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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC

An inventory of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC at The American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives


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Descriptive Summary

Repository: The American Catholic Research Center and University Archives
Creator: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC
Title: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC
Dates: 1825-1970
Extent: 34 linear feet; 49 boxes
Abstract: This collection contains records of the now defunct St. Vincent's Home and School for Girls, St. Joseph's Home and School for Boys, and St. Rose's Technical School (also for girls). Records for these institutions cover the period from their foundings, 1825, 1953, and 1868 respectively, until their dissolution in the mid-twentieth century. The records give a valuable glimpse into charitable life of the Catholic Church in Washington D.C. and contain multi-volume Registers of Children, sacramental records, early correspondence, Child Welfare League Reports, financial ledgers, administrative files, photographs, and other memorabilia. Access to a portion of this collection recording sensitive material is restricted, and is marked accordingly throughout the finding aid. Permission must be received in writing by the CUA Archivist from the current head of Pregnancy and Adoption Services of the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC, to authorize the CUA Archives staff to search for and extract information to communicate to the person(s) seeking information.
Collection Number: ACUA 126
Language: English

Historical Note

The Records of St. Vincent's Home and School for Girls, St. Joseph's Home and School for Boys, and St. Rose's Technical School for Girls comprise the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC collection. St. Vincent's was founded in 1825 by the rector of St. Patrick's Church, Father William Matthews. St. Joseph's Male Orphan Asylum was approved by the Board of Trustees of St. Vincent's Orphan Asylum for Girls in September, 1853. St. Rose's Industrial School was founded in 1868 as an extension of the mission of St. Vincent's to continue the care and training of young women, who were no longer eligible to live at St. Vincent's. All three institutions retained their autonomy throughout their existence; however, they were brought into closer connection with each other with the founding of the umbrella agency, the Catholic Charities of Washington, in 1920. This organization coordinated all Catholic charitable institutions in the district and helped the institutions work together to solve shared problems, such as a general decline in admittances of orphans during the 1950s. As institutions under the aegis of the Catholic Charities of Washington, the materials for these institutions are combined here into one collection. To this date, Catholic Charities of Washington has only archived these three institutions.

St. Vincent's Home and School for Girls:

Fr. William Matthews, the first native-born priest ordained in the United States of America, founded St. Vincent's Asylum for Girls at St. Patrick's, his Washington, D.C. parish, in 1825. The institution took its name from the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul and was run by the Sisters of Charity of St. Joseph, founded by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and received into the international order of St. Vincent de Paul in mid-century. The tiny Asylum found its first home in a white house on F Street in Northwest Washington, D.C. near St. Patrick's.

The institution was successful and well-supported by the parishioners of St. Patrick's and by the enormous energies of Fr. Matthews. In 1828 they moved to a new, larger building on 10th and G Streets and in February 1831 Congress granted them a charter to incorporate. In these early days, much of the financial support came from the parishioners, but also from the charitable impulses of the Washington elite, both Catholic and non-Catholic. Parishioners held events to raise money, such as 'Pound Parties,' where a pound of food was donated to the orphanage in exchange for admission to a dance or a night of entertainment. Charity for St. Vincent's became the center of parish life. Congress helped them financially by remitting taxes and finally exempting them from property taxation, and other District notables, from the mayor Thomas Carberry to President Andrew Jackson also ensured that they received funding.

St. Vincent's was governed by a Board of Trustees and President. Fr. Matthews served as President until his death in 1854; Rev. Edward Knight, Rev. J.A. Walter, Rev. John Gloyd, and Rev. D.J. Stafford followed. There was also a Board of Nine Female Managers. These women, often elite wives or widows in the city, helped organize fundraising, and oversaw certain domestic aspects of the orphanage. They even had the right to see the financial books kept by the nuns. This obviously led to tension between the Board of Managers and the nuns, and the privilege was eventually quietly discontinued.

The orphans housed in St. Vincent's were the primary focus of charitable giving, but St. Vincent's also provided a free day school to girls in the parish. At any given moment the girls who attended the day school significantly out numbered the orphans. In 1857 a bequest from Fr. Matthews helped St. Vincent's to build a larger school on G Street; at this time there were 115 orphans and 300 day students. St. Vincent's played a significant role in the education of both Catholic and non-Catholic girls in nineteenth-century Washington D.C.

St. Vincent's orphanage mirrored the norms for nineteenth-century institutions of this kind. Life was very regimented for the girls under the care of the Daughters of Charity; the girls wore the same outfits, had very little privacy, and were constantly reminded that they should be grateful for the care given to them. Until 1868, it was rare for the orphanage to keep the girls after the age of 14, and they were often placed in foster homes or placed in service jobs to support themselves after that age. The deep concern that the nuns did feel for their charges manifested itself with the creation of St. Rose's in 1868. Many of the girls were treated harshly by their new employers or their foster families, and with few employable skills they could not afford to seek new positions. In response to this, the nuns of St. Vincent's created St. Rose's Industrial School to provide the older girls with employable skills. (See section on St. Rose's below for more information.)

By 1900, St. Vincent's had outgrown its home on 10th and G Streets and the board purchased the Kate Chase Sprague Estate known as 'Edgewood,' located in Northeast Washington D.C. on Fourth and Edgewood Streets. This moved the institution outside of the boundaries of St. Patrick's Parish, thus severing a link that had been so important for both. Edgewood was St. Vincent's final location.

After 1900, with the increasing professionalization of social work, the bishops of the United States and lay leaders of the St. Vincent de Paul Society founded Catholic Charities. This new organization slowly took on a greater role in the running of the Orphanage. In the twentieth century, St. Vincent's was run by a Board of Advisor's, with the Archbishop of Washington, D.C. as the president; the orphanage continued to be operated by the Sisters of Charity, but all intake and casework service was done by Catholic Charities and caseworkers from the Department of Public Welfare of Washington, D.C.

By 1959, St. Vincent's only accepted girls between the ages of six and twelve. While the population was primarily Catholic, the orphanage was distinguished by being racially integrated. The final decades of operation saw a rapid decrease in the numbers of girls cared for. In 1968, St. Vincent's Home and School closed its doors.

St. Joseph's Home and School for Boys:

Under the direction of the pastor of St. Patrick's Church in Washington, D.C., Rev. Matthews, and his successor, Rev. Timothy O'Toole, assisted in the founding of St. Joseph's Orphan Asylum (later renamed St. Joseph's Home and School for Boys), for the care of orphan boys between the ages of seven to fourteen. In February, 1855, Congress passed an act to incorporate St. Joseph's Male Orphan Asylum in the District. Archbishop Kenrick of Baltimore granted permission to the Sisters of the Holy Cross to assume the role of caring for the boys in the orphanage. The first home was located on the corner of Thirteenth and H Street, NW, which housed three sisters and twelve boys by the end of 1856. The home moved twice before finding a suitable location elsewhere on H Street, where it remained from 1867-1927. In 1927, St. Joseph's made its last move to a newly constructed building on the periphery of the district.

