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:
Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends)
Title:
Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting Records
ID:
QM/Ph/L450
Date [inclusive]:
1956-2017
Physical Description:
0.5 Linear Feet
Language of the Material:
English

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Biographical / Historical

Lehigh Valley Meeting began informal meetings about 1930 in Easton, Bethlehem and Allentown. A First Day school was organized in 1948. After meeting in several locations, Lehigh Valley Friends built a meetinghouse on Bath Pike north of Bethlehem in 1961.

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Scope and Contents

Records of Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting, 1956-ongoing. Includes Newsletters, 1956-1981 and 2002-2017 4mo.

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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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Each meeting's records have been placed on deposit, so 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 -- Bethlehem
  • Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends)

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Collection Inventory

Minutes and Newsletter

Newsletter, 1956-1981 & 2002-2004.

Physical Description: 1 box

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/L45 1.1

Scope and Contents: Includes: Calendar & newsletter, 1956-July 1969, Lehigh Valley Friends Meeting Newsletter, Aug. 1969-Oct. 1974, and Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting Newsletter, Nov.1974-1981 & 2002-2004. Minutes of the Meeting for Business are published in the Newsletter.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Newsletter, 2005-2008

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/L45 1.3

General Note: Missing: July 2005, January 2006, August 2006.

Newsletter, 2009-2013

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/L45 1.4

General Note: Missing: July 2011.

Newsletter, 2014-2017

Physical Description: 1 folder

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/L45 1.2

Existence and Location of Originals: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

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