William Henry Matthews papers 1907-1944


William Henry Matthews papers, 1907-1944

William Henry Matthews papers 1907-1944

William Henry Matthews (1873-1946) was a social worker in New York City. Collection consists of correspondence, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous papers of Matthews. Correspondence concerns his work as director of the New York Dept. of Family Welfare, the Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, Special Services for the Community Service Society of New York, the Emergency Work Bureau in New York City, and member and president of the Board of Child Welfare in New York. His speeches and writings primarily concern welfare. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Eleanor R. Belmont, Heywood Broun, Harry Emerson Fosdick, Joseph F. Guffey, Helen Hall, Fiorello H. La Guardia, Herbert H. Lehman, John Purroy Mitchel, Alfred E. Smith, Robert F. Wagner, Sr., Lillian D. Wald, and James J. Walker.

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Guffey, Joseph F., 1870-1959

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Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932. From the guide to the Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940), a public health nurse and social worker in New York City on the Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of...

Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963

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Herbert H. Lehman, American politician. He served as Governor of the State of New York from 1933 to 1942, and represented New York in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957. From the description of Herbert H. Lehman manuscript material : 3 items, 1934-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708247459 Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administ...

Community service society of New York

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...

New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Family Welfare.

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Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1877-1953

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Alumnus of City College, Class of 1898. From the description of Papers, 1926-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155504196 ...

Fosdick, Harry Emerson, 1878-1969

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Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system, particularly pneumonia From the guide to the Rufus Ivory Cole papers, ca. 1900-1966, 1900-1966, (American Philosophical Society) Ordaine...

La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947

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Fiorello H. La Guardia served as a three term Mayor of New York City, 1934-1945. Born in New York City in 1882 to immigrants, he was raised in the Dakota and Arizona territories. La Guardia worked as a translator at Ellis Island from 1907 to 1910 while stuyding the law. After passing the bar, he represented immigrants, workers, and the poor. He became active in liberal Republican politics, and ran for Congress in 1914. He lost the election, but won the seat in 1916, making him the first Italian-...

New York (N.Y.) Emergency Work Bureau.

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Matthews, William Henry, 1873-1946

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William Henry Matthews (1873-1946) was a social worker in New York City. From the description of William Henry Matthews papers, 1907-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122414791 From the guide to the William Henry Matthews papers, 1907-1944, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor

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New York (N.Y.). Board of Child Welfare

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Mitchel, John Purroy, 1879-1918

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Soldier, lawyer, and mayor of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers of John Purroy Mitchel, 1874-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449450 Biographical Note 1879 Born, Fordham, N.Y. 1899 A.B., Columbia University, New York., N.Y. 1901 ...

Hall, Helen, 1892-1982

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Settlement worker and social reformer. From the description of Helen Hall Papers, 1898-1982. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63309625 From the description of Papers, 1898-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80096291 Social worker. Helen Hall succeeded Lillian Wald as Headworker at the Henry Street Settlement House, New York City, in 1933. From the description of Helen Hall, Settlement records, [ca. 18...

Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-1979

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Lowell was an American poet. From the description of Letters concerning Amy Lowell, 1925-1935 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83898015 Eleanor Robson Belmont was born in Lancashire, England in 1879. In 1897, she graduated from St. Peter's Academy, in Staten Island, New York. Upon graduation, Belmont became an actress in California and New York. After her marriage to August Belmont on February 26, 1910, she quit the acting business and focused her atten...

Walker, James John, 1881-1946

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Epithet: Secretary, the Entomological Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x00001e ...

Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944

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Smith served as New York State Governor from 1924 to 1928. In 1928 he ran an unsuccessful campaign for President of the United States. From the description of Papers, 1919-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486885 Political leader in New York State. Smith was Governor of New York, 1918-1920, 1922-1928. From the description of Papers, 1897-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155489733 ...

Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939

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Columnist. From the description of Typed letter signed : [n.p.], to Herbert J. Seligmann, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874885 American journalist. From the description of Letter : New York City, to M. D. Wechsler, 1930 Mar. 5. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625143 From the description of Letter : New York City, to John Carden, 1931 Sept. 1. (Harry Ransom Humanities Resea...