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Princeton (N.J.) Children's Home, Board of Managers Minute Book, 1861 March-1863 May
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Consists of a 31-page minute book for the Board of Managers of the Children's Home in Princeton, New Jersey, during the Civil War. The Children's Home was a social welfare organization founded around 1858 by a group of Princeton women. Recorded at each monthly meeting are the surnames of the women in attendance, donations taken in (money, clothing and fabric, food, etc.) and occasional notes on activities. Frequent meeting attendees include women with the surnames Olmstead, Hodge, Guild, Schenck, Craig, Hale, Steadman, Cumming, Clark, and Olden.
Arranged alphabetically by the name of the creator, with unattributed materials at the end.
The collection is open and will continue to grow.
No material was separated during processing.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Lisa Yankowitz during the summer and fall of 2010 . The finding aid was written by Lisa Yankowitz in January 2011 and is regularly updated with new acquisitions by Faith Charlton, Kelly Bolding, and Armando Suárez.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
Princeton (N.J.) Children's Home, Board of Managers Minute Book; General Manuscripts Miscellaneous Collection, C0140, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 40
- Existence and Location of Copies
Parts of this collection are available on microfilm, cataloged separately as RCPXM-7497696.