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Guide to the Victor Remer Historical Archives 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
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Collection processed by Cherie Acierno and Alegria Barclay (2009), Larry Weimer (2018-19)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 03, 2019
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Series I - Minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1853-1963, 1966-1970

Arrangement

This series is divided into two subseries:

I.1 contains Minutes of the Board of Trustees 1853-1963 and 1966-1970, in bound volumes, arranged chronologically.

I.2 contains unbound material related to board meetings, in folders arranged chronologically.

Subseries I.1 - Minutes of the Board of Trustees - Volumes, 1853-1963, 1966-1970

Scope and Contents

This subseries consists of Minutes of the Board of Trustees 1853-1970 (except for years mid-1963 through 1965, which are missing), bound in volumes, arranged chronologically. The first volume in the series briefly chronicles annual meetings 1854-1894. The following volumes contain the minutes of all meetings of the Board of Trustees, including annual meetings, monthly meetings, and special meetings 1853-June 1963 and 1966-1970. A volume of Minutes 1869-1879 from the Finance Committee, a subcommittee of the Board, is interfiled chronologically with the other board minutes. There is some duplication of information in volumes 3-5.

Processing Information

Volumes 574-578 (minutes for October 1951 and after) were added to the collection by archivist Larry Weimer in July 2018.

Container 1     Title Date
Volume: 1 Annual Meetings
1854-1894
Volume: 2 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1853-1861
Volume: 3 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1861-1865
Volume: 4 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1861-1873
Volume: 5 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1866-1879
Volume: 6 Minutes of the Finance Committee
1869-1879
Volume: 7 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1879-1895
Volume: 8 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1895-1907
Volume: 9 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1907-1914
Volume: 10 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1914-1921
Volume: 11 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1921-1929
Volume: 12 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1929-1935
Volume: 13 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1936-1940
Volume: 14 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1941-1945
Volume: 15 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
1946-1951
Volume: 574 Minutes of the Board of Trustees. 1951 Oct-1957 Feb
1951-1957
Volume: 575 Minutes of the Board of Trustees. 1957 March-1960 Nov
1957-1960
Volume: 576 Minutes of the Board of Trustees. 1960 Dec-1963 June
1960-1963
Volume: 577 Minutes of the Board of Trustees. 1966 Jan-1968 May
1966-1968
Volume: 578 Minutes of the Board of Trustees. 1968 Oct-1970 Dec
1968-1970

Subseries I.2 - Board Meeting Notes and Unbound Minutes, 1853-1896, undated

Scope and Contents

This subseries consists of 5 folders of unbound materials related to board meetings from 1853-1896, and undated.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Page from 8 February 1853 Minutes
1853 February 8
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Minutes
1853 February 8-1854 February 20
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Board Meeting Notes
1874
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Agenda for Board Meeting
1889 May 15
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Board Meeting Notes
1896, undated

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