Cafferty, Pastora San Juan. Papers, 1919-1982
- TitleGuide to the Pastora San Juan Cafferty Papers1919-1982
- PublisherUniversity of Chicago Library
- Physical Description2.75 linear feet (6 boxes)
- RepositorySpecial Collections Research Center University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.
- AbstractPastora San Juan Cafferty , urban planning researcher at the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration and National Opinion Research Center, with a focus on race and ethnicity in the United States. The collection contains teaching materials, and material on urban policy planning and the history and culture of the School of Social Service Administration.
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Architecture and Urban Planning
Sociology and Social Welfare
Chicago and Illinois
Series V is restricted. The series contains student evaluative material restricted 80 years from the last date of the respective folder. The remaining part of the collection is open for research.
When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Cafferty, Pastora San Juan. Papers,[Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.
Pastora San Juan Cafferty became Professor Emerita of University of Chicago since June 2005. She graduated from St. Bernard College and received M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in American Literary and Cultural History from George Washington University. She became a tenured professor in the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration in 1985. She also served as a Research Associate and Senior Study Director with the National Opinion Research Center, and was among the faculty of the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. Her work focuses on issues of race and ethnicity in the United States.
The collection spans the years 1919 – 1982, with the bulk of the material from the late 1970s and early 1980s. The materials reflect Cafferty’s involvement with urban policy planning in and around Chicago as well as her participation in the evolution of the School of Social Service Administration at University of Chicago from its origination in 1919 as the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy. The largest portion of the collection comprises Cafferty’s teaching materials, including course syllabi, class handouts and reading lists. Also included are urban planning policy materials, and archival material from alumnae of the School of Social Service Administration. The collection has been arranged into five series.
Series I, Teaching Materials includes correspondence, syllabi, reading lists, handouts, course assignments, examinations, student papers, and student and internship documentation.
Series II, Urban Policy Planning Material, contains material related to Cafferty’s involvement with the National Opinion Research Center and other organizations in Chicago, as well as the dealings of the School of Social Service Administration with various organizations and foundations including correspondence, proposals, progress reports, and surveys. The series also contains finalized reports on Chicago urban planning projects.
Series III, School of Social Service Administration Materials, contains various materials and ephemera on the creation and documentation of the SSA from its inception in 1919 as the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy to its active alumni apparatus. The series includes correspondence, alumni history, memos, letters, ephemera of the Chicago School of Civics & Philanthropy, and material on a joint conference held with Columbia.
Series IV, Audio-Visual Material, contains four tape recordings of those once associated with the School of Social Administration reminiscing about their experiences.
Series V, Restricted, contains student evaluative material restricted for 80 years from the last date on each folder.
The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:
- Cafferty, Pastora San Juan
- Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy
- University of Chicago. School of Social Administration
- City planning -- Illinois -- Chicago
- Social work education