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Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor Minute Book, 1828-1844

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Date created 1828-01-01 – 1844-01-01
Creators Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing
Description Minutes of the weekly meetings of the Association, usually including brief statements from the treasurer, assignments to committees, details on the number of garments made, etc. Includes the resolutions passed at the founding of the organization in 1828. The minutes span pages 1-111; the book also includes a list of members through 1855 (pages 125-129), a list of subscribers (pages 133-136), yearly indices of the families assisted (pages 145-254), and a list of women who applied for membership in the Association (page 255). Leaves 19/20, 31/32, 37/38, 39/40, 49/50, 51/52, 53/54 are missing; pages 112-119, 123-124, 130-132, 137-144, 156, 165 are blank and were not scanned. The text on page 155 is upside down in comparison to the rest of the book.
Size 229 pages
Type text
Subjects Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing | Charities | Minutes (Records) | Women--Charities | Clothing and dress | Poor women--Employment | Poor women--Services for
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing Records, SFHL-RG4-018, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00180632. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/.