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Archives & Manuscripts

Hollywood Children's Summer Home of Baltimore City

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-079

Scope and Contents

The collection includes minutes, financial records, roll book, and annual reports of the Hollywood Children's Summer Home of Baltimore City.

Dates

  • 1892-1922

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

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 Hollywood Children's Summer Home of Baltimore City was a Quaker association established in 1892 to provide a two-week outing in the countryside for poor chuldren of Baltimore City and vicinity. The home was located in Catonsville, Maryland, and members of the Board of Managers and paid staff cared for the children. It was closed in 1917, due to the proliferation of other fresh air charities in Baltimore. The property was sold to St. Vincent de Paul Society, and proceeds donated to the Hollywood Wing of the Children's Hospital School and to the McKim Free Kindergarten.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

The Hollywood Children's Summer Home of Baltimore City was a Quaker association established in 1892 to provide a two-week outing in the countryside for poor children of Baltimore City and vicinity. It was closed in 1917, due to the proliferation of other fresh air charities in Baltimore. The collection includes minutes, financial records, roll book, and annual reports.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into three series:
  1. Minutes
  2. Financial records
  3. Miscellaneous

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Baltimore Monthly Meeting, 1993
Title
An Inventory of the Hollywood Children's Summer Home of Baltimore City Records, 1892-1922
Author
FHL staff
Date
1999
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
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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