Sample Pages of Original Ledgers

Sample Pages of Original Ledgers at the New York Juvenile Asylum:

Case Registers-House of Reception:

Example of a page from Case Registers-House of Reception, 1860-1891 (left page in ledger). See below for corresponding page.
Example of a page from Case Registers-House of Reception, 1860-1891 (right page in ledger). See above for corresponding page.

Indentures/Case Notes:

Example of a page from Indentures/Case Notes, 1854-1888 (with Case Numbers).

Ledger for Indentures/Case Notes, 1854-1888. It takes two people to carry this as it’s so large and the binding is loose. Note the special cradle the book must be displayed in to prevent the binding from deteriorating further.

Indenturing Committee Minutes:

Example of a page from Minutes-Committees: Indenturing, 1853-1920.

Register of Children No. 1:

Example of a page from NYJA Register No. 1, 1858-1888. Note that they indicate which children are sent West on orphan trains in the right column.

Register of Children, No. 1, 1858-1888.

Parent Surrender Records:

Parent Surrender Record for Clark Kidder’s great-uncle, Clarence Reese – from Parent Surrender Records.
Cover of Parent Surrender book (1853-60).

Applications for Discharge:

Example of a page from Applications for Discharge, 1862-1865.

Applications for Discharge (1864-65) book in archival box.

Visitor’s Record:

Visitor Record, 1898-1901 (Admissions).

Sample Pages of Original Ledgers at the New York House of Refuge:

An 1825 Case File from the New York House of Refuge for a girl named Margaret.

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