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:
Seaville Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends)
Title:
Seaville Monthly Meeting Records
ID:
QM/Ph/S400
Date [inclusive]:
1950-2007
Physical Description:
3 Linear Feet
Language of the Material:
English

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Biographical / Historical

Seaville Monthly Meeting was established in 1957 by Salem Quarterly Meeting. It developed from a seasonal meeting for worship at Cape May, organized under the care of Salem Quarterly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1931. Seaville is currently an active monthly meeting.

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Scope and Contents

Records include: minutes, 1957-1979; records of former members, 1957-2007, and membership lists, 1957-1972, 1975-1979; and miscellaneous papers, 1950-1967 and 1975-1999.

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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

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 -- New Jersey -- Cape May County
  • Seaville Monthly Meeting (Society 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. It has responsibility for care of members, authorizes removals and marriages, maintains discipline, considers the queries, manages meeting property, fosters social concerns, and reports regularly to the quarterly meeting. Beginning at the end of the 19th century, men and women ceased to hold separate business meetings, meeting instead in joint session.

Minutes,, 1957-1979

Physical Description: 2.5 linear feet

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/S4 1.1-1.4

Scope and Contents: Minute books of Seaville Monthly Meeting as follows: 1957-1968, 1968-1974, 1975-1978, 1979. Vol. for 1969-1974 includes membership list, 1957-1972; vol. for 1975-1978 includes membership list, 1975-1978.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-Ph 583
  • Haverford: No Film

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Vital Records

Membership records,, 1957-2007

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/S4 2.1

Scope and Contents: Records of former members of Seaville Monthly Meeting, 1957-2007.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

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Property

Deeds, indentures, and drawings, (1886-1926 and 1979-1986)

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation:Hicksite/United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/S400 4.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore:No Film
  • Haverford:No Film

General Note: Records 1886-1926 are photocopies.

Other property records, 1986-2003

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation:United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/S400 4.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore:No Film
  • Haverford:No Film
Edna Herdt Estate, 1979-1986 and undated

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation:United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/S400 4.3

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore:No Film
  • Haverford:No Film

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Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous papers,, 1950-1967

Physical Description: ca. 100 items (in 6 folders in box) (.5 linear feet).

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite/United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/S4 3.1

Scope and Contents: Correspondence and other papers concerning membership, 1958-1967; financial and property records, 1950-1966; papers relating to the history of Seaville Meeting put together for the New Jersey Historical Sites Evaluation, 1961; papers pertaining to the Prison Service Committee of Southern New Jersey, 1955-1967; miscellaneous reports, 1950-1967.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Newsletter, 1979-1981/2002-2003 (gaps)

Physical Description: 2 folders

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/S4 3.2-3.3

Scope and Contents: Includes obituaries and other clippings, as well as some wedding vows and programs.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Miscellaneous Papers, 1975-1999

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/S4 3.4

Scope and Contents: Includes photocopies of obituaries and other newspaper clippings.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

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