Hillside Children's Center Papers

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Hillside Children's Center papers
Creator: Hillside Children's Center (Rochester, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.122
Dates: 1837-2001
Physical Description: 26 boxes, 121 Volumes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Revision Information
Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I: Business papers
Subseries I: Legal papers
Subseries II: Financial papers
Series II: Institutional records
Subseries I: Registers of children admitted
Subseries II: Health records
Subseries III: Indenture records
Subseries IV: Personnel records and policies
Subseries V: Vision, planning, and marketing materials
Series III: Correspondence
Series IV: Minutes
Subseries I: Minutes of the Board of Managers of the Rochester Orphan Asylum
Subseries II: Minutes of the Board of Managers, Executive Committee, and Annual Meetings
Subseries III: Minutes of the Board of Trustees
Subseries IV: Minutes of the Board of Directors
Subseries V: Minutes from other committees and presentation notes
Series V: Reports
Subseries I: Annual reports
Subseries II: Annual Treasurer's reports
Subseries III: Reports of the Board of Managers, Trustees, and/or Directors
Subseries IV: Other reports
Series VI: History of the Rochester Orphan Asylum & Hillside Children's Center
Subseries I: Historical documents
Subseries II: History of the institution
Series VII: Photographs
Series VIII: Printed material
Series IX: Maps and floor plans
Subseries I: Plans by J. Foster Warner
Subseries II: Plans by Alling De Forest
Subseries III: Other plans
Series X: Special programs and events materials
Subseries I: Hillside Skins Challenge
Subseries II: "How about me?" documentary
Subseries III: Anniversary celebrations
Subseries IV: Events with politicians
Subseries V: Individual events
Series XI: News reports from local media
Collection Overview
Title: Hillside Children's Center papers
Creator: Hillside Children's Center (Rochester, N.Y.)
Call Number: D.122
Dates: 1837-2001
Physical Description: 26 boxes, 121 Volumes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Hillside Children's Center originated at a meeting of Rochester women at the home of Mrs. William Atkinson on February 28, 1837. The women named the organization "The Rochester Female Association for the Relief of Orphan and Destitute Children." They decided to incorporate this organization and it officially became the Rochester Orphan Asylum. The Asylum was governed by two groups: the Board of Lady Managers and the Board of Trustees, which was composed entirely of men. The Asylum opened on April 2, 1837. It housed nine children in a small two-story cottage with a garden, on the west bank of the Genesee River on South Sophia Street. The Asylum moved to a new building in Hubbell Park on April 9, 1844.

The morning of January 8, 1901 was tragic for the Rochester Orphan Asylum. A fire broke out which completely destroyed one building and a new wing of the Asylum. Twenty-eight children and three employees were lost. The Board decided to rebuild in a country setting. The new site was secured through the will of Mrs. Laura B. Adams. She gave the institution one-sixth interest on 30 acres of property in Cobbs Hill. The other interests were purchased by the Asylum. A cottage-type institution was decided on for the new site, where small groups of children lived in each cottage with house parents. In the spring of 1905, the Asylum moved to its present location on Monroe Avenue in Cobbs Hill.

Between 1920 and 1965, Hillside served dependent, neglected children. House parents lived in the cottages and a family-like environment was present. In 1921, the Rochester Orphan Asylum changed its name to Hillside Home for Children and, in 1940, to Hillside Children's Center.

From the beginning, the institution operated a school and maintained a teacher, but in 1931 the school was closed and all the children were sent to neighborhood public schools. In 1949, the Men's and Women's Boards were combined as one. At the Mid-century Conference of 1950 a goal was set: "For every child a fair chance for the development of a healthy personality." Hillside strives to achieve this goal and much more.

At present, Hillside Children's Center serves dependent, neglected, learning and emotionally disabled children and youth, 5 to 17 years of age. Hillside is supervised by the New York State Board of Social Welfare, the Department of Social Services, and the Department of Education. The governing of Hillside is done by a Board of Directors. From its members are elected an Executive Board and Trustees. Hillside Children's Center is an accredited member of the Child Welfare League of America, the United Community Chest of Greater Rochester and Monroe County, and the New York State Council of Voluntary Child Care Agencies.

Scope and Content
The Hillside Children's Center Papers contain historical materials such as records of the children cared for by the Rochester Orphan Asylum and later, Hillside Children's Center; original legal documents and by-laws of the institution; correspondence; committee/board minutes and reports (printed annual reports and various other printed materials have been removed and catalogued); financial documents; property maps, floor plans, and blueprints; audio-visual materials such as videotapes and slides; photographs; newspaper clippings; and miscellaneous printed materials and ephemera.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Orphanages
Children--Institutional care
Children--Services for
Minutes (Records)
Correspondence
Records (Documents)
Photographs
Newspaper clippings
Video recordings
Hillside Children's Center (Rochester, N.Y.)
Rochester Orphan Asylum
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Boxes 1-9, Bound Volumes 1-28, and Package 1 were the gift of Hillside Children's Center, March 16, 1979. Subsequent materials were received from Hillside and added to the collection on September 18, 1986 (maps, plot plans, and the architectural drawings of J. Foster Warner, Alling DeForest and others) and 2001 (Boxes 10-26, Volumes 29-31, and Package 2).Access
The Hillside Children's Center papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Hillside Children's Center papers, D.122, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
See also D. 279 Hillside Children's Center Addition .


