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Boston North End Mission : Records, 1862-1926


Quantity

1 carton, 3 card file boxes

Provenance

The collection was donated to the Archives by the Boston Children's Service Association.

History

The Hanover Home Mission Society, a Methodist affiliated chapel and Sunday school, began in 1862. In 1868, its name was changed to the Boston North End Mission. The Mission provided a variety of services, including a temporary refuge for "wayward" women, industrial schools, and a temporary home for children. In 1907 it became exclusively a child welfare agency. BNEM merged with the Children's Aid Association in 1928.

Scope and Content

The records include annual reports, minutes and client registers.