University of Chicago. School of Social Service Administration. Office of the Dean. Alton Linford. Records 1923-1969 bulk 1956-1969

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University of Chicago. School of Social Service Administration. Office of the Dean. Alton Linford. Records, 1923-1969, bulk 1956-1969

University of Chicago. School of Social Service Administration. Office of the Dean. Alton Linford. Records 1923-1969 bulk 1956-1969

Founded in 1920, the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration prepares students for leadership in fields of social work. As one of the university's professional schools, SSA offers graduate-level coursework leading to master's and doctoral degrees. The collection consists of the records of the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration. Records span 1923-1969, but are concentrated in the years 1956-1969, when Alton Linford served as Dean of SSA. Much of the collection consists of administrative materials, including reports, meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, and financial records. Also included are course materials, student records, curricular material, publications, photographs, and architectural materials.

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