Baptist Orphans Home Records,1871-1910

Descriptive Summary

Title
Baptist Orphans Home Records,1871-1910
Creator
Baptist Orphans Home
Extent
0.66 cubic ft.
Subjects
Baptists-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Hollingsworth, Mary A.
Orphanages-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- Archives.
Orphans-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Weller, William LaRue, ca. 1826-1899.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged alphabetically.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Correspondence, 1873-1910, to Mary A. Hollingsworth, matron, and others about the placement of orphan children, the occasional return of the same to the home, recommendations for foster parents, descriptions of children, medical treatment, accomplishments, etc. Also, miscellaneous bills and receipts, arranged alphabetically, 1871-1897, from Kentucky businesses concerning payment for food, fuel, repairs, equipment, etc., plus a few listings of donations from various churches and others. Card index in repository