Old Ladies' Home of Philadelphia Records

Collection ID: 
Acc. 855
Date: 
1890-1952
Footage: 
.5 cubic feet
Collecting Area: 

 

COLLECTION OVERVIEW


This collection consists of two volumes.

 

ACQUISITION INFORMATION

This collection was transferred to the Urban Archives from the Special Collections Department. The materials were originally donated by Dr. Jacob Gruber, Temple Anthropology, and had been part of the Teeters, Temple Sociology, Collection.

 

INVENTORY
 

Volume 1
Bonds transferring residents’ personal and other property to the Old Ladies Home, signed by the resident and witnesses,
Nos. 1- 299, April, 1924 - February, 1940.

Volume 2
Ledger volume with entries for each resident including name, birth date and place, date of Home entrance, death date,
funeral arrangements, and relatives. Entries record information from 1890 - 1952.