From its inception, the home operated as both an orphanage and a day school. Aside from a modest amount of revenue from tuition for day-pupils, St. Joseph's relied heavily on donations and government funds to meet its financial needs. Supervising the orphanage was a board of Trustees, which managed the funds, property, and real estate of the institution. Another committee, called the Board of Lady Managers, organized fund raisers, field trips, and facilities maintenance. The Sisters of the Holy Cross were responsible for the day-to-day management of the institution, providing care and an education for the orphans until the doors of St. Joseph's closed in 1967.

St. Rose's Technical School for Girls:

St. Rose's Industrial School (later renamed St. Rose's Technical School) was founded in 1868 and was incorporated under an act of Congress in that same year. Under the direction of the Sisters of Charity, orphan and half-orphan girls over the age of fourteen were prepared for life outside the school's walls. If they had not completed grade level education before entering the school they took classes until they achieved an eighth grade level education. From that point on they completed one year of high school education before choosing specialized courses, which included commercial work, domestic art, needle work, dress-making, or domestic science. The intended result was that after graduation, the pupils would have appropriate technical skills to enter the business world. In some instances, employed graduates would continue to live at the school to continue benefitting both from the guidance of the sisters and the inexpensive rent. A small amount of revenue came from the sale of dresses made during the students' coursework; otherwise, the majority of funding for the school came from donations and the community chest. Because of a lack of funding to provide for a new building for St. Anne's Infant Asylum, St. Anne's was relocated to St. Rose's, effectively terminating the function of the school, which officially closed in 1947.

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Scope and Contents

The Catholic Charities of Washington, DC collection is divided into three series, one each for St. Vincent's, St. Joseph's, and St. Rose's. There are a number of overarching similarities that encompass all three institutions. All three series contain vital records and admittance and discharge records for all the orphans and half-orphans, as well as individual Board of Trustees records, administrative, and financial records. Each series, however, maintains its own unique character based on the individual histories of the institutions and records that survive.

Access to some of these records is restricted. Restricted records include, but are not limited to, vital statistics of and information regarding the orphans and half-orphans, admittance and discharge dates, and some employee records that contain sensitive information. Permission must be received in writing by the CUA Archivist from the current head of Pregnancy and Adoption Services of the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC, to authorize the CUA Archives staff to search for and extract information to communicate to the person(s) seeking information.

The first series contains of the administrative and financial records of St. Joseph's, represents the largest portion of the collection, and ranges chronologically from the inception on the orphanage to two years following its closing. While this provides a somewhat comprehensive perspective of the institution, the series is twentieth century heavy. The administrative material consists primarily of documentation from the Board of Trustees and the Board of Lady Managers, including agendas, minutes, announcements, correspondence, rosters, by-laws, active and inactive member lists, and financial reports. There is also a significant amount of financial documentation, comprising wills with bequests to the home, bank, real estate, tax, insurance, loan records, business receipts, audits, budget proposals, and fund raisers. Although the university archives rarely retains such comprehensive bank records, including bank statements, checks, check stubbs, and check books, these have been preserved to provide insight into the organization and supervision of the institution's day-to-day finances. Another portion of the collection consists of the records of the Publicity Committee, which organized a number of events, including annual play productions at the Olney Theater in Maryland, to assist in fundraising and increasing awareness. The Publicity Committee records are full of programs, correspondence, announcements, and advertisements. There are also published materials in the series, which include newspaper articles and photographs, pamphlets, and a brief history of the orphanage. The materials with restricted access are employee data forms and records, vital statistics and sacramental records for the residents of the home. A significant number of ledgers, ranging from Board of Trustees minutes and personal records of the orphans to Community Chest accounts and records of financial disbursements and receipts logged by the Sisters of the Holy Cross, represent one of the unique elements in the collection. Another distinct aspect of the collection is the high number of legal documents noting bequests to the home, as St. Joseph's was named a beneficiary in a number of wills. Finally, there are approximately fifteen woodblock cuts of photographs of daily life at St. Joseph's used for local newspapers.

Series two, while not as expansive as series one, nevertheless offers the researcher unique insight into running of St. Vincent's, especially during their final years. As late as 1968 there was still talk that the orphanage would continue its existence, if not at the Edgewood estate, and the financial records of 1967-1969 reflect this belief. The paid bills were left largely as they were found by the processer and provide an interesting view of the way the nuns financially ran the institution on a day-to-day basis. There are also budget and account books and audits from earlier in the twentieth century, as tell as tax exemption records from 1943-1970, wills and bequests, and some pictures and memorabilia on the early years of the asylum. Unfortunately, there is a dearth of Board of Trustee's records; the only significant files cover the final years from 1964-1967. Regarding the mission of St. Vincent's, there are two studies, the General Report of the Study of the Children's Program of the District of Columbia and a Report of a Study of St. Vincent's Home and School, both made by the Child Welfare League of America in 1937, as well as a five-year follow-up on the Children's Program. Among the restricted material are employee data forms and records, vital statistics and sacramental records for the residents of the home. Some of the gems of the collection are a lively exchange of letters from 1908 between Sister Rosalia, the head of St. Vincent's, and the Board of Advisors on the proper running of the Asylum and an account on the donation and building of the pool in 1933, which was spearheaded by a local seminarian after years of prayer by the girls.

The third and smallest series in the collection consists of sparse amount of administrative and financial records as well as memorabilia of St. Rose, including mostly ledgers, registers, scrap books, and a photo album. There is a small portion of the St. Rose Corporation meeting minutes and correspondence from the last two decades of the institution. The majority of administrative records are located in the registers containing information concerning students and sisters. Photographs, newspaper articles, correspondence, and historical notes written by the sisters comprise the remainder of the series. Much like the first two series, most of the materials from the third series originated in the twentieth century, although there is a register that dates as far back as four years after the founding of the institution. The materials with restricted access are employee data forms and records, vital statistics and sacramental records for the residents of the home. There are two items of particular note. First, the photo album contains photographic pictures of each graduating class from the school from 1914 to 1944, in which the graduates wore ensembles they had made themselves. A scrap book of the Schools at War Victory Corp is the second unique segment of the series. This scrap book documents the various contributions of the students and nuns to the country's war effort through newspaper photos and articles, contribution summaries, and photographs.

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Arrangement

The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC consists of Three Series:




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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Researches may not examine the vital statistics or other personal information of those registered in the orphanages. Permission must be received in writing by the CUA Archivist from the current head of Pregnancy and Adoption Services of the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC, to authorize the CUA Archives staff to search for and extract information to communicate to the person(s) seeking information. Researchers are also prohibited from viewing the personal information of the former employees of these organizations.

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Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Transferred by the Associated Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC in 1979.

Processing Information

 

Processing completed in 2011 by P. Westley Bush and Mary Zito. EAD markup completed in 2011 by P. Westley Bush and Mary Zito.

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Related Material

Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Catholic Charities USA Records

Christ Child Society Records

Family and Child Services of Washington, D.C. Records

Kerby, William Joseph. Papers

Kerby, William Joseph. Foundation. Collection

Mohler, Dorothy Abts. Papers

Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP), Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. Records

Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP), National Council of the United States. Records

 

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.


Persons:
Matthews, William, d. 1854

Organizations:
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington
Catholic Church
Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul (Emmitsburg, Md.)
Sisters of the Holy Cross
St. Patrick's (Church: Washington, D.C.)

