contents: Letters endorsing Charles W. Palmer, a minister, who visited Monteverde Monthly Meeting in Monteverde, Costa Rica, 1958-1959.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Visiting minutes, 1892-1905

Physical Description: 20 items (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 3.13

Scope and Contents: Visiting minutes for the following persons: Esther Fowler, 1895 and 1897; Jonathan E. Rhoads, 1892, 1895, 1903 and 1905; Thomas Whitson, 1903.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

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Financial Records

Treasurer's book, 1888-1929

Physical Description: 1 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 4.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Treasurer's book, 1914-1961

Physical Description: 1 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox/United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 4.1

Scope and Contents: Account book also contains entries of the Orthodox Quarterly Meeting, 1914- 1955.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Miscellaneous Finance Committee records, 1974-1999

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 4.5

Miscellaneous correspondence between Wilmington Monthly Meeting and Concord Quarterly Meeting concerning tuition, 1994-1996

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 4.3

Miscellaneous correspondence about tax-exempt status, 1985-2000

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 4.4

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Committees

Circular Meetings Committee

Minutes, 1895-1925

Physical Description: 2 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.1-5.2

Scope and Contents: . [v.5.1]1895-1903 -- [v.5.2]1903-1925.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Miscellaneous papers, 1883-1912

Physical Description: 13 items (in envelope)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.3

Scope and Contents: Includes: correspondence, individual minutes, etc. pertaining to the committee.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

Committee for the Extension of Christian Fundamentals

Minutes, 1921-1936

Physical Description: 2 folders

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.4, 5.9

Scope and Contents: Minutes of the Committee, 1921-1936. Also included are miscellaneous papers, 1923-1936, relating to the minutes. Volumes as follows: 5.4 Vol.1, 5.9 Vol.2

General Note: Papers in fragile condition. Many photocopied, few mended and dated where needed.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

Concord First-day School Union

Minutes, 1883-1946

Physical Description: 3 v. + 39 items (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.5-5.8

Scope and Contents: [v.5.5] 1883-1904 -- [v.5.6] 1904-1913 -- [v.5.7] 1914-1921 -- [5.8] 1922-1946 (in folder).

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Miscellaneous papers, 1870-1910

Physical Description: 265 items in 18 folders (in box)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.27-5.44

Scope and Contents: Reports of monthly meetings, First-day School programs, and other pertinent papers, 1870-1910.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Miscellaneous Papers, 1926-1954

Physical Description: 43 items (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.10

Scope and Contents: Includes: statistical reports, 1926-1936 (with some data for 1937); programs, 1932-1938; correspondence, 1939 and 1954; list of superintendents and teachers, 1945.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Treasurer's account books, 1897-1954

Physical Description: 2 v. + 9 items (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.11-5.13

Scope and Contents: Account books, 1897-1945 & 1944-1954, and miscellaneous treasurer's correspondence, 1953-1954, of the Concord First Day School Union.

General Note: The Concord First Day School Union ceased to meet in 1948, and the balance of its funds were transferred to the Religious Education Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

Concord Guest House

Account Book & Correspodence, 1919-1920

Physical Description: 1 volume

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: HC.PhQ.C690.04.001 (1250/I3.22)

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

Coordinator Program

Miscellaneous Coordinator Program financial records, 1975-1978

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.45

Educational Committee

Minutes, 1921-1938

Physical Description: 2 v.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.14-5.15

Scope and Contents: Minute books of the Educational Committee of Chester Quarterly Meeting (Orthodox), [5.14] 1921-1934 and [5.15] 1937-1938.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Miscellaneous papers, 1928-1936

Physical Description: 16 items (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.16

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

Friends Boarding Home, Board of Managers

Miscellaneous papers, 1954-1960

Physical Description: ca. 30 items (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.17

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

Joint Committee approved by both Concord Quarterly Meetings for Promotion of Intervisitation and Other Friendly Activities

Minutes, 1945-1954

Physical Description: 27 items (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.18

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

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Lunch Committee

Records, 1939-1955

Physical Description: 3 vols

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.19-5.21

Scope and Contents: Records of the Lunch Committee of Concord Quarterly Meeting (Orthodox), 1939-46, and of the joint Quarterly Meeting, 1947-55. includes minutes, 1939-46 & 1947-55 as well as a checkbook. Volumes as follows: 5.19 1939-46, 5.20 1947-55, 5.21 checkbook.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

Nominating Committee

Minutes, 1912-1954

Physical Description: 1 v. + 14 sheets (in envelope)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.22-5.23

Scope and Contents: [5.22] 1912-1949 -- [5.23] 1949-1954.

Microfilm availability:

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  • Haverford: No Film
Reports, 1961-1972

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.24

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

Planning Committee

Minutes, 2005 5mo-2016 10mo

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.46

Social Concerns Committee

Quarterly Meeting of Friends. . Papers concerning race relations, 1960-1972

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.25

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

Visiting Committees

Minutes, 1911-1913

Physical Description: 22 sheets (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 5.26

General Note: Typescript.

Microfilm availability:

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Miscellaneous

Papers related to division of Quarterly Meeting, 1822-1824

Physical Description: 2 items (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 6.2

Scope and Contents: Report of committee to consider formation of new Quarterly Meeting called Darby Quarterly Meeting, 1822, with the report of the special Philadelphia Yearly Meeting committee which declined to divide Concord Quarterly Meeting, 1824.

Microfilm availability:

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  • Haverford: No Film
Correspondence-Clerk, 1867-1881

Physical Description: 1 folder (9 items)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: 1250/I3.21.1

Microfilm availability:

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  • Haverford: No Film
Correspondence-Clerk, 1892

Physical Description: 1 folder (1 item)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: 1250/I3.11.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Papers, 1903-1919

Physical Description: 1 folder (5 items)

Physical Location: Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Orthodox

Call Number: 1250/I3.16.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
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Clerk's papers, 1958-1960

Physical Description: 42 items (in folder)

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 6.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1973-2002

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 6.6

Newsletters, 1973-2002

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 6.5

Concord Quarterly News, 2005-2014

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/C69 6.3, 6.4

Microfilm availability:

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