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Friends Circle (Baltimore, Md.)


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the 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

Friends Circle, a Hicksite Quaker study and social group, was established in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1884, to discuss topics of mutual interest. Originally the Circle met in the homes of members, but after the Park Avenue meeting house opened in March 1889, the meeting house library became the regular location.

The collection contains four volumes of bound minutes, 1884-1885, 1885-1888, 1888-1894, 1894-1896.

Donor: Baltimore Monthly Meeting

The collection was deposited by Baltimore Monthly Meeting and later catalogued separately in Record Group 4.

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Friends Historical Library believes all of the items in this collection to be in the Public Domain in the United States, and is not aware of any restrictions on their use. However, the user is responsible for making a final determination of copyright status before reproducing. See

Collection Inventory

Minutes, 1884-1885.
Box 1
Minutes, 1885-1888.
Box 1
Minutes, 1888-1894.
Box 1
Minutes, 1894-1896.
Box 1

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