Provident Institution for Savings records
- 1816 - 1966
Scope and Contents
Composed of meeting minutes, photographs, publications, and related business and financial records.
- Provident Institution for Savings in the Town of Boston (Organization)
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Collection is closed until processed.
Restrictions on use
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Provident Institution for Savings was founded in 1816, largely at the insistence of John Cheverus, the Catholic Bishop of Boston, who wanted to provide for his parishioners. The bank was the first in the United States to be incorporated.
3 Linear Feet (2 containers)
Language of Materials
Because the current accessioning system was not used until January 1986, it is not possible to know exactly the dates of acquisition of materials received before that time.
- Provident Institution for Savings Records
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