Places:
Washington (D.C.)

Subjects:
Charity
Church work with the poor--Catholic Church
Nuns
Olney Theatre (Organization: Olney, Maryland)
Orphanages
Race Relations
Sisters of Charity Federation in the Vincentian-Setonian Tradition
Social work administration
Urban poor


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Bibliography

Brown, Dorothy M. and Elizabeth McKeown. The Poor Belong to us: Catholic Charities and American Welfare. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997.

 

Eckert, Rev. Joseph C. One Hundredth Anniversary: St. Joseph's Home and School, 1855-1955. Washington, DC: Ladies Board of St. Joseph's Home and School, 1955.

 

Fitzgerald, Maureen. Habits of Compassion: Irish Catholic Nuns and the Origins of New York's Welfare System, 1830-1920. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2006.

 

MacGregor, Morris J. A Parish for the Federal City : St. Patrick’s in Washington, 1794-1994. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 1994.

 

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Detailed Description of the Collection

                       
Series 1: St. Joseph's Home and School for Boys 1855-1970 (33 boxes)
This series includes financial records, records from the Board of Advisors and the Board of Lady Managers, media from the Publicity Committee, and memorabilia ranging from pictures, to articles, and other published material. This series also includes restricted material on the vital statistics and sacramental records for the residents of St. Joseph's.
Box Folder
1 1 Board of Trustees Meeting Notifications and Resignation, 1932-1943.
  2 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Correspondence, and Financial Reports, 1950.
  3 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1951.
  4 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1951.
  5 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1951.
  6 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1951-1952.
  7 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1951-1952.
  8 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1952.
  9 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, Correspondence, and Blue Prints, 1952-1953.
  10 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1952-1954.
  11 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1954.
  12 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, and Correspondence, 1955.
  13 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Correspondence, and Clippings, 1955-1956.
  14 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1956.
  15 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1956.
Box Folder
2 1 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1956.
  2 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1956-1957.
  3 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1956-1958.
  4 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1957-1958.
  5 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1957-1958.
  6 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1958-1959.
  7 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1959.
  8 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1959.
  9 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1958-1960.
  10 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, Financial Reports, and Correspondence, 1960.
  11 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Correspondence, 1960.
  12 Juvenile Court Judgments and Correspondence and Board of Children's Guardians Correspondence, 1906-1915.
  13 Board of Children's Guardians of the District of Columbia placement of Children, July 26th, 1892.
  14 Blue Prints of St. Joseph's Home, 1942.
Box Folder
3 1 Board of Trustees Meeting Announcements, 1963.
  2 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, and Rosters, 1963-1964.
  3 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Announcements, 1964-1965.
  4 Board of Trustees Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Announcements, 1965-1966.
  5 Board of Trustees Meeting Announcements, and Budget Proposal, 1966-1967.
  6 Papers of the Secretary: Agendas, Minutes, and Correspondence, 1963.
  7 Papers of the Secretary: Agendas, Minutes, Financial Reports, Correspondence, and Notes, 1964.
  8 Papers of the Secretary: Agendas, Minutes, Announcements, and Correspondence, 1964.
  9 Committee on Policies and Procedures Outline and Letter of the Board of Trustees Meeting Absence, 1965, n.d.
  10 St. Joseph's Policies and Procedures of the Home and School, n.d.
  11 St. Joseph's Policies and Procedures for the Home and School, n.d.
  12 Historical Notes on the School's Founding and Board of Trustees Meetings (1854-1864), n.d.
Box Folder
4 1 Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes, May 24th, 1967.
  2 Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes, Agendas, Budget, and Contact Information, 1967.
  3 Government Regulations for Childcare, Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes, and Property Survey, 1948-1952, n.d.
  4 Building Inspections and Blue Prints, 1947, 1951, 1959, n.d.
  5 Office of Civil Defense Invoice, Inspection, Instructions, and Correspondence for Shelter, 1963-1964.
  6 US Treasury Department Correspondence and Employee Application, 1970.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS
  7 Policies and Procedures with Notes and The Catholic Charities Review, 1965, n.d.
  8 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Minutes and Correspondence, 1941-1945.
  9 Membership Application for the Board of Lady Managers, 1960.
  10 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Announcements, 1950-1961.
  11 Board of Lady Managers Handbook, Correspondence, and Membership Application, 1960.
  12 Board of Lady Managers Handbook, Typescript, and Correspondence, 1959-1960.
  13 Board of Lady Managers Contributing Member List, 1964.
  14 Board of Lady Managers President's File: Meeting Agendas and Correspondence, 1950-1960.
  15 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Minutes and Correspondence, 1950-1952.
  16 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Minutes, 1953-1954.
Box Folder
5 1 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Minutes and Agendas, 1950-1956.
  2 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Minutes, 1955-1958.
  3 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Minutes and Agendas, 1957-1959.
  4 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Minutes, 1958-1960.
  5 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Minutes, 1960-1961.
  6 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Minutes and Correspondence, 1965-1966.
  7 Board of Lady Managers Administration: Receipts, Checkbook, Check Notes, and Correspondence, 1955.
  8 Board of Lady Managers Administration: One Hundred Year Anniversary Pamphlets, Correspondence, and Advertisement, 1955.
  9 Board of Lady Managers Administration: Benefit Party Raffle Tickets, 1959.
  10 Board of Lady Managers By-Laws, 1950-1956.
  11 Board of Lady Managers Correspondence Regarding Furnishing of Home with New Beds, 1952.
  12 Board of Lady Managers Correspondence and Completed Contributing Membership Forms, A-N, 1959.
  13 Board of Lady Managers Completed Contributing Membership Forms, O-W, 1959.
  14 Board of Lady Managers Completed Active Membership and Resignation Forms, 1959.
  15 Board of Lady Managers Active Members, ca. 1960s.
Box Folder
6 1 Day Pupils Account Ledger, 1909-1924.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  2 Day Pupils Account Ledger, 1884-1897.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  3 Day Pupils Account Ledger, 1861-1867.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  4 Day Pupils Account Ledger, 1871-1875.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  5 Day Pupils Account Ledger, 1876-1884.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  6 Ledger of Distribution of Premiums and Medals to Pupils for Academic Achievement, 1876-1897
  7 St. Joseph's Male Orphan Asylum Register of Vital Information, 1856-1871.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  8 Orphan Rolls, 1902-1917 (listed as 1906-1917).
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  9 Record of Baptisms, First Holy Communions, Confirmations, and Deaths, 1859-1953.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  10 Register of St. Joseph's Male Orphan Asylum, 1856-1886.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  11 Register of St. Joseph's Male Orphan Asylum, 1856-1925.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  12 Register of St. Joseph's Home and School Kept by Sr. Melathon Superior, 1953-1968.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
