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Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Society Of New York (Founded 1879, Merged Into Jewish Child Care Assoc. Of New York In 1940)

Type / Call #INSTITUTIONAL / I-043Minutes of Board Minutes, histories of the Society, annual reports, donor listings, January 1898 list of 801 children submitted to the Commissioner of Public Charities of Manhattan for support, Admissions and Discharge records (1893-1932), the papers of the Guardian Mothers and of the Alumni Association (Crows and Ravens, Young Folks Fraternal League).
LocalityNY, NEW YORK
Size9 boxes

All AJHS manuscript collections must be accessed in person on-site at the American Jewish Historical Society. For information on how to research the AJHS archival collections, essential information about their Reading Room and Regulations can be found at

The AJHS collections themselves are not available in any electronic form, on this website or elsewhere. The AJHS has been collecting this material for over 100 years, and preserves it in its archives in the original format, be it handwritten, typewritten, or printed. For more information on the AJHS' genealogical holdings see the article "Genealogical Resources at the American Jewish Historical Society".

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