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Providence Female Charitable Society Records

Collection Overview

Title:Providence Female Charitable Society Records
Date range:1799-1952
Creator:Providence Female Charitable Society
Extent:1.5 linear feet
Abstract:The idea for the formation of a charitable society to help "indigent women and children" was first proposed by a group of well-known Providence women in March of 1800. The Providence Female Charitable Society was formed April 2nd the same year. This collection contains correspondence and other records related to the organization.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Rhode Island Historical Society
Collection number:MSS 642