This is a collection of donated records related to institutional practices of managing children tied to their admission (clinical abstracts, evaluations), social work (notes about residents, social work reports, assessments) and education (intelligence tests, progress reports, class assignments).
Ontario's Children's Aid Society Files
This is a sub-collection of donated records showing the connection between Children's Aid Society and institutionalization.
This sub-collection contains admission records, or files related to bringing children into the institution.
Social Work Files
This sub-collection contains institutional records related to social work, including social workers' notes about residents, social work reports, and assessments.
School and Intelligence Assessments
This sub-collection contains institutional records related to education, including intelligence testing, student progress reports, and letters regarding the assignment of students to classes based on their test results.
This sub-collection includes institutional correspondences with residents' families related to living expenses.