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Archives & Manuscripts

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
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous account book, and 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.

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...

William Morris Maier papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1256
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials from many different philanthropic organizations William Morris Maier served with, especially those he served as treasurer for. Each organization comprises its own series, with subseries for correspondence, reports and publications, minutes, and financial papers.Series I contains materials from the Ludwick Institute. Correspondence is mostly between the Institute and organizations it funded. These include the Zoological Society of Philadelphia,...

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.

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.

Provident Society for Employing the Poor account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-025
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume Treasurer's account book for the Provident Society for Employing the Poor. The volume 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, as well as lists of the board of managers of the Society for different years.

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.

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...