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Revision Information
2017-10: EAD revision

Content List
Series I: Business papers
Subseries I: Legal papers
Box 1, Folder 1Constitution, by-laws, and acts of incorporation
Box 1, Folder 4Legal documents: Deeds, 1843, undated
Box 1, Folder 5Legal documents: Copy of the legislative act to revise and consolidate the statues of the state relating to the custody and care of indigent and pauper children by orphan asylums and other charitable institutions, 1884
Box 1, Folder 6Legal documents: Report on an investigation of the Care of Children, undated
Box 1, Folder 6Legal documents: Report of an investigation of the sanitary conditions at the asylum, 1890
Box 1, Folder 7Legal documents: Court proceedings, 1893, 1894
Box 1, Folder 8Legal documents: Resolutions of the Board of Directors regarding investments and indentures, 1905-1906 1916
Box 1, Folder 9Legal documents: Sales of property, 1911 1928 1930 1931 1958.
Box 1, Folder 10Legal documents: Agreement with contractor for building alterations, 1917
Box 1, Folder 11Legal documents: Change of name, 1921
Box 1, Folder 12Legal documents: Land lease agreement, 1924
Box 11, Folder 1Laws of New York, re: Rochester Orphan Asylum, Acts of Incorporation, 1838, 1840, 1871, 1888, 1898
Photocopies

Box 11, Folder 3Acts of incorporation, 1934, 1949
Photocopies

Box 11, Folder 4Certificate of Change of Name to Hillside Children's Center, 1942
Photocopy.

Box 11, Folder 9Certificate of Extension of Powers, 1960
Photocopy

Box 11, Folder 10Inter-agency agreement, July 1961
Box 12, Folder 6Corporate by-laws, November 21, 1994
Box 12, Folder 9Operating certificate, Bridges for Youth and Families, January 31, 1997
Box 12, Folder 11Certificate of Assumed Name of Hillside Behavioral Health System to "Hillside Family of Agencies", December 2000
Subseries II: Financial papers
Box 1, Folder 2Financial documents, 1839-1977
Box 1, Folder 15Wills for which Rochester Orphan Asylum was a beneficiary, 1868, 1871, 1892, 1894, 1907, 1909, 1911, 1922, 1932, 1952, undated
Box 9Three sets of accounting records, 1943, 1946, 1947
Box 9Hillside Children's Center audit reports, 1943-1948, 1950-1951
Box 9Hillside Children's Center, balance sheet, 1946
Box 15, Folder 1Permanent fund, gifts, and legacies, circa 1890's-1940's
Bound notebook

Box 15, Folder 2Treasurer's reports, notebook, December 1949-March 1956
Box 15, Folder 3Treasurer's report, February 28, 1957
Box 15, Folder 4Financial reports, October 1957-September 1958
Box 15, Folder 5Budget growth, 1966-1993
Report by James W. Cotter, October 28, 1992.

Volume 16A, Volume 16B, Volume 16CFinancial records of children at the asylum, 1892-1902, 1923-1938
Volume 17A, Volume 17B, Volume 17CStaff salaries, 1902-1938
Volume 18Daily cash report, March 3, 1931-May 31, 1938
Volume 19ACash books for income account, October 1, 1900-September 22, 1910
Volume 19BCash books for income account, 1941-1942
Volume 20Cash book for permanent fund account, October 1, 1900-September 12, 1909
Volume 21Ledger: income and expenditures, 1932-1938
Volume 22"Memoranda of legacies and special donations to the Rochester Orphan Asylum and an account of the use to which these legacies and donations have been applied", January 1839-May 1892
Volume 23Individual donations to the asylum, August 1924-June 1938
Volume 24List of potential donors, 1895-1899
Volume 25A, Volume 25B, Volume 25CList of subscribers to Rochester Orphan Asylum and the amounts given, 1901-1917
Series II: Institutional records
Subseries I: Registers of children admitted
May include birthdays, parents' names, and dismissals

Box 1, Folder 14Children received and dismissed, 1837-1890, 1892, 1897, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1939-1948, undated
Volume 9AAdmissions, April 10, 1837-October 2, 1866
Volume 9BAdmissions, April 10, 1837-September 24, 1867
Volume 9CAdmissions, October 1, 1869-January 8, 1882
Volume 9DAdmissions, 1869-February 13, 1894
Volume 9EAdmissions, 1870-1880
Volume 10AAdmissions, March 1873-March 28, 1883
Volume 10BAdmissions, March 8, 1873-December 25, 1893
Volume 10CAdmissions, March 1881-November 19, 1885
Volume 9FAdmissions, October 1, 1881-January 1889
Volume 9GAdmissions, April 1886-March 1893
Volume 10DAdmissions, July 27, 1888-April 20, 1894
Volume 10EAdmissions, November 10, 1888-June 18, 1893
Volume 9HAdmissions, February 1, 1889-December 1894
Volume 9IAdmissions, 1889-1898
Volume 10FAdmissions, December 31, 1890-August 30, 1920
Volume 10GAdmissions, July 8, 1892-May 18, 1925
Volume 10HAdmissions, June 16, 1893-September 16, 1896
Volume 9JAdmissions, February 1, 1894-1919
Volume 9KAdmissions, February 1, 1895-1905
Volume 10IAdmissions, October 24, 1896-April 2, 1900
Volume 10JAdmissions, April 2, 1900-October 3, 1904
Volume 9LAdmissions, October 1900-February 1, 1931
Volume 10KAdmissions, November 9, 1904-August 9, 1911
Volume 10LAdmissions, August 9, 1911-January 7, 1918
Volume 10MAdmissions, August 30, 1920-January 28, 1923
Volume 10NAdmissions, June 5, 1925-July 23, 1928
Volume 10OAdmissions, October 8, 1928-June 23, 1930
Volume 9MAdmissions, January 1939-February 1945
Box 17Admissions records, 1960's
Contains index cards arranged alphabetically by last name of child. See also Bound Volumes.

