New York (N.Y.). Department of Public Welfare


Existence: 1920 - 1938

Almshouse ledgers collection

Collection REC-0008
Abstract: The records of the Almshouse Ledger Collection represent the activities of the institutions under the purview of various city departments on Blackwell’s Island. Records in this collection date from 1758 to 1952, with the bulk of the records falling between 1832 and 1925. This collection represents a comprehensive, yet incomplete collection of materials produced by each department overseeing the Almshouses and their related entities. These records document the social service, cultural, medical...
Dates: 1758-1952

Annual reports, proceedings, and other publications mostly regarding health and hospitals from 1885 to 1938

Accession ACC-1964-030
Dates: 1885-1938

Camp La Guardia building plans for 1929 to 1972

Accession ACC-2001-012
Dates: 1929-1972

Camp LaGuardia architectural drawings for 1935 to 1943

Accession ACC-1994-050
Dates: 1935-1943

Department of Public Welfare, 1909-1937

Series VI
Scope and Contents: This series contains ledgers pertaining to Admissions, Discharges and Deaths, Census records, and Inmate personal and financial information, as well as hospital registers. Requisitions, Inventory and Distribution ledgers are strong as are Admissions records. These Requisition, Inventory and Distribution ledgers contain information relating to bills and payments for the hospitals on the island. Contained in the Inmate Personal and Financial Property ledgers are monetary amounts surrendered by...
Dates: 1909-1937

Department of Public Welfare case files for 1923 to 1960

Accession ACC-1990-002
Dates: 1923-1960

Department of Public Welfare public solicitation closed cases from 1930 to 1976

Accession ACC-1990-003
Dates: 1930-1976