The Archives

Image Citation - Stacy, G. (ca. 1865) Omnibus & cars New York City. New York, ca. 1865. [New York, N.Y.: George Stacy] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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About The Archives

Mary Ellen Wilson (Circa 1876)

The Archives is one of the nation’s most valuable repositories of original and compiled material on the origins, history and development of the child protection movement.


The mission of the Archives is to preserve the history of the child protection movement as documented
through the NYSPCC’s historical artifacts, documents, digital media, and photographs.

Available to Access:  NYSPCC-Archives Public Portal

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Location and Contact Information

520 Eighth Avenue – Suite 1401 – New York City 

Click here to email – The Archivist – Ruth Edele.


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