Volume 14Record of visitors for children, January 16, 1932-November 30, 1933
Volume 15A, Volume 15BDaily record of activities and events at the asylum, 1907-1920
Volume 26A, Volume 26B, Volume 26C, Volume 26DRecord of children in Rochester Orphan Asylum: statistics for State Board of Charities, March 13, 1877-February 13, 1939
Subseries II: Health records
Box 1, Folder 3Documents relating to 1901 fire, including interment records of victims
Volume 13Burial register, March 15, 1838-August 7, 1905
Volume 12Discipline book, March 24, 1889-September 23, 1902
Box 11, Folder 5Infirmary program policies, 1950, 1959
Box 11, Folder 8Proposals for the convalescent care of children, 1959-1960
Volume 31A, Volume 31B, Volume 31C, Volume 31D, Volume 31E, Volume 31F, Volume 31GNursing records, 1965-1966, 1969-1973
Subseries III: Indenture records
Box 5, Folder 1-12Indenture papers, circa 1840-1900
Volume 11Record of indentures, including name of child and person indentured to, October 16, 1837-August 1, 1914
Subseries IV: Personnel records and policies
Box 1, Folder 13Lists of names: Members of Boards and Committee; Mailing lists and list of positions, with salaries and responsibilities, 1930-1953
Box 11, Folder 2Standing Committees, Hillside Home for Children, 1934-1935
Box 11, Folder 6Director - Member list, 1952
Box 11, Folder 7Personnel policies, 1953, 1962
Box 11, Folder 17Director - Members orientation information, September 17, 1975
Box 12, Folder 1Board Members, personal information, circa 1993
Removed from binder.

Box 12, Folder 3Affirmative action program and staff diversity directory, 1994
Box 16Employee records, 1950's
Contains index cards arranged alphabetically by last name of employee.

Box 20, Folder 3Attendance award, March 1927
Box 20, Folder 7Staff newsletters, 1982, 1998
Box 26, Folder 26General staff meeting for Hillside Children's Center, May 18, 1995
Afternoon session, led by president and CEO Dennis Richardson.
Running time: 1 hour, 34 minutes.

Volume 8Board of Managers' members and assignments at Hillside, December 1927-April 1938
Volume 27Business memoranda for Rochester Orphan Asylum: Record by Mrs. William N. Sage of her activities on behalf of Rochester Orphan Asylum, 1886-1889
Subseries V: Vision, planning, and marketing materials
Box 12, Folder 2"Visions of service," paper on Hillside Children's Center's strategic goals by James W. Cotter, June 17, 1993
Box 12, Folder 4Strategic planning manual, April 1994
Box 12, Folder 5Governing body manual, revised, May 1994
Box 12, Folder 7Program narrative, 1994-1995
Box 12, Folder 8"Transformation" program materials, 1995-1996
Box 20, Folder 12Marketing materials folder, November 2000
Package 2Tube containing rolled poster re: JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) and Hillside Children's Center, undated
Perhaps for use in a company meeting/presentation or display?

Series III: Correspondence
Box 2, Folder 1John N. Beckley, President of the Board of Trustees, 1923, 1925, 1928-1932, undated
Box 2, Folder 2Kate Bullock, Case worker, 1933
Box 2, Folder 3Mr. M.H. Eisenhart, Chairman of the Farm Committee, 1931-1932 1950
Box 2, Folder 4Mrs. M.H. Eisenhart, President of the Board of Managers, 1931-1932, undated
Box 2, Folder 5Thomas Hawks, Secretary of the Hillside Children's Center, 1948-1954
Box 2, Folder 6Walter S. Hubbell, Secretary of the Rochester Orphan Asylum, 1921
Box 2, Folder 7Carl F.W. Kaelber, Secretary of the Hillside Children's Center, 1942, 1944, 1948
Box 2, Folder 8Adelaide Kaiser, Director of the Hillside Children's Center, 1949, 1950, 1958, 1969
Box 2, Folder 9James Post, Child from Rochester Orphan Asylum going to school at Oberlin, Ohio, 1861-1863, undated
Box 2, Folder 10Sherwood Smith, Secretary of the Hillside Children's Center, 1948, 1950-1951
Box 2, Folder 11Walter L. Todd, President of Hillside Children's Center, 1951
Box 2, Folder 12A.P. Turner, Reverend, 1933
Box 2, Folder 13Schuyler C. Wells, Jr., Treasurer of the Hillside Children's Center, 1946, 1947, 1950
Box 2, Folder 14Herbert J. Winn, Treasurer of the Hillside Home for Children, 1930-1932, 1934
Box 2, Folder 15Dougal E. Young, Superintendent of the Hillside Home for Children, 1933
Box 2, Folder 16Winona F. Young, Executive Secretary of the Children's Service Bureau, Inc., 1933
Box 2, Folder 17Miscellaneous correspondence, 1843, 1844, 1846, 1878, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1921, 1931, 1937, 1945, 1947, 1950, 1957, 1969, 1976, undated
Box 18, Folder 1Director - member correspondence, 1950-1959
Box 18, Folder 2Miscellaneous financial correspondence, 1950-1961
Box 18, Folder 3Alumni correspondence, memories for Hillside centennial celebration, June 3, 1986, undated
Box 18, Folder 4Bolger family inquiry correspondence, 1991
Box 18, Folder 5Letters of complaint to Dennis Richardson re: article in newspaper about worker at Hillside Children's Center, April-May, 1999
Includes newspaper article and Richardson's response.