Box Folder
7 1 Minutes of the Lady Managers Ledger, 1857-1926.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  2 Minutes of the Board of Trustees Ledger, 1873-1925.
  3 Minutes of the Board of Trustees Ledger, 1926-1928.
  4 Minutes of the Board of Trustees Ledger, 1930-1948.
  5 Minutes of the Board of Trustees Ledger, 1949-1950.
  6 Minutes of the Board of Trustees Ledger, 1951-1953.
  7 Minutes of the Board of Trustees Ledger, 1954-1955.
  8 Minutes of the Board of Trustees Ledger, 1956-1957.
  9 Minutes of the Board of Trustees Ledger, 1958-1959.
Box Folder
8 1 Minutes of the Board of Trustees Ledger, 1960-1961.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  2 Minutes of the Board of Trustees Ledger, 1962-1964.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  3 Ledger of Annual Receipts and Expenses of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, 1873-1944.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  4 Ledger of the Quarterly and Annual Accounts of the Receipts and Expenses of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, 1856-1889, 1876-1893.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  5 Ledger of Weekly Expenses, 1861-1882.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  6 Ledger of Weekly Receipts and Expenses, 1876-1888.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  7 Ledger of Weekly Receipts and Expenses, 1888-1905.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  8 Ledger of Weekly and Quarterly Receipts and Expenses, 1861-1889.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  9 Cash Account Ledger, 1882-1898.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  10 Ledger of Quarterly and Annual Receipts and Expenses, 1889-1926.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  11 Cash Account Ledger, 1899-1913.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
Box Folder
9 1 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger: Interest Deposits and Insurance Policies, 1932-1934.
  2 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger: Interest Deposits and Insurance Policies, 1934-1935.
  3 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger: Interest Deposits and Insurance Policies, 1935.
  4 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger: Interest Deposits and Insurance Policies, 1935-1937.
  5 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger: Interest Deposits and Insurance Policies, 1936-1939.
  6 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger: Interest Deposits and Insurance Policies, 1939.
  7 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger: Interest Deposits and Insurance Policies, 1940.
  8 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger: Loan Payments and Check Stubbs, 1961.
  9 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger, Check Stubbs, and Tax Forms: Loan Payments, 1961-1962.
  10 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger: Loan Payments, 1963.
  11 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger and Check Stubbs: Loan Payments, 1964.
  12 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger, Check Stubbs, and Tax Forms: Loan Payments, 1965-1966.
  13 Real Estate Correspondence with George I. Borger and Check Stubbs: Loan Payments, 1966.
Box Folder
10 1 Real Estate Correspondence with B. F. Saul Co.: Foreclosures and Loans, 1932-1935.
  2 Real Estate Correspondence with B. F. Saul Co.: Property Loans, 1939-1940.
  3 Real Estate Correspondence with B. F. Saul Co.: Property Loans, 1957-1963.
  4 Real Estate Correspondence with B. F. Saul Co.: Property Loans and Purchases, 1957, 1966.
  5 Real Estate Correspondence with B. F. Saul Co.: Property Loans, 1961.
  6 Loans Memoranda and Correspondence with B. F. Saul Co., 1961-1962.
  7 Real Estate Correspondence and Loan Documents with B. F. Saul Co., 1964.
  8 Real Estate Correspondence with B. F. Saul Co.: Property Loans, 1964-1965.
  9 Real Estate Correspondence: Interest Deposits, Audit Reports, and Insurance Policies, 1932-1938.
  10 Correspondence with Arms and Drury Real Est. Corp.: St. Joseph's Property with Tenants, 1939.
  11 Real Estate Correspondence and Loans Memoranda, 1960-1961.
  12 Loans Memoranda and Correspondence, 1960-1961.
  13 Loans Memoranda, Correspondence, and Notes, 1961-1962.
  14 Loans Memoranda and Correspondence with George I. Borger Inc., 1963.
  15 Loans Memoranda and Correspondence, 1963.
  16 Loans and Property Purchases Memoranda and Correspondence, 1965, 1966.
Box Folder
11 1 Financial Reports of Treasurer C. F. Thomas, 1925-1927.
  2 Financial Reports of Treasurer C. F. Thomas and Community Chest Report, 1928-1930.
  3 Financial Reports of Treasurer C. F. Thomas, 1931-1933.
  4 Financial Reports of Treasurer C. F. Thomas, 1934-1935.
  5 Financial Report and Correspondence of Haskins and Sells Co., 1928.
  6 Financial Report and Correspondence of Haskins and Sells Co., 1931.
  7 Financial Report and Correspondence of Berthold Tiedmann, 1941.
  8 Financial Report and Correspondence of Berthold Tiedmann, 1942.
  9 Financial Report and Correspondence of Berthold Tiedmann, 1944.
  10 Financial Report and Correspondence of Berthold Tiedmann, 1945.
  11 Financial Report and Correspondence of Berthold Tiedmann, 1946
  12 Financial Report and Correspondence of Berthold Tiedmann, 1949.
  13 Financial Report and Correspondence of Berthold Tiedmann, 1950.
  14 Financial Report and Correspondence of Berthold Tiedmann, 1951.
  15 Health and Welfare Council Financial Report, 1967.
  16 Financial Report of F. W. Lafrentz and Co. and Correspondence of DC Tuberculosis Association, 1927, n.d.
  17 Financial Report of Stockwood Investment Co., 1950.
  18 Financial Report of Stockwood Investment Co., 1951.
  19 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1942.
  20 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1943.
  21 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1944.
  22 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1945.
  23 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1946.
  24 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1947.
Box Folder
12 1 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1947.
  2 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1948.
  3 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1948.
  4 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1949.
  5 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1949.
  6 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1950.
  7 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1952.
  8 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1953.
  9 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1954.
  10 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1955.
  11 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1957.
  12 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1958.
  13 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1959.
  14 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1960.
  15 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1960, 1961.
  16 Financial Report of Snyder, Farr, and Co., 1961, 1962.
  17 Financial Report of Stoy, Malone, and Co., 1965.
  18 Financial Report of Stoy, Malone, and Co., 1966.
  19 Financial Report of Stoy, Malone, and Co., 1967.
  20 Financial Reports and Correspondence, 1960-1962.
  21 Financial Reports, 1960.
  22 Financial Reports, 1961.
  23 Financial Reports, 1962.
  24 Financial Reports, 1963.
  25 Financial Reports and Correspondence, 1964.
Box Folder
13 1 Financial Reports and Correspondence, 1964-1965.
  2 Financial Reports, 1965.
  3 Financial Reports, 1966.
  4 Financial Reports, 1966-1967.
  5 Annual Accounts and Budgets, 1930-1945.
  6 Correspondence regarding Bequests, Savings Account, and Facilities Maintenance Receipts, 1936-1937.
  7 Board of Trustees Correspondence Regarding Community Chest Funds, Medical Receipts, and Payroll Audits, 1935-1939.
  8 Correspondence between St. Aloysius Church and St. Patrick's Church Regarding Loan, 1936.
  9 Annual Reports of the Treasurer, 1935-1938.
  10 Neighborhood Complaints Necessitating Construction on St. Joseph's Property, 1933.
  11 Correspondence and Receipts for Building Contractors and Community Chest, 1933-1935.
