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Charities

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on privately supported welfare activities. Works on tax-supported welfare activities are entered under Public welfare. Works on the methods employed in social work, public or private, are entered under Social service. Works that discuss collectively the various policies, programs, services, and facilities to meet basic human needs relating to the quality of life, such as education, health, welfare, etc. are entered under Human services.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Charitable society for the education of indigent pious young men for the ministry of the Gospel records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1242
Overview: The records include a copy of a constitution, minutes of annual meetings, financial accounts, and correspondence. These papers are also known as the Connecticut Education Society Records.
Dates: 1814-1909

Edwin Rogers Embree papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 198
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence; family journals (1918-1949) of trips to Europe, China, Samoa, Java and Central America; and articles, book reviews and speeches on cultural anthropology (particularly on the Pacific), education, medicine, American race relations, and philanthropic institutions. Among Embree's professional papers are also financial statements and other materials relating to the Julius Rosenwald Fund, the Rockefeller Foundation and other...
Dates: 1903-1956

Family Counseling of Greater New Haven, Inc. records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1808
Overview: The Family Counseling of Greater New Haven, Inc. records document the administrative history of a local social welfare agency from 1881 to 2000. The records consist largely of annual reports and minute records of the board of directors, other sub-committee minute records and reports, financial, fund raising records, correspondence, case files, newsletters, New Haven Register column "What's Your Problem?," scrapbooks, photographs and slides.
Dates: 1881-2000

John Hay Whitney Foundation records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1952
Overview: The records document the organization and activities of the John Hay Whitney Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to education and social welfare. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, project and program files, fellowship recipient files, and financial records created and maintained by the organization. The records cover all aspects of the organization’s activities from its inception in 1946 to shortly after its dissolution in 1983.
Dates: 1946-1994

Letter to Eva Whyte, 1881 April 6

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Letter written by Lillie Stein from Shepherdswell asking her cousin Eva to take a card to collect pennies which will help "teach the Irish to read the Bible in their own language" and send the card to her so that she can send it to "a lady living in Leamington". The collection card was enclosed with the letter. Lillie tells Eva that she is called the "Dover twig" for her two years of work collecting pennies. Asks that Eva say a prayer every day to ask God to bless the world.
Dates: 1881 April 6

Letter to Eva Whyte, 1882 February 15

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Lillie asks Eva to send her card of collected money before February 25th, either in a Postal Order or a Post Office order, made payable to "Miss E. Tisserson" of "Leamingson".
Dates: 1882 February 15

Letter to Eva Whyte, 1882 April 28

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Notifies Eva that she has left Shepherdswell and moved to Pembroke Villa in Temple Ewell near Dover which is "cosy inside but not at all pretty outside." She asks Eva to continue collecting pennies for the next year and enclosed another collection card.
Dates: 1882 April 28

Letter to Eva Whyte, 1882 December 29

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Addressed from Mildmay Park, discussing a sale that brought in over £200 for the [illegible] Green Hospital.
Dates: 1882 December 29

Letter to Eva Whyte, 1886 March 20

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 12
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Addressed from Camden Crescent in Dover. Asks if Eva has money to send for the Branch and says that she is afraid that her own contribution is not much "as some of my 'leaves' have dropped off and the 'branch' is getting bare". Mentions that she and Harry have a new Terrier puppy that they are teaching tricks.
Dates: 1886 March 20

Letter to Eva Whyte, 1887 October 11

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 17
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Letter from Franny Lyne addressed from Westbourne Terrace of Bray, Ireland. Tells Eva that she should write a story of all of her adventures. Discusses and church festival, various people, Eva's piano, the cold weather and the sea wall.
Dates: 1887 October 11

Letter to Eva Whyte, 1887 November 18

 Item — 1: Series 1 [39002100397224], Folder: 19
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Letter from Franny Lyne addressed from Hatch Street in Dublin. Mentions that Mr. Lindsay purchased the muffler that Eva made for the Bazaar and that she is collecting the remains of the sale to give to Mr. Lindsay for the Children's Missionary Bazaar at Bray.
Dates: 1887 November 18

Letter to Eva Whyte, circa 1880-1900

 Item — 2: Series 1; Series 2 [39002100397232], Folder: 76
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Addressed from Mildmay Park. Wishes Eva a happy birthday. Tells her that she had a tea party for 1200 poor people and "they behaved so well and greatly enjoyed themselves" and another tea for 400 railway men. The Duchess of Edinburgh's three children spent three hours with the party for the railway men and enjoyed themselves.
Dates: circa 1880-1900

Letter to Eva Whyte, circa 1880-1900 January 26

 Item — 2: Series 1; Series 2 [39002100397232], Folder: 77
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Says that she heard that the "orphanage enlarged the children collected £35 for it and we all gave something altogether over £200."
Dates: circa 1880-1900 January 26

Letter to Eva Whyte, circa 1880-1900 December 18

 Item — 2: Series 1; Series 2 [39002100397232], Folder: 78
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Addressed from Dublin by "Annie," at a children's orphanage. Annie says that her sister had met Eva on the steamer going to Holyhead and had passed on Eva's collection of money for the children. Tells Eva that there are 63 girls and 45 boys at the home. Had enclosed a photograph of a little girl in the home named Maggie Powell.
Dates: circa 1880-1900 December 18

Letter to Eva Whyte, circa 1880-1900 October 3

 Item — 2: Series 1; Series 2 [39002100397232], Folder: 106
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Letter from Eva's friend, Winifred. Addressed from St. John's Vicarage, Newport. Asks Eva to help with their "sale of work" and that she should be glad to have something to occupy her time since she is a "young lady at home." Mentions that she and Jess "do a little in the Educational Department" and that Jess has left school so they take turns instructing their "juvenile sister."
Dates: circa 1880-1900 October 3

Letter to Eva Whyte, circa 1880-1900

 Item — 2: Series 1; Series 2 [39002100397232], Folder: 107
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Letter from Eva's friend, Winifred. Addressed from St. John's Vicarage, Newport. Thanks Eva for the parcel of things for the "sale" and reports that Cara has gone for the "3rd class College of Preceptors" and hopes that she will pass.
Dates: circa 1880-1900

Letter to "My dear trio", circa 1880-1900 December 23

 Item — 2: Series 1; Series 2 [39002100397232], Folder: 118
Call Number: MSS 19 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Letter from Fanny Lyne addressed from Dublin. Christmas and New Year's wishes "to both generations of our friends at Seaforth." Mentions decorating the tree at the Children's hospital in the "Victoria Ward" and making twice the amount anticipated at the "sale of the things off the tree."
Dates: circa 1880-1900 December 23

Records of Religious and Benevolent Societies, Organizations, and Meetings

 Collection
Call Number: RG 34
Overview: This collection contains publications of primarily American and British organizations, societies, conferences, and councils. The publications provide primary source documentation of organizations that focused on a wide variety of issues, ranging from sabbath observance to tract and Bible distribution to support of widows to religious education to ecumenical programs, etc.
Dates: 1804-1987

Technoserve Records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2083
Overview: The collection documents Technoserve's efforts to combat poverty in the developing world. The papers consist of administrative files, records from Technoserve presidents Edward P. Bullard and Peter Reiling, files and grant information related to Technoserve's work in Africa, Asia, and the Americas, and newsletters.
Dates: 1963-2012

Whyte Family Correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 19
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence sent to Eva, Lizzie Hester, and Sylvie Whyte by family and friends in the 1880s and 1890s, and provides insight into the lives of adolescent girls growing up in Victorian England in the fashionable Midlands town of Malvern, and their travels abroad.
Dates: 1880-1892