Series IV: Minutes
Subseries I: Minutes of the Board of Managers of the Rochester Orphan Asylum
Volume 1AFebruary 28, 1837-September 26, 1843
Volume 1BOctober 10, 1843-September 24, 1850
Volume 1COctober 8, 1850-February 22, 1859
Volume 1DMarch 29, 1859-December 29, 1863
Volume 1EJanuary 26, 1864-September 24, 1872
Volume 1FOctober 1872-September 18, 1878
Volume 1GOctober 8, 1878-January 27, 1886
Volume 1HFebruary 10, 1886-January 1889
Volume 1IJanuary 23, 1889-January 1895
Volume 1JFebruary 1895-July 1902
Volume 1KSeptember 1902-September 27, 1916
Volume 1LOctober 10, 1916-March 25, 1931
Subseries II: Minutes of the Board of Managers, Executive Committee, and Annual Meetings
Volume 2AMinutes of the Board of Managers, Executive Committee, and Annual Meetings, 1931-1938
Box 3, Folder 1Annual meetings of the Board of Managers and Board of Trustees, 1933-1934, 1948
Box 3, Folder 15Board of Managers, 1948-1949
Volume 2BMinutes of the Board of Managers, Executive Committee, and Annual Meetings, 1939-1942
Volume 2CMinutes of the Board of Managers, Executive Committee, and Annual Meetings, January 19, 1944-June 16, 1949
Box 3, Folder 11Executive Committee, 1948, 1949
Box 13, Folder 4Minutes, Executive board meetings, April 25, 1957-January 28, 1959
Subseries III: Minutes of the Board of Trustees
Volume 3AFebruary 1890-April 1897
Volume 3BNovember 4, 1898-October 14, 1907
Box 3, Folder 21906, 1922, 1932, 1946, 1950, 1952, undated
Volume 3COctober 16, 1908-1928
Volume 3DJuly 1, 1928-January 1, 1939
Volume 3EJanuary 1, 1939-January 1, 1946
Volume 3FJanuary 1946-October 1949
Box 13, Folder 1March 4, 1957; March 4, 1959
Subseries IV: Minutes of the Board of Directors
Volume 4AJanuary 1950-December 1952
Volume 4BJanuary 1953-January 1955
Volume 4CJanuary 1955-May 1956
Volume 4DAugust 1956-February 1959
Volume 4ESeptember 1957-May 1964
Box 13, Folder 2Minutes, Director - Member annual meetings, 1957-1959
Box 13, Folder 3Minutes, Director - Member quarterly meetings, October 31, 1957-October 8, 1958
Subseries V: Minutes from other committees and presentation notes
Box 3, Folder 3Building Committee, 1906
Box 3, Folder 4-10Children's Committee, 1939-1945
Box 3, Folder 12Finance Committee, 1943
Volume 5Minutes of Liaison Committee; Director's Annual Report; Minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1947-1949
Box 3, Folder 13-14Liaison Committee, 1948-1949
Box 3, Folder 16Matron's Committee, 1892, 1889, undated
Box 3, Folder 17Policy Committee, undated
Box 3, Folder 18Miscellaneous papers concerning minutes and meetings
Box 13, Folder 5Presentation notes and minutes, annual meeting, May 13, 1999
Box 13, Folder 6Presentation notes, general staff meeting, September 22, 1999
Box 13, Folder 7Presentation notes, agency roundtable discussion, January 10, 2001
Series V: Reports
Note: Printed Annual Reports have been cataloged.

Subseries I: Annual reports
Box 4, Folder 4Director's annual reports, 1942-1944, 1947-1948
Box 14, Folder 1-22Annual reports, 1950-1967, 1969-1972
Subseries II: Annual Treasurer's reports
Volume 6AJuly 1, 1931-June 30, 1932
Volume 6BJuly 1, 1932-June 30, 1933
Volume 6CJuly 1, 1933-March 31, 1934
Volume 6DApril 2, 1934-March 31, 1935
Volume 6EApril 1, 1935-March 31, 1936
Volume 6FApril 1, 1936-March 31, 1937
Volume 6GApril 1, 1943-March 31, 1944
Volume 6HApril 1, 1944-March 31, 1945
Volume 6IApril 1, 1945-March 30, 1946
Volume 6JApril 1, 1946-March 30, 1947
Volume 6KApril 1, 1947-March 31, 1948
Volume 6LApril 1, 1948-March 31, 1949
Volume 6MApril 1, 1949-March 31, 1950
2 copies

Volume 6NApril 1, 1950-March 31, 1951
Box 4, Folder 6Interim reports of the Treasurer, 1950, 1954
Box 4, Folder 17Treasurer's reports, 1899, 1947-1949, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954
Subseries III: Reports of the Board of Managers, Trustees, and/or Directors
Box 4, Folder 1Annual report of the Board of Managers, Annual Treasurer's report, 1839, 1845, 1898
Box 4, Folder 2Annual meeting of the Board of Directors, 1950-1952
Box 4, Folder 9Reports of Superintendent to Board of Trustees and Board of Managers, 1931
Volume 7AVisits by Board of Managers' members to investigate conditions at the Rochester Orphan Asylum, May 11, 1837-July 28, 1839
Volume 7BVisits by Board of Managers' members to investigate conditions at the Rochester Orphan Asylum, September 1869-May 1887
Subseries IV: Other reports
Box 4, Folder 3Reports of the Children's Service Bureau, 1931, 1933
Box 4, Folder 5Reports of General Inspection to the State Board of Charities, 1901, 1904, 1916, 1917, 1920, 1922, 1927, 1929, 1930
Box 4, Folder 7Report of Special Committee to investigate charges brought against Hillside by Mrs. Clinton M. Bidwell, a former house mother, 1922
Box 4, Folder 8Reports of the Public Relations Committee, circa 1960
Box 4, Folder 10-16Superintendent's reports, 1931-1937
Box 4, Folder 18Miscellaneous reports, 1931, 1933-1934, 1937, 1950, 1976, undated
Box 7, Folder 2Weekly reports of Manager's visits to Rochester Orphan Asylum, 1902-1906
Recorded by Mrs. Edmund Occumpaugh, Jr., Chairman of Visiting Committee

