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ID: 300006745
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300006745

 

Record Type: concept
almshouses (buildings) (welfare buildings, <health and welfare buildings>, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Buildings housing locally administered public or private institutions for care of the homeless, disabled, and elderly without means; often operated in conjunction with a farm. For earlier buildings where the disabled, elderly poor, or vagrants were confined for reform and work, use "workhouses (buildings)." For places established solely for the distribution of alms, use "almonries (buildings)."
 
Terms:
almshouses (buildings) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
almshouse (building) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
alms houses (buildings) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
alms-houses (buildings) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
poor farms (buildings) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
poorhouses (buildings) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
armenhuizen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
armenhuis (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
hospice (C,U,French-P,AD,U,MSN)
hospicios (bienestar social) (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
hospicio (bienestar social) (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)
casa de beneficiencia (building) (C,U,Spanish,UF,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by function>
.................... <single built works by function> (G)
Hierarchy of institutional buildings
........................ institutional buildings (G)
Hierarchy of <health and welfare buildings>
............................ <health and welfare buildings> (G)
Hierarchy of welfare buildings
................................ welfare buildings (G)
Hierarchy of almshouses (buildings)
.................................... almshouses (buildings) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Wordt gebruikt voor gebouwen waar behoeftigen of anderszins hulpelozen zonder andere opvang worden verzorgd en te werk gesteld op kosten van de overheid; werden in de Verenigde Staten halverwege de 18e eeuw ingesteld en meestal gefinancierd door plaatselijke of nationale regeringen of door parochies; in Engeland waren ze aanvankelijk onder het beheer van kloosters voor het uitreiken van aalmoezen maar werden later bekostigd door particuliere liefdadigheidsinstellingen. Gebruik 'werkinrichtingen' voor gebouwen waar minder validen, arme bejaarden of zwervers worden opgesloten voor heropvoeding of correctieve straffen. Voor huizen uitsluitend bedoeld voor het verstrekken van aalmoezen, gebruik 'aalmoezeniershuizen'. 
Spanish ..... Edificio donde los indigente u otro tipo de personas desvalidas sin recursos son cuidades y puestas a trabajar a expensas de la administración pública. En los Estados Unidos, fueron establecidos desde la mediación del siglo XVIII y, generalmente, eran fundados por lo gobiernos o parroquias locales o estatales. En Inglaterra, estuvieron originariamente bajo la administración de los monasterior para la dispensa de limosnas, posteriormente, fueron dotados por la caridad privada. Para edificios en l 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  almonries (buildings)
..................................  (welfare buildings, <health and welfare buildings>, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name)) [300250369]
distinguished from ....  houses of correction (buildings)
..................................  (correctional institutions (buildings), institutional buildings, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name)) [300343477]
locus/setting for ....  almshouses (institutions)
................................  (correctional institutions (institutions), <institutions by activity>, ... Organizations (hierarchy name)) [300343487]
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  workhouses (buildings)
..................................................  (correctional institutions (buildings), institutional buildings, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name)) [300006490]
possess/exist in ....  alms (gifts)
..............................  (gifts (legal property), property (legal concept), ... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) [300400538]

Sources and Contributors:
almshouse (building)............  [AASLH Preferred, CHIN / RCIP Preferred, VP]
...................................  AASLH data (2016-)
...................................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
...................................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/845; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
...................................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 845
almshouses (buildings)............  [VP Preferred]
.........................................  Avery Index (1963-) (source AAT)
.........................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.........................................  Curl, Encyclopedia of Architectural Terms (1993)
.........................................  Fleming et al., Penguin Dictionary of Architecture (1981)
.........................................  Harris, Dictionary of Architecture and Construction (1975)
.........................................  Lever and Harris, Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, 2d ed. (1993) illustration
.........................................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
.........................................  RCHME, Revised Thesaurus of Architectural Terms (1989)
.........................................  RIBA, Architectural Keywords (1982)
.........................................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990)
.........................................  Roberts, Construction Industry Thesaurus (1976) 26
.........................................  Sturgis, Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1901)
alms houses (buildings)............  [VP]
.........................................  HUD Research Thesaurus (1980)
alms-houses (buildings)............  [VP]
.........................................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
armenhuis............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
armenhuizen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
casa de beneficiencia (building)............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP]
.....................................................  Gran Enciclopedia Larousse (1973) 4:752
hospice............  [AASLH, CHIN / RCIP]
.................  AASLH data (2016-)
.................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
.................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/845; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
.................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 845
hospicio (bienestar social)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
...............................................  Enciclopedia universal ilustrada europeo-americana (1997) 28:448
hospicios (bienestar social)............  [CDBP-SNPC]
...............................................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
poor farms (buildings)............  [VP]
.........................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.........................................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990)
poorhouses (buildings)............  [VP]
.........................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.........................................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.........................................  Random House Unabridged Dictionary (1993)
.........................................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990)
.........................................  Sturgis, Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1901)
 
Subject: .....  [AASLH, CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AASLH data (2016-)
............  Branner, Index to JSAH (1974) almshouses, poorhouses, workhouses, etc.
............  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
............  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/845; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
............  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-)
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Curl, Encyclopedia of Architectural Terms (1993)
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Almshouses," accessed 26 July 2010
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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