  12 Invoices and Correspondence: Plumber, Painter, Concrete Construction, and Auto Repair and Sales, 1933-1934.
  13 Report of Repairs to Property and Building, 1933.
  14 Bill and Receipt for Global Audit paid by Joseph A. Hayden Co., 1932.
  15 Correspondence: Bank Account, Architect, and Donation, 1933-1935.
  16 Bank Account Deposit Receipts and Safety Deposit Receipts, 1932-1934.
  17 Tax Records, 1933-1935.
  18 Tax Records and Correspondence with Treasury Department, 1939-1940.
  19 Tax Records and Bank Account Correspondence, Deposit Receipts, Safety Deposit Receipts, and Statement, 1932-1939.
  20 Bank Account Deposit Receipts, Correspondence, and Notes of Deeds of Trust, 1932-1937.
  21 Correspondence of Property Sales and Bank Account Deposit Receipts, 1938-1940.
  22 Property Sales Correspondence and Reports, 1939-1940.
  23 Correspondence regarding Government Notification of Street Construction, Water Meter Replacement, and Tax Records, 1939-1940.
  24 Correspondence between Board of Trustees Secretary and Sisters regarding Funds, 1939-1940.
  25 Correspondence between Board of Trustees Secretary and Sisters regarding Funds, 1936-1939.
  26 Correspondence between Board of Trustees, Mother Superior, and St. Joseph's Attorney, Daniel O'Donoghue, regarding Tax Report and Property, 1943-1951.
  27 Health and Welfare Council: Annual Report, Retirement Pamphlets, Budget Policies and Procedures, Personnel Manual, and Correspondence, 1967.
Box Folder
14 1 Check Books and Check Stubbs, 1905-1909, 1944-1948.
  2 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1954.
  3 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1953-1954.
  4 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1954.
  5 Sisters of the Holy Cross Checking Account Bank Statements, 1955.
  6 Sisters of the Holy Cross Checking Account Deposit Receipts, 1955.
  7 Italian Orphan Fund Bank Account: Statements, Paid Checks, and Account Booklet, 1955.
  8 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1955.
  9 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1954-1955.
  10 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1955.
  11 Checking Account Bank Statements and Paid Checks, 1955.
  12 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1955.
Box Folder
15 1 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1956.
  2 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1956.
  3 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1956.
  4 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1957.
  5 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1956-1957.
  6 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1957.
  7 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1957.
  8 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1958.
  9 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1958.
Box Folder
16 1 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1958.
  2 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1958.
  3 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1959.
  4 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1959.
  5 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1959.
  6 Checking Account Statement and Paid Checks, 1959-1960.
  7 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1960.
  8 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1960.
Box Folder
17 1 Checking Account Deposit Slips, Receipts, and Checks, 1960.
  2 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1961.
  3 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1960-1961.
  5 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1961.
  6 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1961.
  6 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1961-1962.
  7 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1961.
  8 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1962.
Box Folder
18 1 Checkbook, 1961-1963.
  2 Checking Account Statements, Paid Checks, Deposit Slips, and Correspondence, 1961.
  3 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1962.
  4 Checking Account Statements, Paid Checks, and Insurance Receipts, 1961-1962.
  5 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1963.
  6 Checking Account Bank Statements, 1963.
  7 Checking Account Statements, Paid Checks, Check Stubbs, and Deposit Forms, 1964.
  8 Checking Account Statements, Construction Correspondence, and Insurance Receipts, 1965.
  9 Checking Account Statements, Construction Correspondence, and Insurance Receipts, 1965.
  10 Checking Account Statements, Paid Checks, and Check Stubbs, 1966.
  11 Correspondence regarding St. Joseph's Donation to the Sisters of the Holy Cross Building Fund, 1963-1964.
  12 Board of Trustees Correspondence and Bank Statements regarding Property Sales and Taxes, 1949.
Box Folder
19 1 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1962-1963.
  2 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1963.
  3 Checking Account Paid Checks, 1963-1964.
  4 Checking Account Paid Checks and Receipt, 1964.
  5 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1964.
  6 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statement, 1965.
  7 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statement, 1965.
Box Folder
20 1 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1965.
  2 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1965.
  3 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1965.
  4 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1965.
  5 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1965.
  6 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1965.
  7 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1965.
  8 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1965.
  9 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1965.
  10 Checking Account Paid Checks and Statements, 1965.
Box Folder
21 1 Check Book Stubbs, 1949-1954.
  2 Check Book Stubbs, 1953-1954.
  3 Check Book Stubbs, 1954-1955.
  4 Check Book Stubbs, 1955.
  5 Check Book Stubbs, 1956.
  6 Check Book Stubbs, 1956-1957.
  7 Check Book Stubbs, 1958.
  8 Check Book Stubbs, 1959.
  9 Check Book Stubbs, 1960.
  10 Check Book Stubbs, 1961.
  11 Check Book Stubbs, 1961.
  12 Check Book Stubbs, 1962.
  13 Check Book Stubbs, 1962.
  14 Check Book Stubbs, 1963.
  15 Check Book Stubbs, 1963.
  16 Check Book Stubbs, 1963-1964.
  17 Check Book Stubbs, 1964.
  18 Check Book Stubbs, 1964-1965.
  19 Check Book Stubbs, 1965.
  20 Check Book Stubbs, 1965.
Box Folder
22 1 Receipts for New Furniture and Appliances: E.B. Adams Co., 1961.
  2 Ordering of a New Monstrance: Correspondence, Photograph, and Drawing, 1962.
  3 Receipts for New Furniture and Appliances: E.B. Adams Co., 1961.
  4 Auto, Plumbing, and Construction Invoices and Correspondence, 1966.
  5 Loan Investments Correspondence, 1964-1965.
  6 Custodian Account with Union Trust Company: Correspondence, Statements, and Deposit Receipts, 1960-1962.
  7 Custodian Account with Union Trust Company: Correspondence and Statements, 1956, 1961-1963.
  8 Custodian Account with Union Trust Company: Correspondence, Statements, and Reports, 1964-1965.
  9 Union Trust Company Reports and Correspondence regarding Guardianship Account, 1963-1966.
  10 Board of Trustees and Health and Welfare Council Correspondence regarding Audit Records, 1960-1963.
  11 Board of Trustees Safe Deposit Account Form and Correspondence, 1952-1953, 1962.
  12 Health and Welfare Council Volunteer Studies and St. Joseph's Case Aides Proposal, 1962-1963.
  13 Correspondence regarding Insurance Policy for Sisters of the Holy Cross and St. Joseph's Policies and Procedures, 1965, n.d.
  14 Insurance Correspondence, Auto Repair Receipts, and Construction Correspondence, 1962.
  15 Insurance Policies Correspondence and Receipts and Auto Repairs Receipt, 1962.
  16 Insurance Policies: Correspondence, Receipts, and Notes, 1960-1963.
  17 Insurance Collection Correspondence, 1965.
  18 Insurance Policies Correspondence, 1965.
  19 Insurance Policy for Sisters of the Holy Cross: Correspondence and Receipts, 1961, 1964.
  20 Insurance Policy Forms and Correspondence, 1965-1966.
  21 Correspondence: Enterprise Federal Savings and Loan Account Opening, 1963.
  22 Tax Exemption Records, 1942-1951.
  23 Health and Welfare Council of the National Capital Area Budget for St. Joseph's, 1965.
Box Folder
23 1 Papers of Francis R. Weller, Campaign Committee Chairman: Correspondence, Notes, and Published Documents, 1927.