Box 11, Folder 11Long Range Planning Committee reports, 1963, 1964
Box 11, Folder 13Report on Hillside Children's Center by James W. Cotter, Director, December 8, 1971
Series VI: History of the Rochester Orphan Asylum & Hillside Children's Center
Subseries I: Historical documents
Box 6, Folder 1"The Original Paper" and "Mrs. Gilman H. Perkins" - brief histories of the early years of the Rochester Orphan Asylum, beginning, 1834
Box 6, Folder 2Report of the Committee on the subject of an Orphan Asylum, February 11, 1837
Box 6, Folder 3Minutes of a meeting held at Mrs. Porter's, to consider the propriety of establishing an Orphan Asylum, January 28, 1837
Box 6, Folder 4Communication from the Trustees by the Secretary, T.H. Rochester, in reference to finances, 1843
Box 6, Folder 5Parent's or guardian's rights once a child was received by the Rochester Orphan Asylum, 1845
Box 6, Folder 6Medical report on the health of the Children and recommendations for dietary changes, 1845
Box 6, Folder 7Letters on appropriations and qualifications of teachers, 1848
Box 6, Folder 8Appeal for the Rochester Orphan Asylum, 1862
Box 6, Folder 9Letter from Dr. Little in relation to the hygienic management of the children at the Rochester Orphan Asylum, 1868
Box 6, Folder 10Letter sketching the origin and history of the Rochester Orphan Asylum, 1869
Box 6, Folder 11Supplement to the Report to the Commissioner of Public Charities, 1869
Box 6, Folder 12Diary of Asylum affairs by a member of the Board of Managers, 1869-1877
Box 6, Folder 13Letter to John N. Beckley advising him on the employment of Mr. and Mrs. VonDohlen, 1906
Box 6, Folder 14"Hillside Children's Center"
Booklet

Box 6, Folder 15"The Hillside Home for Children: Alone Against the World"
Booklet

Box 6, Folder 16Hillside Children's Home
Pamphlets

Box 6, Folder 17Short histories of Hillside
Box 6, Folder 18Walter L. Todd: Biographical information and his contributions to Hillside
Box 6, Folder 19Centennial, 1937
Subseries II: History of the institution
Box 10, Folder 1Landmarks of Monroe County, New York, by William F. Peck, 1895
Excerpt re: Rochester Orphan Asylum.

Box 10, Folder 2"Hillside, the beautiful", circa 1921
Printed history of Hillside Home for Children, circa 1921.

Box 10, Folder 3"A tribute to past presidents", 1974
Slide show notes, 1974.

Box 10, Folder 4Lella's Cottage history, 1983
Box 10, Folder 5"Bausch Cottage fire episode", March 8, 1985
Report, March 8, 1985.

Box 10, Folder 6"George Eastman's devotion to Hillside", November 14, 1990
Box 10, Folder 7"The history of Hillside," by Richard Eisenhart, Board member, May 20, 1992
Box 10, Folder 8"Hillside Children's Center, general history", 1993
Box 10, Folder 9Toils, trials, and sacrifices: The Rochester Orphan Asylum from 1837 to 1905, May 1996
Honors thesis by Jane Yunker, SUNY Geneseo, May 1996. Includes research notes and materials.

Series VII: Photographs
Box 7, Folder 1Calendars with art-work done by boys at Hillside, 1934-1937
Box 22, Folder 1Alumni, large group at Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) celebration, 1987
6 identical photographs.

Box 22, Folder 2Bausch dedication ceremony, undated
21 photos

Box 22, Folder 3Board members and staff members, undated
Photographs include: James W. Cotter, Ann Hayslip, Felix Lichmann
3 photographs

Box 22, Folder 4Boy Scouts at camp, undated
5 photographs.

Box 22, Folder 5Cemetery plot of 1901 Rochester Orphan Asylum fire victims, Mt. Hope Cemetery, undated
9 photographs.

Box 22, Folder 6Christmas service and activities, 1973
12 photographs.

Box 22, Folder 7Leonard Crawford (?), Hillside alumnus, October 1997
4 photographs.

Box 22, Folder 8Hawks Recreation Center, photos of architectural renderings, undated.
6 identical photographs

Box 22, Folder 9Hillside Children's Center grounds, April 1997
20 photographs.

Box 22, Folder 10Hutchinson ground-breaking ceremony, June 11, 1958
2 group photographs.

Box 22, Folder 11"Mother and child" painting, auctioned for Hillside Children's Center, November 1996
2 photographs

Volume 30APhotograph album: Special Santas program, 1995
Box 7, Folder 3Miscellaneous photographs of children, 1913-1914
Box 7, Folder 4Miscellaneous photographs of grounds and buildings, 1913-1914
Box 7, Folder 5Miscellaneous photographs of children, 1950's
Box 22, Folder 13Unidentified children, group photos, undated
10 photographs.

