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Guide to the Kings County Almshouse questionnaire 1978.020

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 17, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kings County Almshouse.
Title: Kings County Almshouse questionnaire
Dates: 1865
Abstract: The Kings County Almshouse was established in 1830. Included is a questionnaire answered by Almshouse officials with statistics on the institution for the year 1864, including land acreage and buildings, name of the authority in charge (the Board of Superintendents for the Poor), the number of inmates in residence at the Almshouse (including children), and yearly maintenance costs.
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0077
Call Phrase: 1978.020
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.