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Committee of Fifteen records

Title
Committee of Fifteen records, 1900-1901.
Author
Committee of Fifteen (New York, N.Y. : 1900)
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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
r. 1Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 2Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 2Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 3Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 3Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 4Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 4Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 5Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 5Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 6Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 6Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 7Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 7Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 8Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 8Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 9Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 9Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 10Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 10Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 11Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 11Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 12Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 12Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 13Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 13Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 14Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 14Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 15Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 15Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 16Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 16Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
r. 17Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*ZL-255 r. 17Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
17.5 linear feet (49 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
  • Microfilm must be used in lieu of originals.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Entire collection available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • ?
Biography (note)
  • The Committee of Fifteen was a non-partisan citizens' committee established in 1900 to investigate the cause and extent of the increase in prostitution and gambling in New York City and to promote legislation necessary to correct the problem. The Committee, consisting of prominent bankers, lawyers and businessmen, published its report, The Social Evil With Special Reference to Conditions Existing in the City of New York, in 1902.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 608
Author
Committee of Fifteen (New York, N.Y. : 1900)
Title
Committee of Fifteen records, 1900-1901.
Additional Formats
Entire collection available on microfilm; New York Public Library; *ZL-255
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, and other records of the Committee of Fifteen. Correspondence, 1900-1901, of George W. Morgan, assistant secretary of the Committee, is with the public, Committee members, New York State Assembly members, and the New York City Dept. of Health. Other records of the Committee's investigations include notebooks containing entries detailing visits and violations; affidavits and reports made by investigators; and scrapbooks of press clippings, 1900-1901, about New York City politics, police and vice.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Access
Microfilm must be used in lieu of originals.
Biography
The Committee of Fifteen was a non-partisan citizens' committee established in 1900 to investigate the cause and extent of the increase in prostitution and gambling in New York City and to promote legislation necessary to correct the problem. The Committee, consisting of prominent bankers, lawyers and businessmen, published its report, The Social Evil With Special Reference to Conditions Existing in the City of New York, in 1902.
Finding Aids
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Added Author
Baldwin, William H.
Morgan, George W.
Smith, Charles Sprague, 1853-1910.
Smith, Charles Stewart, 1832-1909.
New York (N.Y.). Department of Health.
Research Call Number
MssCol 608
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