Box 7, Folder 6Miscellaneous photographs of grounds and buildings, 1950's
Box 7aPhotograph album
Package 1Miscellaneous photographs
Box 22, Folder 12Unidentified adults, group photos, undated
2 photographs.

Series VIII: Printed material
Box 7aMiscellaneous printed material
Box 8, Folder 1Rules and regulations the children must follow, 1938
Box 8, Folder 2Thrift cards, WWI, and bank books
Box 8, Folder 3Forms, information, and children of other institutions
Box 8, Folder 4Proxies: for annual meetings of the Director-Members, 1954; and for the Board of Trustees, 1930
Box 8, Folder 5One hundred years of child care in New Haven, 1833-1933
Book

Box 8, Folder 6Easy lessons in reading; For the use of the younger classes in common schools, 1840
Published by J. & J.W. Prentiss (Old reader)

Box 8, Folder 7Foster care of children, facts and figures, 1937-1942
Box 11, Folder 12Program of Hillside Children's Center, April 1970
Box 11, Folder 14Program and goals of Hillside Children's Center, March 1972
Box 11, Folder 15"Hillside Children's Center - a perspective", September and October 1974
Program and policies

Box 11, Folder 16"Hillside Children's Center - an overview", September 1975
Program and policies booklet

Box 11, Folder 18"A look at Hillside Children's Center", 1982
Program and policies booklet
2 copies.

Box 11, Folder 19Application to United Way of Central New York, 1984-1985
Large binder including programs and policies, by-laws, and financial information.

Box 12, Folder 10Services of Hillside Children's Center, 1999
Box 20, Folder 2Blank letterhead stationery cards, with envelopes
Box 20, Folder 4"The center bugle," student newsletter, June 1943
Box 20, Folder 5Printed pamphlets on Hillside Children's Center, 1970's-1980's
Box 20, Folder 6Northaven, Inc. pamphlet and annual report, 1975-1976
Box 20, Folder 8Art calendars, 1986 and 1987
Box 20, Folder 9Annual reports from Rochester agencies other than Hillside Children's Center, 1992-1994
Box 20, Folder 10Andrews-Trahey School materials, 1998-1999
Box 20, Folder 11Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection newsletter, March 2000
Box 21, Folder 4Press releases from Hillside Children's Center, 1970-1975, undated
Series IX: Maps and floor plans
Subseries I: Plans by J. Foster Warner
Eastman Cottage for Boys, rear elevation
Blueprint.

Laundry for Rochester Orphan Asylum, front elevation
Blueprint.

Laundry for Rochester Orphan Asylum, first floor plan, 1907
Blueprint.

Subseries II: Plans by Alling De Forest
Plan of new grounds, 1904.
2 blueprints, 2 drawings on paper

Study for playground
Blueprint.

Rochester Orphan Asylum...showing existing and proposed location of buildings, June 4, 1919
Blueprint.

Grading plan, 1919
Blueprint.

Planting plan for Rochester Orphan Asylum, 1913
Blueprint.

Subseries III: Other plans
Map of property intended to purchase by the Rochester Orphan Asylum
3 copies

Proposed sub-division property of the Rochester Orphan Asylum
Blueprint.

Topographical map of the property of the Rochester Orphan Asylum
Blueprint.

Topographical map of Hillside property
Blueprint.

Plot plan for Hillside Children's Center
City assessment and taxation map of Hillside and adjacent property, 1930
Drawing on linen.

Map of a survey of part of lot no.45, TWP 13-R 7-2D in the Town of Brighton, Monroe County, 1947
Reproduction of blueprint.

Plot plan of play areas. E.W. Myers, 8/25/52
Rough draft.

Rochester Orphan Asylum, cold storage, side and end elevation, section thro "A"-"A". Leon Stern, architect, 1916
Blueprint.

[Unidentified building,] front elevation
Blueprint.

Eastern Girl Scout Lodge, plans and elevations, C. Storrs Barrows, architect, 1933
Blueprint.

Box 9Topographical map of the entire center
Box 9Map of School House property, Lot 36-
Box 9Map of R.G.&E. lines on Hillside property
Box 9Map of portion of property of the Hillside Children's Center
Box 9Map of Rochester Orphan Asylum
Box 9Four drawings of the location of man-holes
Box 9Rochester Orphan Asylum - Plan of new grounds
Box 9Floor plans of Hillside Children's Center at 25 Wilmer
Box 9Floor plans of Hillside Children's Center at 798 and 800 Arnett Blvd
Box 9Floor plans of Hillside Children's Center at 226 Laburnam
Box 9Floor plans of Hillside Children's Center at 69 Appleton Street
Box 9Floor plans by Harry A. Caulfield, November 8, 1972
Box 20, Folder 1Grounds and buildings of Hillside Children's Center, Monroe Avenue location
Drawings, maps, and printed photos.

Series X: Special programs and events materials
Subseries I: Hillside Skins Challenge
Box 19, Folder 8Hillside Skins Challenge, July 13, 1999
Programs and printed ephemera.

Box 25, Folder 2"Rochester sports wrap" television discussion program, moderated by Mike Ryan of the Times Union, June 5, 1989; June 12, 1989
Programs contain discussions of the Hillside Skins Challenge, June 6, 1989. PGA star Jeff Sluman featured on both programs. Running time: 30 minutes each program, 1 hour total.

Box 25, Folder 3Golf clinic at Hillside Skins Challenge, June 6, 1989
Running time: 1 hour.

Box 25, Folder 4-5Hillside Skins Challenge, June 6, 1989
Includes: golf round; post-game program/ceremony; luncheon for corporate sponsors; golf round.
Running time: 1 hour, 47 minutes.

