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Little Falls Monthly Meeting Records

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This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Little Falls Monthly Meeting was established in 8mo 1815 by Baltimore Quarterly Meeting. The meeting first met in 9mo 1815 and included members from Little Falls and Forest Meetings. During the Separation of 1828, the meeting affiliated with the Hicksite branch of Friends.

Includes men's and joint minutes 1815-2019, women's minutes 1815-1899, vital records 1738-1881 and 2012, and Ministers and Elders minutes 1815-1964. Also includes some 21st-century miscellaneous reports deposited by the YM Office.

Divided into series: 1.Men's and Joint Minutes; 2.Women's Minutes; 3.Vital Records; 4.Ministers & Elders.

See GEN. MSS Brown, Kirk, compiler for partial abstract of Births and Deaths. Vol. 1.5 includes sketch of property of Little Falls Monthly Meeting. Vol. 1.7 includes queries to be answered and miscellaneous correspondence. Vol. 1.9 includes statements of meeting and cemetery funds, answers to queries, memoir of Florence Alma Clark (1948), and misc. committee reports, financial papers, and correspondence. Vol 1.10 includes articles of incorporation. Vol. 3.1 includes births and deaths. Vol. 3.4 includes births, deaths, marriages, and removals.

Also available in microfilm, for use in the Library only: MR-B, 103, 159, 165-168, 170.

Deposit. Digital records from the 2010s deposited by Wayne Finegar, General Secretary of Baltimore Yearly Meeting, in 2020.

Publisher
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Finding Aid Date
2005
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy. Digital files are accessible to TriCollege accounts or on-campus users.

Collection Inventory

RG2/B/L584 1.1. Minutes, 1815-1834.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B166
Physical Description

1 vol.; 32 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.2. Minutes, 1834-1851.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B166
Physical Description

1 vol.; 31 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.3. Minutes, 1851-1866.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B166
Physical Description

1 vol.; 33 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.4. Minutes, 1866-1879.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B167
Physical Description

1 vol.; 33.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.5. Minutes, 1880-1899.
Scope and Contents

Includes sketch of property of Little Falls Monthly Meeting (loose sheet, front of volume).

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B167
Physical Description

1 vol.; 33 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.6. Minutes, 1899-1911.
Scope and Contents

Title page marked: "Minutes of the Proceedings of Little Falls Monthly Meeting of Friends."

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B168
Physical Description

1 vol.; 32 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.7. Minutes, 1911-1924.
Scope and Contents

Include queries to be answered and misc. correspondence (loose sheets, front of volume).

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B168
Physical Description

1 vol.; 35 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.8. Minutes, 1924-1937.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B168
Physical Description

1 vol.; 32.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.9. Minutes, 1937-1953.
Scope and Contents

Includes statements of meeting and cemetery funds (1942 - 1945), answers to queries, memoir of Florence Alma Clark (1948), and misc. committee reports, financial papers, and correspondence (loose sheets).

Physical Description

1 vol.; 32.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.10. Minutes, 1953-1958.
Scope and Contents

Includes articles of incorporation (Little Falls Monthly Meeting, Forest Monthly Meeting, Sharon Monthly Meeting).

Physical Description

1 vol.; 32.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.11. Minutes, 1959-1979.
Scope and Contents

Title page marked: "Little Falls Monthly Meeting of Friends Minutes May 31, 1959 - September 30, 1979."

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B159
Physical Description

1 vol.; 29.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite/United

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.12. Minutes, 1979-1996.
Physical Description

1 vol.; 29.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: United

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 1.13-1.14. Minutes, 1999 8mo-2014.
Physical Description

2 folders

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: United

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584. Minutes (digital), 2015-2109.
Physical Description

44 PDF files

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 2.1. Minutes, 1815-1824.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B166
Physical Description

1 vol.; 23.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 2.2. Minutes, 1824-1836.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B166
Physical Description

1 vol.; 19.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 2.3. Minutes, 1836-1846.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B166
Physical Description

1 vol.; 19.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 2.4. Minutes, 1846-1862.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B166
Physical Description

1 vol.; 20 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 2.5. Minutes, 1871-1881.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B167
Physical Description

1 vol.; 26.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 2.6. Minutes, 1882-1899.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B167
Physical Description

1 vol.; 26.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 3.1. Membership, 1738-1848.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B165
Physical Description

1 vol.; 32 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 3.2. Removals, 1815-1870.
Scope and Contents

Includes removals sent.

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B103
Physical Description

1 vol.; 32 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 3.3. Marriages, 1818-1873.
Scope and Contents

Title page marked: "Little Falls Monthly Meeting Book for Recording Marriage Certificates."

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B103
Physical Description

1 vol.; 23.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 3.4. Membership, 1846-1881.
Scope and Contents

Title page marked: "A List of Members of Little Falls Monthly Meeting 1846." Includes births, deaths, marriages, and removals (some loose sheets).

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B165
Physical Description

1 vol.; 25 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 3.5. Record of Membership, 1885-2006.
Scope and Contents

Index of members, alphabetically arranged, assembled ca.2006.

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: No Film
Physical Description

1 volume

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite/United

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584. Apportionment Questionnaire responses and community statistics to BYM (digital), 2011-2012.
Physical Description

2 PDF files

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 4.1. Minutes, 1815-1848.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B 170
Physical Description

1 vol.; 20.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-Separation/Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 4.2. Minutes, 1849-1862.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B 170
Physical Description

1 vol.; 19.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 4.3. Minutes, 1862-1878.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B 170
Physical Description

1 vol.; 19.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 4.4. Minutes, 1878-1911.
Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in the following location:

  1. Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B 165
Physical Description

1 vol.; 20.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584 4.5. Minutes, 1911-1964.
Scope and Contents

Title changed from Ministers and Elders to Ministry and Counsel in 1913.

Physical Description

1 vol.; 20.5 cm

Material Specific Details

Affiliation: Hicksite

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584. Handbook (digital), 2017.
Physical Description

2 PDF files

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

RG2/B/L584. Spiritual State of the Meeting reports (digital), 2010-2019.
Physical Description

10 PDF files

Physical Location

Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

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