Robeson Preparative Meeting Records
Held at: Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]
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A meeting for worship at Robeson was established by Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting under Exeter Monthly Meeting in 1740. A preparative meeting was established in 1741. In 1789, the meeting for worship and the preparative meeting became part of Robeson Monthly Meeting. After the Hicksite Separation of 1827, two preparative meetings emerged. The Orthodox preparative meeting was discontinued in 1872; its members were transferred to Caln Preparative Meeting. The Hicksite preparative meeting was discontinued in 1841
Records of Robeson Preparative Meeting, 1792-1898, include: Orthodox men's minutes, 1827-1866; Orthodox women's minutes, 1792-1861.
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Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.
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Minute book of the pre-Separation women's meeting, 1792-1813. Also included is one folder containing rough women's minutes, 1814-1821
Available on microfilm in the following location(s):
- Swarthmore: No Film
- Haverford: No Film
1 v. + 1 folder (.5 linear ft.)Material Specific Details
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