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:
Woolwich Preparative Meeting of Friends (Mullica Hill, N.J.)
Title:
Woolwich Preparative Meeting Records
ID:
QM/Ph/W650
Date [inclusive]:
1834-1929.
Physical Description:
0.50 Linear Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Records entirely in English

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Biographical / Historical

An indulged meeting known as Mullica Hill was established in 1797 by Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting and Woodbury Monthly Meeting. In 1800, the meeting for worship and preparative meeting known as Woolwich were established by Salem Quarterly Meeting under Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting. The Orthodox meeting for worship and preparative meeting were discontinued in 1828. Woolwich Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was established as Mullica Hill Monthly Meeting in 1928 at the time of the dissolution of Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting.

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Scope and Contents

Records of Woolwich Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite), 1834-1929, as follows: men's minutes, 1835-1884 and 1924-1929, and women's minutes, 1834-51, 1851-75, and 1875-84.

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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 -- Gloucester County
  • Woolwich Preparative Meeting of Friends (Mullica Hill, N.J.)

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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, 1835-1884

Physical Description: 1 v. ; 21 cm.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/W65 1.1

Scope and Contents: Men's minutes of Woolwich Preparative Meeting, 1835-1884

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film
Minutes, 1924-1929

Physical Description: 1 volume

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/W65 1.2

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No FIlm
  • Haverford: No Film

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Women's Meeting

Minutes, 1834-1884

Physical Description: 3 v. ; 21 cm.

Physical Location: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Quaker Meeting Note: Affiliation: Hicksite

Call Number: RG2/Ph/W65 2.1-2.3

Scope and Contents: Women's minutes of Woolwich Preparative Meeting of Friends, 1834-51, 1851- 75, and 1875-84.

Microfilm availability:

  • Swarthmore: No Film
  • Haverford: No Film

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