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Guide to the Records of Graham Windham
1804-2011
 MS 2916

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


© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Phyllis Barr 1992-1994 and 2006-2010, and again by Cherie Acierno 2011. Finding aid written by Phyllis Barr and Cherie Acierno. Machine readable finding aid created by Cherie Acierno in 2011.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 06, 2013
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Subject Names

  • Bethune, Joanna, 1770-1860
  • Graham, Isabella, 1742-1814
  • Hamilton, Elizabeth Schuyler, 1757-1854
  • Lapenn, Joyce

Document Type

  • Annual reports
  • Books
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Contact sheets
  • Diaries
  • Invitations
  • Journals (accounts).
  • Journals (notebooks)
  • Leaflets
  • Ledgers (account books)
  • Memorandums
  • Minutes
  • Negatives
  • Newsletters
  • Newspapers
  • Pamphlets
  • Payroll records
  • Photograph albums
  • Photographs
  • Press releases
  • Printing blocks
  • Programs (documents)
  • Registers (lists)
  • School yearbooks
  • Slides (photographs)

Subject Organizations

  • Graham Home for Children.
  • Graham School.
  • New York Methodist Sunday School Society.
  • Orphan Asylum Society (New York, N.Y.).
  • Protestant Children's Services.
  • Society for the Relief of Half-Orphans and Destitute Children.
  • Society for the Relief of Poor Widows with Small Children.
  • Tuberculosis Preventorium.
  • Windham Child Care.
  • Windham Children's Services.
  • Windham Society for the Care of Boys.

Subject Topics

  • Adoption--United States
  • Charities--New York (State)--New York
  • Child welfare--New York (State)--New York
  • Education--New York (State)--New York
  • Foster children--United States--History
  • Fundraising
  • Group homes--New York (State)
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century
  • Orphan Asylum Society (New York, NY)
  • Orphan trains
  • Orphanages--New York (State)--New York
  • Orphans--New York (State)--New York
  • 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
  • Women in charitable work -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Women philanthropists--New York (State)
  • Women's Charities--New York (State)--New York

Subject Places

  • Farmingdale (N.J.)
  • Hastings on Hudson (N.Y.)