An Inventory of the Benevolent Society for Retarded Children Collection, 1950-2000


Archives & Special Collections
College of Staten Island Library, CUNY
2800 Victory Blvd., 1L-216
Staten Island, NY 10314

2006 The College of Staten Island, CUNY

Finding Aid by Lisa Holland, Catherine Carson


   

Overview of the Collection

Collection No. :WSSM-8
Title:Benevolent Society for Retarded Children Collection
Creator:Benevolent Society for Retarded Children
Dates:1950-2000
Extent:Approximately 1.5 Linear Feet
Abstract:The Benevolent Society for Retarded Children was founded as the parent's association of the Willowbrook State School in 1949. The Benevolent Society for Retarded Children became part of the New York State Association for Retarded Children (NYSARC) in 1959. The collection includes minutes, annual financial reports, and annual luncheon programs. Most of the records are from the 1970s and 1980s, but annual luncheon programs are available for most years.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

The Benevolent Society for Retarded Children Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Department of the Library, College of Staten Island, CUNY, Staten Island, New York.

Acquisition

The Benevolent Society for Retarded Children donated duplicate items and allowed Archives & Special Collecitons to photocopy other records in 2006. The Benevolent Society for Retarded Children retains the original records.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Kerry Falloon, Lisa Holland, Catherine N. Carson and Sally Milner.

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Restrictions

Access

Access to this record group is unrestricted.

Copyright Notice

The researcher assumes full responsibility for compliance with laws of copyright. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Coordinator of Archives & Special Collections.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following terms. Manuscipt collections are not included in the College of Staten Island's library catalog at this time.

Willowbrook State School

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Container Listing

                       
 
Box# Folder# Title
1 1 BSRC - Annual Luncheon Programs, 1954 - 1964
    - Benevolent Society for Retarded Children - Annual Luncheon Programs
1 2 BSRC - Annual Luncheon Programs, 1965 - 1968
    - Benevolent Society for Retarded Children - Annual Luncheon Programs
1 3 BSRC - Annual Luncheon Programs, 1969 - 1971
    - Benevolent Society for Retarded Children - Annual Luncheon Programs
1 4 BSRC - Annual Luncheon Programs, 1972 - 1974
    - Benevolent Society for Retarded Children - Annual Luncheon Programs
2 1 BSRC - Annual Luncheon Programs, 1981 - 1987
    - Benevolent Society for Retarded Children - Annual Luncheon Programs
2 2 BSRC - Annual Luncheon Programs, 1988 - 1992
    - Benevolent Society for Retarded Children - Annual Luncheon Programs
2 3 BSRC - Annual Luncheon Programs, 1993 - 1997
    - Benevolent Society for Retarded Children - Annual Luncheon Programs
3 1 BSRC - Certificate of Incorporation, Board of Director Listings, Other Corporate Certificates, 1950 - 1991
    - Benevolent Society for Retarded Children - Certificate of incorporation
    - Corporate Records
    - By-laws
3 2 BSRC - Correspondence, Notes, 1973 - 2000
    - Benevolent Society for Retarded Children - Meeting notices
    - Membership Letters
3 3 BSRC - Financial Reports, 1973 - 1991
3 4 BSRC - Hostel Committee - Meeting agendas, minutes, other correspondence, 1975 - 1976
    - Hostel Committee reports
    - Hostel Committee budget
    - Hostel Committee meeting minutes
3 5 BSRC - Meeting Minutes - Board of Directors, 1975 - 1988
3 6 BSRC - Meeting Minutes - General Membership, 1978 - 1988
3 7 BSRC - Meeting Minutes - Joint Membership/Board of Directors, 1987 - 1989
3 8 BSRC - Newsletters, 1967 - 1982
3 9 BSRC - Newsletters, 1983 - 1992
3 10 BSRC - Nominating Committee Reports, 1978 - 1991
    - Nominating Committee reports and election results
3 11 BSCR - Other documents, 1985 - 1988
    - Proclamation from Borough President Lamberti
    - Citation from Governor Mario Cuomo
    - Joint Service Agreement - BSRC and Willowbrook Developmental Center
4 1 Willowbrook Parents - Brooklyn - Meeting Minutes, 1974 - 1975
4 2 Willowbrook Parents - Brooklyn - Planning Committee Meeting Minutes, 1974 - 1975
4 3 Willowbrook Parents - Queens - Meeting Notices, Agendas, 1974 - 1975
4 4 Willowbrook Parents - Queens - Meeting Minutes, 1974 - 1975
4 5 Willowbrook Parents - Queens - Planning Committee Meeting Minutes, 1974 - 1975
4 6 Willowbrook Parents - Staten Island - Meeting Notices, 1974 - 1976
4 7 Willowbrook Parents - Staten Island - Meeting Minutes, 1974 - 1975
4 8 Willowbrook - Audit Reports, 1972 - 1973
    - Audit Report - Building 20 Project
    - Audit Report - Financial and Operating Practices
4 9 Willowbrook - Litigation, 1978 - 1993
    - NYSARC and Patricia Parisi v. State of New York
    - Stipulation and Order re: Consumer Advisory Board
    - Permanent Injunction
4 10 Willowbrook Development Center - Operational Plan, 1976 - 1981
4 11 Willowbrook Development Center - Proposed Program for Blind Residents, 1974-1975
    - Meeting Minutes
    - Notes
4 12 SIDC - Committee Minutes, Correspondence, 1977 - 1986
    - Non-Appropriated Funds Advisory Committee - Minutes
4 13 Other Organizations - Miscellaneous Documents, 1973 - 1990
    - Newsletter - The Willowbrook Focus, December 1971 - Produced by Central Habilitation Services
    - Brooklyn Developmental Center - Annual Report
    - CB2 - West Brighton Committee Report
    - A Very Special Place - Pioneer Luncheon Program

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