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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
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

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

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Series II - Certificates of Incorporation, Constitution, and other Organizational Records, 1854-1936 (bulk 1854-1899)

Arrangement

Series II contains official documents related to the incorporation, trustees, inventory, and constitution of the Children's Aid Society. It is arranged into 3 small subseries, each arranged chronologically:

II.1 - Founding Documents

II.2 - Annual Certificates

II.3 - Constitution

Subseries II.1 - Founding Documents

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains the first public notice of the CAS, the Certificate of Incorporation from 1854-1855, a transcription of the same from 1871, and certified copies from 1932 of that document and of the 1907 Extension of Purposes.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 6 First Public Announcement of CAS
1853 March
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Certificate of Incorporation - Certified
1854 May 31, 1855 January 10
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Certificate of Incorporation - Transcription
1871
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Certified Copies of 1855 Certificate of Incorporation and 1907 Extension of Purposes
1932

Subseries II.2 - Annual Certificates

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains Annual Certificates of Trustees and Officers, and Inventory of Property, Effects, and Liabilities of the Society, signed by Officers and Trustees and Notarized 1873-1899 (missing '74, 75, '76,'78, '79, '84).

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Annual Certificate of Trustees and Officers, and Inventory of Property, Effects, and Liabilities of the Society
1873
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Annual Certificate of Trustees and Officers, and Inventory of Property, Effects, and Liabilities of the Society, signed by Trustees and Notarized
1877, 1880, 1881
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Annual Certificate of Trustees and Officers, and Inventory of Property, Effects, and Liabilities of the Society, signed by Trustees and Notarized
1882, 1883, 1885
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Annual Certificate of Trustees and Officers, and Inventory of Property, Effects, and Liabilities of the Society, signed by Trustees and Notarized
1886, 1887, 1888
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Annual Certificate of Trustees and Officers, and Inventory of Property, Effects, and Liabilities of the Society, signed by Trustees and Notarized
1889, 1890, 1891
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Annual Certificate of Trustees and Officers, and Inventory of Property, Effects, and Liabilities of the Society, signed by Trustees and Notarized
1892, 1893
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Annual Certificate of Trustees and Officers, and Inventory of Property, Effects, and Liabilities of the Society, signed by Trustees and Notarized
1894, 1895
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Annual Certificate of Trustees and Officers, and Inventory of Property, Effects, and Liabilities of the Society, signed by Trustees and Notarized
1896, 1897
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Annual Certificate of Trustees and Officers, and Inventory of Property, Effects, and Liabilities of the Society, signed by Trustees and Notarized
1898, 1899

Subseries II.3 - Constitution

Scope and Contents

This subseries contains a handwritten draft of constitutional amendments (incomplete), circa 1874, and copies of the Constitution and By-Laws from five years (1883, 1886, 1908, 1927, 1936).

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Handwritten Draft of Constitutional Amendments (incomplete)
circa 1874
Box: 1 Folder : 20 Constitution and By-Laws
1883
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Constitution and By-Laws (2 copies)
1886
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Constitution and By-Laws (2 copies)
1908
Box: 1 Folder : 23 Constitution and By-Laws
1927
Box: 1 Folder : 24 Constitution and By-Laws
1936

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