Oxford Preparative Meeting Records
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Friends began meeting in Oxford in 1876, indulged by Pennsgrove and Nottingham. A First-day school was organized at about the same time. Oxford Preparative Meeting was established in 1883, under Nottingham Monthly Meeting. In 1927, the preparative meeting was laid down.
Records of Oxford Preparative Meeting, 1878-1927. Includes minutes 1883-1927, First-day school minutes 1878-1904.
Divided into series: 1.Minutes; 2.Miscellaneous.
Volume 1.1 includes a "History of Oxford Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends from its inception 4th of 6th mo 1876 to 5th mo 1st 1910." Volume 6.1 includes minutes from the Preparative Meeting in 1883 and 1884.
Also available in microfilm, for use in the Library only: MR-B189.
Deposit, Baltimore Yearly Meeting.
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Begins with: "History of Oxford Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends from its inception 4th of 6th month 1876 to 5th mo 1st 1910." Followed by the minutes. Includes loose leaf of the treasurers report 12/7/1924.
Available on microfilm in the following location:
- Swarthmore: Microfilm MR-B189
1 vol.; 35.5 cmMaterial Specific Details
Affiliation: HicksitePhysical Location
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Includes: At back, the minutes of the Preparative Meeting, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 mo 1883 and 2 mo 1884; Attendence 1880, 1885, 1886 (more -nd); Notes in book: "This having the record of the meeting of friends in Oxford, the person having it in charge is requested to carefully preserve it when done with it please to return it to the meeting" "There is another small book containing minutes of first day school prior to the date 3 mo 1878."Physical Description
1 vol.; 31.5 cmMaterial Specific Details
1 vol.; 19cmMaterial Specific Details