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Guide to the Records of the Children's Aid Society
1836-2006 (bulk 1853-1947)
 MS 111

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400


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Collection processed by Cherie Acierno and Alegria Barclay (2009), Larry Weimer (2018)

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Subject Names

  • Baxter, Helen
  • Brace, Charles Loring, 1826-1890
  • Brace, Charles Loring, 1855-1938
  • Brace, Robert N.
  • Clarke, H.D.
  • Cole, Helen
  • Comstock, Clara
  • Conklin, Charles
  • Friedgen, Henry
  • Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940
  • Holste, L.W.
  • Huck, Arthur
  • Johnson, Nora Phillips
  • Lovejoy, Owen R. (Owen Reed), 1866-1961
  • Macy, Jared
  • Neill, R.D.
  • Osborn, Wm. Church (William Church), 1862-1951
  • Remer, Victor, 1919-1998
  • Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944
  • Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
  • Wendell, Evert Jansen, 1860-1917
  • Weygandt, Lillian J.

Document Type

  • Account books
  • Announcements
  • Annual reports.
  • Architectural drawings (visual works)
  • Bankbooks
  • Broadsides
  • Cookbooks
  • Certificates.
  • Certificates of incorporation
  • Correspondence.
  • Deeds.
  • Diaries.
  • Drafts (documents)
  • Ephemera
  • Financial records
  • Insurance policies
  • Invitations
  • Leases
  • Ledgers (account books)
  • Memoirs
  • Minutes
  • Pamphlets
  • Photograph albums.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Postcards
  • Press releases
  • Programs (documents)
  • Radio scripts
  • Registers (lists)
  • Report cards
  • Reports
  • Speeches
  • Tintypes (prints)
  • Visitors' books

Subject Organizations

  • Children's Aid Society (New York, N.Y.) -- Archives
  • Five Points House of Industry
  • Junior League of the City of New York
  • Newsboys' Lodging House

Subject Topics

  • Abandoned children -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Adoptees -- United States
  • Adoption -- United States
  • African American children
  • Agricultural education -- United States
  • Boys -- Societies and clubs -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Camps -- United States -- History
  • Charities -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Child labor -- United States
  • Children -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
  • Children -- United States -- History
  • Children with disabilities -- Education -- United States -- History
  • Community centers -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- United States
  • Foster children -- United States -- History
  • Fresh-air charity -- United States
  • Fund raising -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
  • Homeless youth -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Hospitals, Convalescent -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Immigrant children -- United States -- History
  • Immigrants -- United States -- History -- 19th century
  • Kindergarten -- United States -- History
  • Lodging-houses -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Nursery schools -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
  • Nutrition -- United States -- History
  • Orphan trains
  • Orphans -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Paperboys -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Pioneer children -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
  • Shelters for the homeless -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
  • Social service -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Social work administration -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Social work with children -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
  • Social work with youth -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
  • Urban-rural migration -- United States
  • Vocational education -- United States
  • Youth -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
  • Youth -- United States -- History

Subject Places

  • Bath Beach (New York, N.Y.)
  • Chappaqua (N.Y.)
  • Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
  • New Hamburg (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
  • Valhalla (N.Y.)