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Guide to the Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service records ARC.129

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Collection processed by Patricia Glowinski and Weatherly Stephan

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 31, 2017
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 March 2017  , Last updated by John Zarrillo

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service
Creator: Brooklyn Bureau of Social Service
Creator: Brooklyn Bureau of Charities
Creator: Sheltering Arms Nursery (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn Bureau of Social Services and Children's Aid Society
Creator: Brooklyn Children's Aid Society
Title: Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service records
Dates [inclusive]: 1866-1989
Abstract: The collection contains the records of the Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service and its predecessor organizations, including the Brooklyn Bureau of Social Service Service and Children's Aid Society, the Brooklyn Bureau of Charities, the Brooklyn Childen's Aid Society, and the Sheltering Arms Nursery. The collection comprises sixty five linear feet, includes various types of records (administrative records, housing ledgers, scrapbooks, photographs, audiovisual media, etc.), and spans the years 1866 to 1989. The Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service was a charitable organization with a focus on aiding the impoverished, children, and people with disabilities. The Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service was renamed Brooklyn Community Services in 2010 and continues to operate today.
Quantity: 66.25 Linear Feet in forty boxes, thirty three film canisters, nine wrapped scrapbooks, and one slide binder
Call Phrase: ARC.129
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of 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.