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Abbott, Edith and Grace. Papers, 1870-1967

Edith Abbott received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905 and was a resident of Hull House until 1920. She served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the University of Chicago and also served as dean. She died in 1957. Grace Abbott received her P...


Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. Papers, 1905-1949

Sophonisba P. Breckinridge (1866-1948) was a social scientist and social work educator. The papers include manuscripts of her unfinished autobiography which describes residents at Hull House; correspondence; newspaper clippings; data from a study on Americanization (1918-1919); and sales and roya...

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Cafferty, Pastora San Juan. Papers, 1919-1982

Pastora 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 plan...

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Chicago Commons. Collection, 1927-1968

The Chicago Commons settlement was founded in 1894 by Graham Taylor, a Dutch reform minister and pioneer of social work in Chicago. Located on Chicago's Northwest side, the settlement was home to a large number of Chicago’s growing immigrant population. Taylor’s daughter Lea Demarest Taylor took ...

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Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy. Records, 1903-1922

The Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy was established in 1908. Growing out of the settlement house movement, it sought to combine social work education with actual social work. Faculty and students were involved with juvenile delinquency, truancy, vocational training, and housing. In 1920...

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Spergel, Irving A. Papers, 1937-1997

Irving A. Spergel, sociologist, social worker, and George Herbert Jones Professor Emeritus of the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration, is a groundbreaking researcher of youth gangs. The Irving A. Spergel Papers span the years 1937-1997, but are concentrated in the 1960...

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University of Chicago. Community Service Workshop. Records, 1966-1967

The Community Service Workshop Records contain the notes, transcripts, programs, correspondence, etc., of the Community Service Workshop, which was funded under Title I of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and held at the University of Chicago from October 1966 to June 1967.

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Wirth, Mary Bolton. Papers, 1916-1975 (bulk 1950-1969)

Social worker. Contains correspondence, manuscripts, reports, memoranda, interviews, articles, notes, notebooks, travel accounts, biographical material, and photographs. Papers document Wirth's active career as a social worker, especially in the area of Chicago public housing. Includes material r...

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