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Guide to the Records of the Travelers Aid Society of New York
1917-1979
  MS 635

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Susan Kriete

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 24, 2021
Description is in English.

Container List

Series VI: Photographs, [1920s-1970s]

Scope and Contents note

This series includes photographs of clients, portraits of board members and donors, and pictures of meetings and fundraising events.

Subseries I: Photographs of clients, [1920s-1970s]

Scope and Contents note

It appears that most of the photographs in this series are posed shots of clients, sometimes with staff, that were intended to be used for promotional purposes. Because the photographs are largely undated, the dates assigned are approximate.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 4 Photographs of clients--children
[1920's-1970's]
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 5 Photographs of clients--elderly
[1930's-1970's]
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 6 Photographs of clients--family
[1920's-1970's]
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 7 Photographs of clients--family
[1920's-1970's]
Offsite-Box: 7 Folder : 8 Photographs of clients with TAS workers
[1930's-1970's]
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 1 Photographs of clients with TAS workers--Service Lounges
1940's
Offsite-Box: 11 Folder : 2 Mock-ups of photographs and other promotional materials (oversized)
[1930's-1960's]

Subseries II: Photographs of TAS executives and events, [1940s-1970s]

Scope and Contents note

This subseries includes photographic portraits of board members and other individuals connected to TAS, as well as photographs of balls, benefits and other fund-raising events. The photographs are largely unidentified and undated; accordingly, the dates assigned are approximate.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 2 Portraits
[1940's-1960's]
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 3 Portraits
[1940's-1960's]
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 4 Portraits
[1940's-1960's]
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 5 Annual Meetings
1940's-1950's
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 6 Campaign Publicity/Celebrity Shots
[1950's]
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 7 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
1920's
Offsite-Box: 8 Folder : 8 Campaign Publicity/USO Lounges
1940's
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 1 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
1940's-1950's
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 2 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1940's-1950's]
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 3 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1940's-1950's]
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 4 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1940's-1950's]
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 5 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1950's]
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 6 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1950's]
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 7 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1950's]
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 8 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1950's-1960's]
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 9 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1950's-1960's]
Offsite-Box: 9 Folder : 10 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1960's]
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 1 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1960's]
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 2 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1960's]
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 3 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1960's]
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 4 Campaign Publicity/Special Events
[1960's]
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 5 Campaign Publicity/Special Events

General note

Includes photographs of the 1961 "Blue Grass Ball" benefits, the 1968 "Great Book Caper" benefit, and the 1970 "Rothschild's Benefit"

1960's-1970's
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 6 "Farewell to the Queen Mary" Benefit (Photographs)
1967 July
Offsite-Box: 10 Folder : 7 "Farewell to the Queen Mary" Benefit (Documents)
1967 July

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