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:
Westfield Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Cinnaminson, N.J.)
Title:
Westfield Monthly Meeting Records
ID:
QM/Ph/W478
Date [bulk]:
1921-2015
Physical Description:
6 Linear Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Records entirely in English

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Biographical / Historical

Westfield Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was established as Westfield Monthly Meeting in 1920 by Haddonfield Quarterly Meeting. Its first business session was held in 1921. It became a united monthly meeting in 1950 by affiliation with Haddonfield and Salem Quarterly Meeting (Orthodox). Westfield is currently an active monthly meeting

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Scope and Contents

Records include: Hicksite and United minutes, 1921-[ongoing].

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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 -- Burlington County
  • Westfield Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Cinnaminson, N.J.) -- Archives

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Collection Inventory

Business Meeting

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.

Minutes, 1921-1975 and 1986-1991

Physical Description: 6 v. + 6 folders (in box) ; 6 linear ft

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite/United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/W478 1.1-1.7

Scope and Contents: Minute books of the monthly meeting since 1921. Included are: minutes of the Hicksite monthly meeting, 1921-1950 and minutes of the united meeting, 1950-1975 & 1986-1991. Volumes for 1929-1941, 1941-1948, and 1948-1955 also include annual minutes of Westfield Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) for the years 1931-1940, 1941-1947, and 1948-1949, respectively

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

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Finance and Property

Burial Ground Survey, 2014

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation:United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/W478 3.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore:No Film
  • Haverford:No Film

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Miscellaneous

Newsletter, 2002-2003

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/W478 2.1

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Bulletin, 1956-1981

Physical Description: 1 folder

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: United

Call Number: RG2/Ph/W478 2.2-2.4

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

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