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Charity organization

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Association for the Relief of the Poor minutes

Identifier: MS 0039

This collection contains minutes of the managers of the 11th Ward. Led by Charles Howard, the collection deals with appointments of visitors, collectors of funds, purchase of wood, etc.

Dates: 1849 - 1850

Fitzhugh-Tyson papers

Identifier: MS 3241

The collection consists of letters, a memoir, and newspaper clippings related to two prominent Maryland families, the Fitzhughs and Tysons. Of note are materials related to the Shelter for Orphans of Colored Soldiers and Friendless Colored Children as well as the Shelter for Aged and Infirm Colored Persons. Isabella Tyson (1823-1903) was involved with both of these Baltimore, Maryland charitable organizations.

Dates: 1817-1944; Majority of material found in 1835-1891

Hibernian Society records

Identifier: MS 2029

This collection contains the records of the Hibernian Society, an organization founded in 1803 to provide charitable relief to Irish emigrants arriving in Baltimore. Included are minutes, correspondence, membership applications, and financial records.

Dates: 1816-1978

Ladies Relief of the Free Summer Excursion Society manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3161

This collection contains annual reports for the Free Summer Excursion Society and a minute book for the Ladies Relief.

Dates: 1881 - 1958

Paint and Powder Club photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0195

This collection contains 384 photographs related to the Paint and Powder Club, an amateur theatrical club that performed original musical shows for charity. Organized in 1893 as a men's club, women were admitted in 1938.

Dates: 1894-1970

Sidney Hollander collection

Identifier: MS 2044

This large collection deals almost exclusively with Sidney Hollander's long career as a social activist and reformer, a career which spanned 1938-1971 and which led Hollander to grapple with a wide variety of American social problems. The dates of the collection span 1926-1972.

Dates: 1926-1972