Box 25, Folder 6-7Promotional video of 1989 Hillside Skins Challenge, produced for 1990 corporate sponsors
Copyright, 1989, Hillside Children's Center, All rights reserved.
Running time: 8 minutes, 25 seconds.

Box 25, Folder 9Press conference at Hillside Children's Center, re: 1990 Hillside Skins Challenge to be held July 9, 1990, April 5, 1990
Running time: 15 minutes.

Box 25, Folder 10Promotional announcements: Hillside Skins Challenge, 1990
Promotional announcement, WROC Channel 8, circa June/July 1990
Advertisement for Hillside Skins Challenge, July 9, 1990.

Promotional announcement, Computerland, circa June/July 1990
Advertisement for Hillside Skins Challenge, July 9, 1990.
Running time: 3 minutes.

Box 25, Folder 11News reports; public service announcement: collecting soup labels and Hillside Skins Challenge
News report, WROC Channel 8, undated
Story about senior citizens who volunteer for Hillside Children's Center by collecting soup labels.

News report, WHEC Channel 10, circa June/July 1990
Discussion of Hillside Skins Challenge, July 9, 1990.

Public service announcement, WOKR Channel 13, circa June/July 1990.
Advertisement for Hillside Skins Challenge, July 9, 1990.
Running time: 6 minutes.

Box 25, Folder 12Hillside Skins Challenge, WROC Channel 8 primetime broadcast of the event, July 9, 1990
Running time: 1 hour.

Box 25, Folder 13Hillside Skins Challenge, July 9, 1990
Includes: golf clinic; interviews with golfers.
Running time: 1 hour, 20 minutes.

Box 25, Folder 14Promotional announcement, WROC Channel 8, June 4, 1991
Advertisement for Hillside Skins Challenge, July 29, 1991.
Running time: 1 min. total. Two identical promotions, 30 seconds each.

Box 25, Folder 15Public service announcement, WOKR Channel 13: Hillside Skins Challenge, circa June/July 1991
Advertisement for Hillside Skins Challenge, July 29, 1991.
Running time: 55 seconds.

Box 25, Folder 16Hillside Skins Challenge, July 29, 1991
WROC Channel 8 "Sports Special" primetime broadcast, including a 5-minute profile of Hillside Children's Center within the coverage of the Skins game.
Running time: 1 hour, 28 minutes.

Box 25, Folder 17Hillside Skins Challenge, July 29, 1991
Segment of WROC Channel 8 "Sports Special" primetime broadcast. This videotape does not contain the entire broadcast of the Skins game; it only contains the profile of Hillside Children's Center that was located within the program (see Videotape #16)
Running time: 5 minutes.

Box 26, Folder 18Hillside Skins Challenge, 1992
Inserts re: Hillside Children's Center programs for WROC Channel 8 primetime broadcast of Skins game.
Running time: 21 minutes total.

"Volunteer visiting friends" program
Located on tape beginning at 4 minutes, 37 seconds.

"Homeward bound" program
Located on tape at 4 minutes, 38 seconds.

"International adoption" program
Located on tape at 9 minutes, 29 seconds.

Overview of Hillside Children's Center
Located on tape at 16 minutes, 43 seconds.

Box 26, Folder 19Promotional announcement, WROC Channel 8: Hillside Skins Challenge, July 15, 1993
"Tickets" advertisement for Hillside Skins Challenge, August 16, 1993.
Running time: 30 seconds.

Box 26, Folder 20Hillside Skins Challenge, August 16, 1993
WROC Channel 8 "Round-up Show" primetime broadcast of the event, without commercials.
Running time: 43 minutes.

Box 26, Folder 21Promotional announcement, WGRC Channel 9: Hillside Skins Challenge, May 12, 1994
Advertisement for Hillside Skins Challenge, June 28, 1994.
Running time: 30 seconds.

Box 26, Folder 22Promotional announcements, WROC Channel 8: Hillside Skins Challenge, circa June 1994
Advertisements for Hillside Skins Challenge, June 28, 1994. Two promotions.
Running time: 45 seconds total; 30 seconds for first promo; 15 seconds for second promotion.

Box 26, Folder 27Promotional announcement, WGRC Channel 9: Hillside Skins Challenge, July 6, 1995
Advertisement for Hillside Skins Challenge, August 1, 1995.
Running time: 30 seconds.

Subseries II: "How about me?" documentary
Box 24"How about me?" documentary film reel, 1981
Contains 35 mm film reel of "How About Me?"

Box 19, Folder 2"How about me?" documentary film produced for Hillside Children's Center, 1981
Correspondence re: film production and distribution, 1980-1982.
Folder 1 of 3

Box 19, Folder 3"How about me?" production notes, scripts, and expenses, 1981-1982, undated
Folder 2 of 3

Box 19, Folder 4"How about me?" printed ephemera, 1980-1984, undated
Folder 3 of 3

Box 23, Folder 2A-2F"How about me?" slide-show presentation, 1979
See also Box 24 for film reel.
Removed from 2 trays (Tray A contained 104 slides; Tray B contained 51 slides; incomplete set, missing slides)

Subseries III: Anniversary celebrations
Box 7aGuest book for 100th Anniversary celebration, 1937
Box 19, Folder 5Sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) events, 1987
Includes materials and ephemera

Subseries IV: Events with politicians
Box 26, Folder 31George W. Bush, Governor of Texas, and George Pataki, Governor of New York, visit to Hillside Children's Center, October 4, 1999
This video is of an early presidential campaign stop for Governor Bush, who speaks to the children about Hillside's Work-Scholarship Connection Program.
Running time: 37 minutes.

