Papers of Miriam Van Waters, 1861-1971

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Papers of Miriam Van Waters, 1861-1971

1861-1971

Correspondence, diaries, case studies, etc., of penologist Miriam Van Waters.

51 file boxes, 3 half file boxes, 2 oversize folders, 1 folio+ folder, 15 folders of photographs, 14 reels phonotape, 1 reel microfilm, 1 reel motion picture film

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Weinberg, Ruth

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Stedman, Edith G. (Edith Gratia), 1888-1978

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Social worker, college administrator, and writer (Radcliffe B.A., 1910), Stedman was a canteen worker with the YMCA in France and Germany during WWI, a medical social worker at an Episcopal Mission in China (1920-1927), and head of the Appointment Bureau at Radcliffe, a vocational training and placement program (1930-1954). In retirement she lived half of every year in England, where she founded the American Friends of Dorchester Abbey, which raised money for restoration of the abbey. ...

Hardy, Harriet Louise, 1906-

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Physician and specialist in occupational medicine (Wellesley, A.B., 1928; Cornell University Medical School, M.D., 1932), Hardy was college physician and head of the Department of Health Education at Radcliffe (1939-1945). She identified beryllium poisoning, a new disease among workers, and collaborated with Alice Hamilton on revised editions of Insustrial Toxicology. Associated with the Massachusetts General Hospital in a number of capacities from 1940 on, she was chief of the Occupational Medi...

Wills, Grace T.

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Dever, Paul A. (Paul Andrew), 1903-1958

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White, William A. (William Alanson), 1870-1937

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Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958

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Kellogg, editor of the Survey, 1909-1952, and an active social reformer, corresponded with major figures in business, politcs, and welfare, discussing developments in peace movements, New Deal programs, civil liberties, the development of professional social work, and programs to assist dependent members of society. From the guide to the Paul U. Kellogg papers, 1891-1952, (University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfare History Archives [swha]) Kellogg, editor of the Surve...

Conte, Silvio O.

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Silvio O. Conte, 1973 1921 Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on November 9th to Ottavio and Lucia (Lora) Conte. 1940 Following graduation from Pittsfield Vocational High School worked for a time as a machinist at General Electric Co. and later in the press room of the Berkshire Eagle. 1942 ...

Cronkhite, Bernice Veasey (Brown), 1893-1983

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Fiumara, Nicholas J.

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Pippert, Eleanor

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Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932

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Social worker and reformer, Julia Clifford Lathrop was the first head of the United States Children's Bureau. From the description of Letter, 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007298 ...

Weske, Dorothy Bruce, 1900-

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Flaschner, Franklin N.

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Parsons, Herbert C.

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price), 1896-

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Homer Price Rainey (1896-1985) was born in Clarksville, Texas, where he grew up in a poor farming family. He was valedictorian of his class at Lovelady High School in 1913. At the age of 19, he became a Baptist minister, and he served in the United States army during World War I. In 1919, Rainey earned his B.A. degree from Austin College and taught education there for three years before attending the University of Chicago, where he earned a master’s degree in 1923 and a doctorate in...

American Prison Association

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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974

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Cadbury earned his Harvard AM in 1904, and his Harvard PhD (Philol.) in 1914. From the description of Records of his PhD examination, 1914. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075107 Epithet: theologian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x0001d1 Cadbury earned his Harvard AM in 1904, and his Harvard PhD in 1914. From the description of Student papers prepared for va...

Pierce, Vivian

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International Association of Children's Magistrates.

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National Council for the Abolition of the Death Penalty.

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Flanagan, Edward Joseph, 1886-1948

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Alinsky, Saul David, 1909-1972

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The Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF), founded in Chicago in 1940, trains citizens to organize their own communities. In the 1950s and 1960s, the IAF organized in Chicago, Los Angeles, Buffalo, and Rochester. Later, it developed national training institutes, fostering a network of community organizations. Saul D. Alinsky (1909-1972) developed the IAF's principles of community organization and citizen participation, expressed in his books Reveille for Radicals (1946) and ...

American League to Abolish Capital Punishment

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Browne [family]

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Hinton, William A.

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Friday Club

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Ellis, William John, 1892-1945.

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Cushman, Roy M.