  2 Papers of Francis R. Weller, Campaign Committee Chairman: Correspondence, 1927.
  3 Papers of Francis R. Weller, Campaign Committee Chairman: Correspondence and Published Documents, 1927.
  1 Papers of Francis R. Weller, Campaign Committee Chairman: Correspondence, 1927.
  5 Papers of Francis R. Weller, Campaign Committee Chairman: Correspondence, Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes, and Treasurer's Annual Report, 1924-1926.
  6 Custodian Account, Stock Exchange: Correspondence, Receipts, and Portfolio, 1957-1964.
  7 Custodian Account, Stock Exchange: Correspondence, Receipts, and Portfolio, 1956-1964.
  8 Policies and Procedures of St. Joseph's Home and School, n.d.
  9 Tax Exemption Documents: Electric, Gas, Sales, and Instructions, 1949.
  10 Congressional Acts of Incorporation of St. Joseph's into the District of Columbia, 1855, 1926.
  11 Correspondence: Centennial Anniversary and Government Contracts, 1909-1913, 1955.
  12 Treasury Department Correspondence, Tax Forms, and Daniel W. O'Donoghue Tax Report, 1932, 1941-1942.
  13 Property Tax Exemption: Congressional Bill, Clipping, and Correspondence, 1942-1943.
  14 Transcripts of Congressional Bills of Incorporation, 1855, 1926.
  15 Congressional Bills Regarding St. Joseph's Inaugeration, Name Change, and Correspondence, 1855-1926.
  16 Board of Trustees Annual Meeting Minutes and Correspondence, 1949.
  17 Board of Lady Managers: Ways and Means Committee Correspondence, 1955, 1959.
  18 Board of Lady Managers Financial Records, 1951-1958.
Box Folder
24 1 Health and Welfare Council Manual on Classification and Salary Plan, 1964.
  2 Group Hospitalization Incorporation: Pamphlet of Participating Physicians and Handbook for Employers and Group Treasurers, 1967.
  3 Employee James Winant: Application, Time Sheets, and W-4, 1964-1968.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS
  4 Employee James Johnson: Application and W-4, 1967.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS
  5 Former Employees Applications, 1958-1966, n.d.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS
  6 Ransdell Printers 'Cuts' of Photographs Receipt, 1955.
  7 Business Invoices and Receipts, 1953-1955.
  8 Business Invoices and Receipts, 1953-1955.
  9 Business Invoices and Receipts, 1952-1955.
  10 Business Invoices, Receipts, and Correspondence, 1955.
  11 Business Invoices and Receipts, 1953-1955.
Box Folder
25 1 Statistical Reports, 1942-1965.
  2 Health and Welfare Council Budget Request Forms, Correspondence, Budget, and Application, 1966.
  3 Health and Welfare Council Application Information and Correspondence, 1966.
  4 Health and Welfare Council Budget Request Form for 1967, 1966.
  5 Group Hospitalization Incorporation: Application, Correspondence, and Agreement, 1961.
  6 National Health and Welfare Retirement Association Manual of Administrative Procedures, n.d.
  7 Health and Welfare Council: Manual for Accounting, Budgeting and Financial Reporting, and Correspondence, 1967.
  8 Health and Welfare Council: Manual for Accounting, Budgeting, and Financial Reporting Revised Appendix, 1967.
  9 Health and Welfare Council: Manual for Accounting, Budgeting, and Financial Reporting Draft, 1967.
  10 Health and Welfare Council: Manual for Accounting, Budgeting, and Financial Reporting Draft, 1967.
  11 Health and Welfare Council Classification and Salary Plan Manual, 1965.
Box Folder
26 1 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1906-1931.
  2 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1930-1934.
  3 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1932-1938.
  4 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1934-1938.
  5 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1935.
  6 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1939-1940.
  7 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1939-1940.
  8 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1939-1940.
  9 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1939-1940.
  10 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1939-1940.
  11 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1957-1962.
  12 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1959-1960.
  13 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1959-1960.
  14 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1960-1961.
  15 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1962-1963.
  16 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1962-1964.
  17 Wills with Bequests to St. Joseph's and Correspondence, 1951-1964.
Box Folder
27 1 Community Chest Accounts Ledger, 1929-1931.
  2 Ledger of Annual Accounts of St. Joseph's, 1925-1947.
  3 Community Chest Accounts Ledger, 1932-1949.
  4 Ledger of Annual Accounts of St. Joseph's, 1940-1947.
  5 Ledger of Annual Accounts of St. Joseph's, 1948-1952.
Box Folder
28 1 Disbursements and Receipts of Loans Ledger, 1915-1935.
  2 Ledger of Cash Receipts, 1948-1958.
  3 Ledger of Cash Disbursements, 1948-1958.
  4 Scrap Book: Correspondence, Photographs, Clippings, Congressional Records, Historical Notes, 1919, 1926-1927, 1929, 1931, 1934-1940, 1943, 1947, n.d.
Box Folder
29 1 Publicity Committee: Play Programs, Correspondence, Announcements, and Advertisements, 1956-1957.
  2 Publicity Committee: Play Programs, Correspondence, Announcements, and Advertisements, 1957-1960.
  3 Publicity Committee: Play Programs, Correspondence, Announcements, and Advertisements, 1959.
  4 Publicity Committee: Clippings and Correspondence regarding Olney Project, 1951-1954.
  5 Publicity Committee: Clippings and Correspondence regarding Olney Project, 1955-1959.
  6 Publicity Committee: Clippings and Correspondence regarding Olney Project, 1959-1960.
  7 Publicity Committee: Clippings and Correspondence regarding Olney Project, 1961.
  8 Play Program, Correspondence, Advertisement, and Clipping, 1961.
  9 Board of Lady Managers Correspondence regarding Committee Meetings, 1952-1959.
  10 Board of Lady Managers Correspondence regarding Membership, 1951-1957.
  11 Board of Lady Managers: Play Program, Correspondence, and Clippings, 1960.
  12 Play Program, Correspondence, and Advertisement, 1961-1962.
  13 One Hundredth Anniversary: St. Joseph's Home and School, 1855-1955, by Joseph Eckert, 1955.
  14 Programs for Production of "Little Mary Sunshine", ca. 1962.
  15 Play Programs, 1959-1963.
  16 Play Programs, 1963-1964.
  17 Publicity Committee: Four Photographs and Negatives, 1959, n.d.
  18 Printing Plate with Image of Sister Praying with Three Boys, 1955.
Box Folder
30 1 Board of Lady Managers Fund Raising Projects: Programs, Correspondence, Advertisements, and Clippings, 1953.
  2 Board of Lady Managers Fund Raising Projects: Programs, Correspondence, Advertisements, and Clippings, 1953-1954.
  3 Board of Lady Managers Fund Raising Projects: Programs, Correspondence, 1954.
  4 Board of Lady Managers Fund Raising Projects: Programs, Correspondence, and Clippings, 1955.
  5 Board of Lady Managers Washing Machine Project: Correspondence, Information Packets, and Notes, 1957-1958, n.d.
  6 History of St. Patrick's Parish, by Milton E. Smith, Washington, DC, 1904.
  7 Essay on St. Joseph's Home and School, February 1952.
  8 One Hundredth Anniversary Celebration Clippings, 1955.
  9 One Hundredth Anniversary Celebration: Correspondence, Pamphlets, and Funds, Notes, Program, and List of pew holders for commemorative Mass, 1955.
  10 One Hundredth Anniversary Celebration: Photographs, 1955.
  11 Research Material for History of St. Joseph's: Notes and Correspondence, 1955.
  12 Report of a Study of St. Joseph's Home and School of Washington, DC by Child Welfare League of America, 1937.
  13 Golden Jubilee of the Sisters of the Holy Cross at St. Patrick's Academy Souvenir Book and Clippings, 1935, 1941, 1955.
  14 Research Material for History of St. Joseph's: Notes and Correspondence, 1955.
Box Folder
31 1 Fifteen Printing Plates reinforced with Wood Blocks, 1955.
Box Folder
32 1 Board of Lady Managers Meeting Minutes Ledger (Photocopy), 1858-1926.
        partially RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  1 Register of St. Joseph's Male Orphan Asylum (Photocopy), 1856-1925.
  3 Admissions and Dismissal Records, 1926-1958.
  4 Children's Admittance Documents, n.d.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
Box Folder
33 1 Reference Card Index of Inmates, ca. 1868-1969.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
                       