Box 18, Folder 6Bush, George W. Signed letter to Dennis Richardson re: visit to Hillside Children's Center, October 6, 1999
Box 18, Folder 7Bush, George W. and Laura. Christmas card to Dennis Richardson, December 1999
Box 18, Folder 8Bush, Laura. Signed letter to Dennis Richardson and Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection students re: visit to Hillside Children's Center, October 8, 1999
Box 18, Folder 9Pataki, George. Signed letter to Dennis Richardson re: visit to Hillside Children's Center, October 6, 1999
Volume 30BPhotograph album: George W. Bush and George Pataki's visit to Hillside Children's Center, October 4, 1999
Subseries V: Individual events
Box 19, Folder 1Activities schedule, Hillside Children's Center, Winter-Spring 1961-1962
Box 19, Folder 6Groundbreaking ceremony materials, Central New York Residential Treatment Facility of Hillside Children's Center, Auburn, NY, April 28, 1992
Box 19, Folder 7CWLA Management Award nomination materials, August 15, 1996
Box 19, Folder 9-10Hike for Hillside, September 25, 1999
Registration, advertising materials, and ephemera

Box 19, Folder 11Miscellaneous programs, ceremonies and invitations, 1976-2000
Box 23, Folder 1A-1D"A child like Jeff" slide-show presentation, 1975?
Includes 120 slides and an audiocassette

Box 23, Folder 3A"Children's fund" slide-show presentation, 1984-
41 slides, removed from 1 tray (incomplete set, missing slides).

Box 23, Folder 4A-4D"A community tradition" slide-show presentation, date unknown
58 slides, removed from 1 tray (incomplete set, missing slides), and audiocassette

Box 23, Folder 5A"Hillside family forum, #1", January 8, 2000
Audiocassette

Box 25, Folder 8Interview with Robert Morris of Hillside Children's Center, recipient of the American Institute for Public Service Jefferson Award, March 25, 1990
Includes: interview with Morris; interaction with children.
Running time: 48 minutes.

Series XI: News reports from local media
Box 25, Folder 1News reports; public service announcement
News report, WHEC Channel 8, circa December 1988
Report on Special Santas Program of Hillside Children's Center. Located on tape at 27 minute.

News report, WHEC Channel 8, circa 1988/1989
Report on shortage of space in youth shelters for homeless and runaway children, mentioning Hillside Children's Center. Located on tape at 30 minute.

Public service announcement, WOKR Channel 13, circa May/June, 1989.
Advertisement for Hillside Skins Challenge, June 6, 1989. Located on tape at 39 minute, 25 second.

Box 26, Folder 23News report, WHEC Channel 10, circa August 1994
Report about 16 year old runaway, mentioning Hillside Children's Center and including interview with Hillside spokesman Vince Dollard.
Running time: 13 minutes.

Box 26, Folder 24News report, WOKR Channel 13, September 21, 1994
"Bright Spot" profile of Hillside Children's Center and retirement of executive director Jim Cotter.
Located on tape at 11 minutes, 5 seconds. Length of profile: 1 minute.

Box 26, Folder 25News reports
News report, WROC Channel 8, re: Hillside Children's Center runaways, circa 1994
Located on tape at 6 minutes, 56 seconds.

News report, WGRC Channel 9, re: story about foster father who abused children from Hillside Children's Center, circa October 1994
Located on tape at 44 minutes, 34 seconds and continuing stories throughout tape until 1 hour, 48 minutes.

Box 26, Folder 28News reports, WHEC Channel 10: profiles of outreach program of Hillside Children's Center, circa 1997
Running time: 4 minutes.

Box 26, Folder 29News reports
News report, WROC Channel 8, circa November 1997
Located on tape at beginning.

News report, WROC Channel 8, re: story on foster care at Hillside Children's Center, former Hillside foster child Frank Justice, December 1997
Located on tape at 45 minutes, 30 seconds.

News report, WHEC Channel 10, re: story about children from Allendale Columbia School shopping for clothing for Hillside Children's Center residents, December 1997
Located on tape at 1 hour, 7 minutes.

Box 26, Folder 30United Way 1998 campaign film
Mentions Hillside Children's Center at beginning of program
Running time: 10 minutes, 30 seconds.

Box 26, Folder 32Public service announcement, Time Warner Communications, advertisement for foster parent recruitment at Hillside Children's Center, March 28, 2000
Running time: 30 seconds.

Box 7aNewspaper clippings, 1846, 1887, 1901, 1943, 1945, 1950+, undated
Box 21, Folder 1Miscellaneous newspaper clippings and materials on Hillside, circa 1937
Rremoved from a scrapbook

Box 21, Folder 3Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, 1945-1972
Box 21, Folder 6Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, 1995-1999, undated
Box 21, Folder 2Newspaper clippings and Eastman Kodak Company press releases re: World War II "Kodakids" program, circa 1940-1946
Research materials of Jane Yunker.

Box 21, Folder 5Newspaper clippings re: New York Senator Fred Eckert and work-study programs affecting Hillside, August and September 1981
Box 21, Folder 7Newspaper clippings re: 100th Anniversary of 1901 fire at Rochester Orphan Asylum, January 8, 2001
Volume 28A, Volume 28B, Volume 28CScrapbooks of newspaper clippings, 1838-1974
Volume 29A, Volume 29B, Volume 29C, Volume 29D, Volume 29E, Volume 29F, Volume 29G, Volume 29HScrapbooks of newspaper clippings, 1974-1982, 1991-1997


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