Indigent Widows' and Single Women's Society of Philadelphia records

The Indigent Widows and Single Women's Society of Philadelphia was founded in 1817 by Sarah Ralston, a Quaker. She organized this charitable organization for women of good "Christian" character. The name was eventually changed to the Ralston House when the organization admitted men. Correspondence,... Full description

Record Source: Archival Materials
Collection Information: Indigent Widows' and Single Women's Society of Philadelphia Records (#1400)
Corporate Author: Indigent Widows’ and Single Women’s Society of Philadelphia (Pa.)
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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