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Boston Children's Aid Association : Records, 1915-1960


Quantity

14 cartons, 1 file box

Provenance

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

History

The Boston Children's Aid Association was formed by the merger of the Boston Children's Aid Society and the Boston Society for the Care of Girls in 1922. It merged with the Boston Children's Friend Society in 1960 to become the Boston Children's Service Association. The CAA was a private child welfare agency that dealt with foster care placements, adoptions, and counseling.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of both client and administrative records, including case files, annual reports, minutes, and scrapbooks.