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Archives & Manuscripts

Dorcassian Society of Burlington records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-008

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one volume of minutes and attendence lists from 1843 - 1860. The minutes describe the work of the organization, including reports from their relief work and financial reports.

Dates

  • 1843-1860

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Historical note

The Dorcassian Society of Burlington, New Jersey also referred to itself as the Burlington Dorcassian Society, the Dorcas Society, and D.S. It was founded in 1839, and appears to have dissolved at the end of the minute book, in 1860. The mission of the Dorcassion Society was to provide relief work to the poor, in particular clothing.

Extent

0.042 Linear Feet

Language

English

Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Egbert S. Cary, Sr.

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A Crauderueff; completed November 2015.

Creator

Title
Dorcassian Society of Burlington records, 1843-1860
Author
Mary A Crauderueff
Date
November 2015
Description rules
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Language of description
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Script of description
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Language of description note
English

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