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Found 7 collections related to Public welfare -- New York (State) -- New York

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New York Puerto Rican Scholarship Fund
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2192
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence of the executive secretary, Manuel Cabranes, with Puerto Ricans applying for scholarship aid; letters of recommendation from high school teachers and others; completed applications; and transcripts of... 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
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
Community Council of Greater New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 618
23.6 linear feet (52 boxes, 10 volumes)
The Community Council of Greater New York was a city-wide voluntary organization of public and private agencies that provided social services to New York City residents. The collection holds clippings, correspondence, memorandums, minutes,... more
Hodson, William, 1891-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1410
13 linear feet (13 boxes)
William Hodson (1891-1943) was a social welfare administrator in Minnesota and New York City. In Minnesota he was instrumental in establishing the laws that became Minnesota's children's code. He moved to New York City in 1922 and joined the... more
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