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Guide to the Recreation Rooms and Settlement collection ARC.088

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by James Moske

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 22, 2011
English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 An OCR version of this finding aid was made by Sarah Steele in January 2008. The finding aid was entered into Archivists' Toolkit by Matthew Gorham in June 2009. Further revisions were made by Nicholas Pavlik in September 2010.  , September 7, 2010.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Recreation Rooms and Settlement (New York, N.Y.).
Title: Recreation Rooms and Settlement collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1905-1991
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1953-1991
Abstract: The Recreation Rooms and Settlement collection documents the work of the settlement, originally established to provide educational and recreational opportunities for Jewish immigrant women, from its early years on the Lower East Side of Manhattan through its recent activity in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Canarsie. While material in the collection spans the period 1905 to 1991, the bulk of the records are from the period 1953 to 1991. The collection includes board of directors minutes and appended administrative reports, bylaws, annual reports, program files, executive director correspondence, flyers, news clippings, photographs, fundraising records, budgets, histories, and brochures.
Quantity: 1.67 Linear feet in four manuscript boxes.
Text [Box]: ARC.088 1 of 4
Text [Box]: ARC.088 3 of 4
Text [Box]: ARC.088 2 of 4
Mixed materials [Box]: ARC.088 4 of 4
Call Phrase: ARC.088
Sponsor: Original processing for this collection was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Subsequent processing was funded by the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.