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Hillcrest Center for Children records, 1956-1975. 

Creator: 
Hillcrest Center for Children (Bedford Hills, N.Y.)
Phys. Desc: 
4.5 linear ft. ( 8 boxes)
Call Number: 
MS#0593
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Voluntary child care agency in Bedford Hills, N.Y. Katharine D. Brownell, M.D. was president of the Board of Directors. The Center ceased operations in 1977.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, and miscellaneous material including files of Katharine D. Brownell, M.D., 1963-1970; general files of the organization dealing with Hillcrest's relationship to various New York City and State agencies; minutes of the Board of Directors; and annual reports. Among the correspondents are New York City Mayors Robert F. Wagner, Jr., and John Vliet Lindsay.