Found 6 collections related to Poor -- New York (State) -- New York

Sunshine Settlement
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2928
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
The records of the Sunshine Settlement of New York City includes financial records (1905-1911) and a meeting attendance register (1901-1910). The Sunshine Settlement was a society formed in 1900 to provide education, health services, and healthful... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3704
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Minutes of meetings concerning New York City charities attended by justices, aldermen, church wardens, and vestrymen (1694-1747). The meeting attendees were charged with the care of the poor, the administration of the Alms House (1736-1747), the... more
Griscom, John, 1774-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1251
.3 linear feet (1 box)
John Griscom (1774-1852) was the first American educator to teach chemistry in 1803. He taught at Queens College (now Rutgers University) from 1812 to 1828 and at Columbia College; organized the New York High School for Boys in 1825; was principal... more
New York (N.Y.). Commissioners of the Alms-House, Bridewell, and Penitentiary
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2185
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Almshouse and Bridewell Commissioners were appointed by New York City Mayor James Duane in 1784 to supervise the two houses and to provide general relief to poor people living outside the houses. Indentures are for minor girls bound out as... more
New York (N.Y.) -- Commissioners of the Alms-House, Bridewell, and Penitentiary
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3705
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Commissioners of the Alms-House and Bridewell were appointed by New York City Mayor James Duane in 1784 to supervise the two houses and to provide general relief to poor people living outside the houses. Minutes of the Commissioners of the... more
Matthews, William Henry, 1873-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1914
.3 linear feet (1 box)
William Henry Matthews (1873-1946) was a social worker in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous papers of Matthews. Correspondence concerns his work as director of the New York Dept. of... more
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