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Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-044

Scope and Contents

This bound volume contains the minutes of the Board of Managers of the Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children, 1859-1907 (gap from 1860-1899).

Dates

  • 1859-1907

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Access is through microfilm (FHL film Org-H).

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

The Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children, an Orthodox Quaker charity which provided shelter and education for black children, was organized in 1854 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Home was incorporated in 1860. By the end of the 19th century, the organization's primary function was providing financial support for other educational and shelter programs for black youths, including The Shelter (Association for the Care of Colored Orphans).

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

The Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children, an Orthodox Quaker charity which provided shelter and education for black children, was organized in 1854 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Home was incorporated in 1860. By the end of the 19th century, the organization's primary function was providing financial support for other educational and shelter programs for black youths, including The Shelter (Association for the Care of Colored Orphans). This bound volume contains the minutes of the Board of Managers of the Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children, 1859-1907, with a gap from 1860-1899.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1975
Title
An Inventory of the Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children Records, 1859-1907
Author
FHL staff
Date
2001
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
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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