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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
(212) 873-3400


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 ArchivesSpace on January 25, 2022
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Subject Names

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

Document Type

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

Subject Organizations

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

Subject Topics

  • Charities -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Foster children -- United States -- History.
  • Orphan trains
  • Orphanages -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Orphans -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Social work with children -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
  • Group homes -- New York (State).
  • Women -- Charities -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Women philanthropists -- New York (State).
  • Women in charitable work -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Social work with youth -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
  • Social work administration -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Social service -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Adoption -- United States.
  • Child welfare -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Education -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Fund raising.

Subject Places

  • Farmingdale (N.J.)
  • Hastings on Hudson (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.