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


Existence: 1938 - 1967

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

Board of Child Welfare annual reports for 1915 to 1920

Accession ACC-1964-127
Dates: 1915-1920

Board of Child Welfare minutes for 1915 to 1941

Accession ACC-1964-125
Dates: 1915-1941

Board of Child Welfare records circa 1915 to 1941

Accession ACC-1964-128
Dates: circa 1915-1941

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

Committee on Families minutes for 1917 to 1937

Accession ACC-1964-126
Dates: 1917-1937

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

Department of Welfare, 1938-1952

Series VII
Scope and Contents: Ledgers in this series are made up primarily of Inmates Personal and Financial Property records. Also included here are Requisition, Inventory and Distribution ledgers and two Accounts ledgers. The Accounts ledgers contain information regarding students and hospital personnel.
Dates: 1938-1952