Magdalen Society of Philadelphia ledger, 1871-1893

Item

Title

Magdalen Society of Philadelphia ledger, 1871-1893

Description

The Magdalen Society of Philadelphia was founded in 1800 by concerned citizens and members of the Quaker, Episcopal, and Presbyterian clergies in order to provide asylum for prostitutes and "wayward" women. The ledgers maintained from 1832 to 1919 track the Society's financial development. They show investments, account balances, salaries, grocery and maintenance expenditures, etc.

Identifier

16226

Type

text

Creator

Magdalen Society of Philadelphia

Date Created

1871-02-01 - 1893-03-04

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 | Records (Documents)

Extent

290 pages

Language

eng

Rights

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Item sets

16226.pdf

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