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Roy Cushman (Jan. 8, 1874-April 1970) was a farmer near Middleton (Gratiot County, Mich.) He served as county supervisor, 1900 and 1903, and Register of Deeds, 1902. He had at least five siblings: C.B., Ethel; J.M.; Bertel; and Vinnie Cushman (July 30, 1885-March 1986). Most of the extant correspondence is between Roy and Vinnie. Vinnie graduated from Gratiot County Normal School in 1905. Bertel bought a farm in Middleton on April 11, 1889. (This information is from the collection, the Social Se...

Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965

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Felix Frankfurter (November 15, 1882 – February 22, 1965) was an American lawyer, professor, and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court. Frankfurter was born in Vienna, Austria, and immigrated to New York City at the age of 12. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Frankfurter worked for Secretary of War Henry ...

Holzschuh, Alma

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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Meyer, Adolf, 1866-1950

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Psychiatrist. From the description of Adolf Meyer correspondence, 1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984638 Docent of psychiatry at Clark University. From the description of Scientific papers / Aolf Meyer. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 224040269 ...

Rantoul, Lois

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Lindemann, Erich, 1900-1974

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Erich Lindemann (1900-1974), PhD, 1922; MD, 1926, Universities of Marburg and Giessen, Germany, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, was Psychiatrist-in-Chief at Massachusetts General Hospital who specialized in social and disaster psychiatry and community mental health. He was the first to recognize and describe loss associated with acute grief and one of the first psychiatrists to build working relationships with sociologists, anthropologists, and social psychologists to introduc...

National Probation Association (U.S.)

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Newell, Nancy

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MacCormick, Austin Harbutt, 1893-1979

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Munk, Marie, -1978

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Sargent, Porter

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Robinson

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Scudder, Vida-Dutton, 1861-1954

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Vida Dutton Scudder, 1884 Vida Scudder was born in India on December 15, 1861, the only child of Harriet Louisa (Dutton) and David Coit Scudder. She and her mother returned to Boston following the death of her father, although she spent much of her childhood traveling in Europe. She attended Boston private secondary schools, and graduated from Smith College in 1884. While doing postgraduate work at Oxford University, where she attended lectures by John Ruskin, Scudder d...

Hall, Fanny Mrs. Keppele

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Saftel, Helen

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Parsons, Talcott, 1902-1979

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Sociologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Talcott Parsons : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631875 Talcott Parsons (1902-1979) was an educator and scholar of sociology. He contributed to the field of sociological theory, particularly through his development of a "general theory of action." Parsons spent most of his professional career at Harvard University, where he was affiliated with the various incarnat...

Thompson, Geraldine L. Mrs. Lewis S.

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Mariner, Karoline D.

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Massachusetts Council for the Abolition of the Death Penalty.

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Binford, Jessie Florence, 1876-1966.

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Shriver, Eunice (Kennedy), 1921? -

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Hutchinson, Anne, 1591-1643

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Bay State Schools, Inc.

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Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...

Brown, (Herman) Larue, 1883-

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Cannon, Ida M. (Ida Maud), 1877-

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Superintendents of Correctional Institutions for Girls and Women (Organization)

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Fisher, Katharine Dummer, 1892-1961.

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Loring, Bessie Brooks

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Hinton, Carmelita Chase, 1890-1983

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Carmelita Hinton founded the Putney School, which Peter Brooks (Van Wyck's grandson) attended. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1954-1956. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 180989383 ...

Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959

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American author who wrote poetry, short fiction, novels, essays; interested in many social issues including socialism, pacifism,and working conditions of laborers. From the description of Letters of Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn [manuscript], 1915-1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874776 Cleghorn was an author and poet. From the description of Papers, 1936-1945 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007193 ...

Miller, Dorothy W.

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Smith, Betty Cole

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Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939

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Edith Abbott was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, in 1876. She received her A.B. from the University of Nebraska in 1901 and her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905. From 1906 to 1908, she continued post-graduate studies in economics and political science at the University of London. In 1908, Edith returned to Chicago and became a resident of Hull House until 1920. Between 1908 and 1920, she served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the...

Herrick, Elinore Morehouse

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Herrick served as director of the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region for the National Labor Relations Board (1934-1942); personnel and labor relations director for Todd Shipyards Corporation (1942-1945); and personnel director and an editorial staff member for the New York Herald Tribune (1945-1955). From the description of Papers, 1931-1964 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006627 ...

Massachusetts Conference of Social Work

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Blanding, Sarah Gibson, 1898-

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Social Work Conference

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Woods, Elizabeth L. (Elizabeth Lindley), 1885-

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Yust, Walter, 1894-1960

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