Series 2: St. Vincent's Home and School, 1825-1970 (12 boxes)
This series consists of financial records, Board of Trustee's records, records of day-to-day living expenses, wills and bequests, some memorabilia on the early years of the asylum, as well as restricted material on employees of St. Vincent's and vital statistics and sacramental records for the residents of the home.
Box Folder
34 1 St. Vincent's Budget and Account Book, 1928.
  2 St. Vincent's Budget and Account Book, 1932-1935.
  3 St. Vincent's Budget and Account Book, 1935-1940.
  4 St. Vincent's Budget and Account Book, 1940-1945.
  5 St. Vincent's Budget and Account Book, 1934-1944.
Box Folder
35 1 St. Vincent's Home and School Audits, 1910-13, 1915, 1920-1, 1925-7.
  2 St. Vincent's Home and School Audits, 1930-1, 1933, 1943, 1945-7, 1950, 1959-60, Treasurer's Report, 1939.
  3 St. Vincent's Home and School Report on Audit as of December 31, 1965.
  4 St. Vincent's Home and School Report on Audit as of December 31, 1966.
  5 St. Vincent's Home and School Audited Financial Statements, December 31, 1967.
  6 St. Vincent's Tax Exemption Reports and Information, 1943-1946.
  7 St. Vincent's Tax Exemption Reports and Information, 1947-1950.
  8 St. Vincent's Tax Exemption Records and Information, 1951-1955.
  9 St. Vincent's Tax Exemption Reports and Information, 1956-1960.
  10 St. Vincent's Federal Excise Tax Exemption, 1959.
  11 St. Vincent's Tax Exemption Reports and Information, 1961-1963.
  12 St. Vincent's Tax Exemption Reports and Information, 1964-1967.
  13 St. Vincent's Tax Exemption Reports and Information, 1968-1970.
Box Folder
36 1 St. Vincent's Board of Trustees Members Lists and Membership Information, 1916, 1918, 1920, 1935-36, 1948, 1954, 1962, 1964-67.
  2 St. Vincent's Board of Trustees Files, 1964-1967.
  3 St. Vincent's Investment Advisory Account, opened 1958.
  4 Health and Welfare Council Budget Manual and Information, April 1967-May 1968.
  5 St. Vincent's Budget Reports to the Health and Welfare Council of the National D.C. Area, 1951-1967.
  6 St. Vincent's Comparative Series on Expenditures, 1940-51, and Wages, 1958-66.
  7 St. Vincent's Health and Welfare Council Revised Budget, 1967.
  8 St. Vincent's Health and Welfare Council Budget Request, 1968.
  9 St. Vincent's Health and Welfare Council Revised Budget, 1968.
  10 St. Vincent's Health and Welfare Council Revised Budget for Income, 1968.
  11 St. Vincent's Health and Welfare Council Budget Allocation, 1968.
  12 St. Vincent's Health and Welfare Council Estimated Receipts and Disbursements, Fourth Quarter 1968, October 10, 1968.
  13 Health and Welfare Council Miscellany, 1967-68.
        Some correspondence covering the closing of St. Vincent's and thus severing ties with HWC.
  14 St. Vincent's Health and Welfare Membership Application Extension to December 31, 1969, 1967-68.
        Includes Table of Organization for St. Vincent's Home and School
  15 Answers by St. Vincent's to Voluntary Services Study Questionnaire on Agency Objectives and Methods of Operation, 1963.
  16 Correspondence with the Board of Public Welfare, 1950, 1956, 1958, 1962, 1967.
Box Folder
37 1 General Report of the Study of the Children's Program of the District of Columbia with Recommendations, made by the Child Welfare League of America, 1937.
  2 Report of a Study of St. Vincent's Home and School of Washington, D.C., made by the Child Welfare League of America, 1937.
  3 Report of Follow-up Study of Children's Program of the District of Columbia, Child Welfare League, 1942.
  4 A Study of Six Children's Agencies of the Archdiocese of Washington, 1960.
  5 Contracts with D.C. Department of Public Welfare (DPW), 1907, 1946-47, 1951, 1956, 1958, 1960-61, 1963-64.
  6 Contracts with D.C. DPW, 1965, 1967-68.
  7 Permit to give childcare, 1967-1968.
  8 Correspondence with Catholic Charities, 1961, 1964.
  9 St. Vincent's Payroll Journals, 1962.
  10 St. Vincent's Payroll Journals, 1963.
  11 St. Vincent's Payroll Journals, 1964.
Box Folder
38 1 St. Vincent's Payroll Journals, 1965.
  2 St. Vincent's Payroll Journals, 1966.
  3 St. Vincent's Payroll Journals, 1967.
  4 St. Vincent's Employee Life Insurance, 1964, 1966-1968.
  5 St. Vincent's Federal Tax Returns, 1962.
  6 St. Vincent's Federal Tax Returns, 1963.
  7 St. Vincent's Federal Tax Returns, 1964.
  8 St. Vincent's Federal Tax Returns, 1965.
  9 St. Vincent's Federal Tax Returns, 1966.
  10 St. Vincent's District of Columbia Tax Returns, 1963-1964.
  11 St. Vincent's District of Columbia Tax Returns, 1965-1967.
  12 St. Vincent's U.S. Information Return, 1966-1967.
Box Folder
39 1 St. Vincent's Participation in the U.S. Government Surplus Commodations Program, 1946-1965.
  2 St. Vincent's Check Stubs, September 30, 1967-May 31, 1968.
  3 St. Vincent's Cancelled Checks, January 14, 1969-April 25, 1969.
  4 St. Vincent's National Bank of Washington Account Statements and cancelled checks, May 29, 1969-June 30, 1969.
Box Folder
40 1 Wills with Bequests to St. Vincent's, with correspondence, 1949-1953.
  2 Will with Bequest to St. Vincent's, with correspondence and civil settlement to meet terms of will, 1957.
  3 Wills with Bequests to St. Vincent's, with correspondence, 1958-1959.
  4 Wills with Bequests to St. Vincent's, with correspondence, 1960-1961.
  5 Wills with Bequests to St. Vincent's, with correspondence, 1962-1965.
  6 Legacies involving children in St. Vincent's, 1889, 1915, 1925, 1927.
Box Folder
41 1 St. Vincent Real Estate Miscellany, 1895, 1898-99, 1912-13, 1924, 1928, 1933-34, 1937.
  2 Blue Prints, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1964.
  3 Land survey information, 1901, 1913, 1921, 1965.
  4 Miscellaneous Plant Repairs, 1954, 1956, 1958-59, 1961-2, 1964-6.
        Materials presented as they were found.
  5 Plumbers - Maurice J. Colbert Co., 1923, 1933, 1936, 1946, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1955-1964.
        Materials presented as they were found.
  6 Water Registrar, 1954-55, 1963-64, 1966-68.
  7 St. Vincent's Pool - Installation and Publicity, 1932-33, 1950, 1954-55, 1962, n.d.
  8 Insulation of area above chapel, April, 1947.
  9 Apex Exterminating Company Contract, 1952.
  10 Otis Elevator Contracts and Maintenance, 1950, 1952, 1955, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1967.
  11 St. Vincent's Administrative Filing System Information, 1967, n.d.
  12 Improvements and Repairs to St. Vincent's, 1923, 1927, 1931, 1938, 1946-48, 1951, 1961, n.d.
        Contains Treasurer's Reports from 1923 and 1927; left in file as found by processor.
Box Folder
42 1 Inventory Lists for St. Vincent's, 1951-52, 1968, n.d.
  2 Occupancy Permit, 1947, 1961-1962, 1964-1965.
  3 St. Vincent's Home and School Paid Bills, 1967.
        "A" Records
  4 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        "B" Records
  5 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        "C" Records
  6 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        "D," "E," "F," "G" Records
  7 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        "H," "I," "J," "K" Records
Box Folder
43 1 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        "L," "M" Records
  2 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        "Mc," "N," "O" Records
  3 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        "P" Records
  4 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        Petty Cash Records
  5 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        "R" Records
  6 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        "S" Records
  7 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        "T," "V," "W" Records
  8 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1967.
        Yale Laundry Records
  9 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1954-1957, 1959, 1961-1962, 1964, 1968.
        Marshall Field Records
Box Folder
44 1 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968.
        "A" Records
  2 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969)
        Automobile Data; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  3 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969)
        "B" Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  4 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969)
        "C" Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  5 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1969 (1969)
        Chesapeake and Potomac Phone Company Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  6 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1969 (1969).
        "D" Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  7 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "E," "F" Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  8 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "G" Records
  9 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        Griffith-Consumers Co. Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  10 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        Good Shepherd Convent Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  11 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968.
        "H," "I," "J" Records
Box Folder
45 1 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "K," "L" Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  2 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "M," "N" Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  3 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "O," "P" Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  4 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "R" Records
  5 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "S" Records
  6 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "St. Schools Current School Year" Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  7 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "Standard Textile of D.C." Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  8 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "T," "U" Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  9 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "W" Records
  10 St. Vincent's Paid Bills, 1968 (1969).
        "X,Y,Z" Records; Files marked 1968 but some material is dated 1969.
  11 Miscellaneous Equipment Purchases, Part I, 1955-1964.
        Materials presented as they were found.
  12 Miscellaneous Equipment Purchases, Part II, 1950s-1960s.
        Materials presented as they were found.
  13 St. Vincent's Photographs, n.d.
        Photographs documenting history from founding through about mid-twentieth century.
  14 Miscellaneous articles on St. Vincent's or mentioning St. Vincent's, 1956, 1957, 1962, 1965.
  15 Articles related to close of St. Vincent's and plans for Edgewood, 1962, 1966-67.
Box Folder
46 1 Miscellaneous Correspondence - history of care and administration, 1908, 1918, 1949, 1950-51, 1958, 1959, 1968.
  2 Miscellaneous information on residents, 1965, 1968.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  3 St. Vincent's Employee Records, A-K, 1950-1968.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  4 St. Vincent's Employee Records, A-K continued, 1950-1968.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  5 St. Vincent's Employee Records, L-Z, 1950-1968.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  6 St. Vincent's Employee Records, L-Z continued, 1950-1968.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  7 St. Vincent's Employee Records, L-Z continued, 1950-1968.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  8 St. Vincent's Correspondence about residents, 1885-1901.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS. Copies. Summary available for researcher use, less personal and identifying information.
  9 St. Vincent's Correspondence about residents, 1885-1901.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS. Originals. Summary available for researcher use, less personal and identifying information.
Box Folder
47 1 First Communion Register, 1954-1968.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  2 Confirmation Register, 1953-1966.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  3 St. Vincent's Records of Children Received since July 12, 1924-1926.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  4 St. Vincent's Board Payments Received and Family Data, 1919-1923.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  5 St. Vincent's Board Payments Received, 1943-1945.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  6 St. Vincent's Board Payments Received, 1945-1947.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  7 St. Vincent's List of Residents with Record Number, n.d.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  8 St. Vincent's Baptism, Communion, and Confirmation Records, 1908-1954.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  9 St. Vincent's Resident Records, 1825-1946.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
                       
