New York Foundling Hospital

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|} <br>The New York Foundling Hospital was one of the two main sending institutions involved in the [[National Orphan Train Complex|orphan train movement]] from 1853-1930 which "placed out" by railroad 200,000 orphans, abandoned, or homeless children to 48 states and Canada. In some cases they have records of birth parents. The New York Foundling Hospital is administered by the {{wpd|Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul}}.[[Image:Insert building images here.jpg|thumb|right]]<br><br>  
 
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<br> The New York Foundling Hospital was one of the two main sending institutions involved in the [[National Orphan Train Complex|orphan train movement]] from 1853-1930 which "placed out" by railroad 200,000 orphans, abandoned, or homeless children to 48 states and Canada. In some cases they have records of birth parents. The New York Foundling Hospital is administered by the {{wpd|Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul}}.[[Image:Insert building images here.jpg|thumb|right|Insert building images here.jpg]]<br><br>  
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*Inskeep, Carolee R. ''The New York Foundling Hospital: An Index to Its Federal, State and Local Census Records (1870–1925)''. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1995. {{WorldCat|33242143|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. (Family History Library book {{FHL|760149|title-id|disp=974.71 J3in}}.) Includes 1870, 1880, 1890 (police census), 1900, 1905, 1910, 1915, 1920, and 1925 censuses. Alphabetical list of children, sisters, and workers.
  
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===

Revision as of 19:20, 27 September 2012

New York Foundling Hospital

The New York Foundling Hospital was one of the two main sending institutions involved in the orphan train movement from 1853-1930 which "placed out" by railroad 200,000 orphans, abandoned, or homeless children to 48 states and Canada. In some cases they have records of birth parents. The New York Foundling Hospital is administered by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul.

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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  repository@whatever.net

Address:[1]

000 Santa's Workshop Lane
North Pole, AK 99999-9999

Telephone:[1]  800-000-0000, or 801-000-0000
Fax:  802-000-0000

Hours and holidays:[1]  Monday-Saturday 9:00 to 4:30

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[1]  {Optional}

Internet sites and databases:

  • Repository Internet site {create a link for each bullet, and then give a line or two listing content so the reader will know if it is worthwhile to click on that link}.
  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

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Tips

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Guides

  • Inskeep, Carolee R. The New York Foundling Hospital: An Index to Its Federal, State and Local Census Records (1870–1925). Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1995. At various libraries (WorldCat). (Family History Library book 974.71 J3in.) Includes 1870, 1880, 1890 (police census), 1900, 1905, 1910, 1915, 1920, and 1925 censuses. Alphabetical list of children, sisters, and workers.

Alternate Repositories

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If you cannot visit or find a source at the New York Foundling Hospital, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

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