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Humanitarianism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Anonymous financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-013
Overview This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous account book, which is "an account of mony advanced for the Poor of the City of Philadelphia." Entries include amounts donated by various individuals in the Philadelphia area.
Dates: 1778-1779

Zelma Corning Brandt papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M92
Overview Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989

William Morris Maier papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1256
Overview William Morris Maier (1909-1982), a Haverford College graduate, was active in a wide variety of charitable organizations, especially those related to the Society of Friends. These papers consist of materials from his phlianthropic work with many organizations, including the Ludwick Institute, the Friends' Freedmen's Association, and the Emlen Institution.
Dates: 1935-1980

North House minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-034
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of the minutes of the Sixth and Noble streets association, hosted at the North House, a Quaker center in Philadelphia during the 19th and early 20th century.
Dates: 1905-1920

Provident Society for Employing the Poor minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-022
Scope and Contents This collection contains one volume of minutes from the Provident Society for Employing the Poor. It includes minutes, which are comprised of financial decisions and nominations. It also includes loose letters in the back, which mostly relate to the resolution to dissolve the organization in 1924. It also includes drafts of announcements, typed treasurer reports, and other correspondence.
Dates: 1885-1924

Provident Society for Employing the Poor account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-025
Overview The Treasurer's account book for the Provident Society for Employing the Poor records deposits, withdrawals for payments, and account balances for the accounts of the Provident Society for Employing the Poor. The inside cover includes a description of the duties of the Treasurer for the Society, and lists of the board of managers of the Society for different years.
Dates: 1824-1925

Union Benevolent Association record book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-042
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume record book of Union Benevolent Association, and records the names and dates of visitors to the association.
Dates: 1856-1859

Vol. 1, 1894

 Item
Scope and Content note This volume is a scrapbook of various Philadelphia Societies. Materials from the following organizations are included: Western Soup Society, the Children's Aid Society, the Pennsylvania Society to Protect Children from Cruelty, Philadelphia Society for Organizing Charity, Whosoever Gospel Mission and Rescue Home, The Home Missionary Society of the City of Philadelphia, Woman's Sanitary League of Philadelphia, the Christian League of Philadelphia, The Volunteers of America, Negro Educational...
Dates: 1894