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Archives & Manuscripts

Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-018

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the records of the Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing, 1829-1978. It contains correspondence, minutes, reports, membership lists, financial and legal documents.

Dates

  • 1829-1978

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

The Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing was a Quaker charity founded in 1828 to distribute clothing and provide other assistance to the sick and poor of Philadelphia. It went out of existence in 1975.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (8 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

The Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing was a Quaker charity founded in 1828 to distribute clothing and provide other assistance to the sick and poor of Philadelphia. It went out of existence in 1975.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into 9 series. The series are:
  1. History
  2. Legal Papers
  3. Minutes
  4. Annual Reports
  5. Financial Records
  6. Record of Relief Activities
  7. Correspondence
  8. Miscellaneous Papers
  9. Memorabilia
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Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dorothy Hallowell, 1974

Gift of Dorothy Hallowell, Hannah Trescott, June Hallowell, 1982

Gift of Eleanor Zendt, 1990

Separated Materials

FHL Relics, #381
Title
An Inventory of the Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing Records, 1829-1978
Author
FHL staff
Date
2000
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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