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Minute Book, 1828 - 1844

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00180632

Scope and Contents

229 pages. Minutes of the weekly meetings of the Association, usually including brief statements from the treasurer, assignments to committees, details on the number of garments made, etc. Includes the resolutions passed at the founding of the organization in 1828. The minutes span pages 1-111; the book also includes a list of members through 1855 (pages 125-129), a list of subscribers (pages 133-136), yearly indices of the families assisted (pages 145-254), and a list of women who applied for membership in the Association (page 255).

Subjects: Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing; Charities; Minutes (Records); Women--Charities; Clothing and dress; Poor women--Employment; Poor women--Services for

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)


  • Creation: 1828 - 1844

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