Magdalen Society of Philadelphia minutes of the weekly visiting committee, 1878-1885

Item

Title

Magdalen Society of Philadelphia minutes of the weekly visiting committee, 1878-1885

Description

The function of the Magdalen Society's visiting committee was to monitor the women living in the asylum. The minutes provide details into the background and progress of the Society's inmates, and describe the behavior of those applying for release.

Identifier

16212

Type

text

Creator

Magdalen Society of Philadelphia

Date Created

1878-05-20 - 1885-04-07

Format

Manuscript

Is Part Of

Magdalen Society of Philadelphia Records (2016)

Spatial Coverage

N 21st and Race St Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Subject

House of the Good Shepherd (Philadelphia, Pa.) | House of Refuge (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Magdalen Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) | White, William, 1748-1836 | Charities--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia | Children--Institutional care | Evangelicalism | Institutional care | Juvenile delinquency | Poor women | Prostitution | Women--Institutional care | Minutes (Records)

Extent

225 pages

Language

eng

Rights

Rights assessment is your responsibility. This material is made available for noncommercial educational scholarly and/or charitable purposes. For other uses or for more information please contact The Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s Rights and Reproductions department at rnr@hsp.org.

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16212.pdf

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