Simkhovitch, Mary K. (Mary Kingsbury), 1867-1951

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Settlement worker and housing reformer, Simkhovitch received a B.A. from Boston University in 1890 and did graduate work at Radcliffe, the University of Berlin, and Columbia. She was one of the organizers of the Association of Neighborhood Workers (1901) and a founder and first director of Greenwich House, a settlement house in Greenwich Village, N.Y. Simkhovitch, a published author, taught social economics at Columbia, was chair of the Congestion Committee and the City Recreation Committee in N.Y.C., president of the National Federation of Settlements and the Public Housing Conference, and served on the N.Y. State Boards of Welfare and Health and with the N.Y. Housing Authority. For further information, see Notable American Women, the Modern Period (1980).

From the description of Papers, 1852-1960 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122407575

Mary Kingsbury Simkhovitch was an American Social Worker who founded Greenwich House in New York City in 1902.

From the description of Letter, January 23, 1945. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 705898167

Mary Kingsbury Simkhovitch (1867-1951) was one of the founders and longtime head of Greenwich House, a social settlement house in the Greenwhich Village area of New York City.

From the guide to the Mary Simkhovitch Papers, 1946-1951, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives)

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referencedIn Committee of Fourteen records, 1905-1932 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Boyden, Frank L. (Frank Learoyd), 1879-1972. Letter, August 19, 1946. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn American Scholar records, 1926-2006 (bulk 1944-2005). Library of Congress
creatorOf Simkhovitch, Mary K. (Mary Kingsbury), 1867-1951. Papers, 1852-1960 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Greenwich House (New York, N.Y.). Greenwich House records, 1896-1990 (bulk 1896-1946). Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Mary Simkhovitch Papers, 1946-1951 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn American Scholar, Records, 1926-2006, (bulk 1944-2005) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Greenwich House Records, Bulk, 1896-1946, 1896-1990, (Bulk 1896-1946) Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn United Neighborhood Houses of New York Records, 1898-1990 University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfare History Archives
creatorOf Committee of Fourteen (New York, N.Y. : 1905). Committee of Fourteen records, 1905-1932. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Simkhovitch, Mary K. (Mary Kingsbury), 1867-1951. Letter, January 23, 1945. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Greenwich House Photographs, Bulk, 1902-1969, 1902-1991, (Bulk 1902-1969) Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn New York City Housing Authority. Records 1923-1986 1934-1977. LaGuardia Community College Library Media Resources Center, Library Media Resources Center
referencedIn Laidlaw, H. B. (Harriet Burton), b. 1874. Papers: Series I-IV, 1851-1958 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Laidlaw, Harriet Burton, 1873-1949. Papers, 1851-1958 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Greenwich House Records, Bulk, 1896-1946, 1896-1990, (Bulk 1896-1946) Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
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associatedWith Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961. person
associatedWith Baldwin, Roger Nash, 1884- person
associatedWith Beale, Howard K. (Howard Kennedy), 1899-1959. person
associatedWith Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948. person
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associatedWith Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968. person
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associatedWith Caroli, Betty. person
associatedWith Child, Bess M. person
associatedWith Coffin, Henry Sloane, 1877-1954. person
associatedWith Committee of Fourteen (New York, N.Y. : 1905) corporateBody
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associatedWith Cooperative Social Settlement Society of the City of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith Deerfield Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. person
associatedWith Enemy Alien Hearing Board. corporateBody
associatedWith Episcopal League for Social Action. corporateBody
associatedWith Field, Marshall, 1893-1956. person
associatedWith Fortnightly Club (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Friendly Aid Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Greenwich House (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Greenwich House (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Greenwich House (New York, N.Y.). corporateBody
associatedWith Greenwich Village Action Committee (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Greenwich Village Association (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970. person
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associatedWith Harriet Wright (Burton) Laidlaw, 1873-1949 person
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associatedWith Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964. person
associatedWith Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968. person
associatedWith Joint Queensview Housing Enterprise, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Kellogg, Paul U., 1879-1958. person
associatedWith King, Edith, 1884-1975. person
associatedWith Kingsbury family. family
associatedWith Kirchwey, Freda. person
associatedWith Laidlaw, H. B. (Harriet Burton), 1874- person
associatedWith Laidlaw, H. B. (Harriet Burton), b. 1874. person
associatedWith Lee, Mary, 1891-1982. person
associatedWith Lomonossoff, Raissa Nikolaevna, 1888-1973. person
associatedWith Miller, Mary Britton, 1883-1975. person
associatedWith Nash, Henry Sylvester, 1854-1912. person
associatedWith Nathan, Maud, 1862- person
associatedWith National Federation of Settlements, Inc. corporateBody
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associatedWith New York City Housing Authority. corporateBody
associatedWith Ogg, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Perkins, Frances, 1882-1965. person
associatedWith Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950. person
associatedWith Ratcliffe, Katie. person
associatedWith Ratcliffe, Samuel K. person
associatedWith Ripley, Ida Davis. person
associatedWith Roche, Josephine A. (Josephine Aspinwall), 1886-1976. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954. person
associatedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955. person
associatedWith Simkhovitch, Vladimir G. (Vladimir Gregorievitch), 1874-1959. person
associatedWith Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross. corporateBody
associatedWith Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970. person
associatedWith Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945. person
correspondedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
associatedWith United Neighborhood Houses of New York, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Kleeck, Mary, 1883- person
associatedWith Wald, Lillian, 1867-1940. person
associatedWith Welfare Council of New York City. corporateBody
associatedWith Women's Action Committee for Victory and Lasting Peace. corporateBody
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New York (State)--New York
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New Englanders--Family relationships
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Social settlements--New York (State)--New York
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Recreation
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Women--Suffrage
Social settlements
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Social workers
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Birth 1867-09-08

Death 1951-11-15

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