Held at: Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]
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Overview and metadata sections
A meeting for worship known as "Robins' Meeting" was organized in this area ca. 1738 under Chesterfield Monthly Meeting. By 1775, it was an established meeting under the care of Chesterfield Preparative Meeting. In 1804, Robins' Meeting became East Branch Meeting. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1833, and its members were attached to Chesterfield Preparative Meeting (Orthodox). The meeting for worship was discontinued in 1835. The Hicksite preparative meeting was discontinued in 1858; its members were transferred to Chesterfield Preparative Meeting (Hicksite). An indulged meeting at East Branch was held until 1870. Appointed meetings were held there until 1904.
- Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.
- Use Restrictions
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.
Available on microfilm in the following location(s):
- Swarthmore: No Film
- Haverford: No Film
1 volumeMaterial Specific Details
Affiliation: HicksitePhysical Location
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