Series 3: St. Rose's Technical School for Girls, 1872-1947 (2 boxes)
This series consists of vital statistics for the residents and students of St. Rose's, administrative records, as well as memorabilia in a variety of media.
Box Folder
48 1 Register of Ladies of Charity and of Girls in St. Rose's, 1922-1937.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  2 Ledger of Historical Material; write-ups by sister servants explaining purpose of the school, Newspaper Photos and Clippings, Records of Duties of Individual Sisters, Sermon (1943), St. Rose Corporation Meeting Minutes, and Correspondence, 1928-1947.
  3 Register of Admittance and Discharge Records of Pupils, 1872-1916.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  4 Register of Graduates of St. Rose, 1912-1944.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  5 Photo Album of Graduating Classes, 1914-1944.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  6 Scrap Book of Newspaper Photos and Clippings, 1941-1943
  7 Scrap Book of Newspaper Photos and Clippings, 1943-1944
  8 Schools at War Victory Corp Scrap Book; Newspaper Photos and Clippings, War Effort Write-ups, and Photographs, 1943
  9 Register of St. Rose's Industrial School, 1872-1915.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
  10 Photo Album with some Clippings, 1935-1940.
  11 Scrap Book of Newspaper Photos, Clippings, Photographs and Correspondence, 1938-1943.
  12 Register of St. Rose's Industrial School, 1872-1937.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.
Box Folder
49 1 Girls' Personal Record Book marked Register #3, 1872-1937.
        RESTRICTED ACCESS.

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Related Material

Index Terms

Bibliography

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: St. Joseph's Home and School for Boys 1855-1970

Series 2: St. Vincent's Home and School, 1825-1970

Series 3: St. Rose's Technical School for Girls, 1872-1947

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