Greenwich House Records Bulk, 1896-1946 1896-1990, (Bulk 1896-1946)
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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...
Simkhovitch was professor of economic history at Columbia from 1904-1942. From the description of Vladimir Grigor'evich Simkhovitch Papers, ca. 1885-1899. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320410544 ...
Greenwich House was incorporated in 1902 as the Cooperative Social Settlement Society of the City of New York by Mary Kingsbury Simkhovitch with Felix Adler, R. Fulton Cutting, Eugene A. Philbin, Henry C. Potter, Jacob Riis, and Carl Schurz. Under the leadership of its director, Mary Kingsbury Simkhovitch, Greenwich House provided social services to its largely immigrant clientele, sought to improve housing conditions and recreational opportunities, and developed a variety of educat...