Towle, Charlotte. Papers 1915-1968


Towle, Charlotte. Papers, 1915-1968

Towle, Charlotte. Papers 1915-1968

Charlotte Towle, psychiatric social worker and theoretician in the fields of social work education and casework, was professor in the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago for over thirty years. The Towle Papers comprise fourteen boxes of correspondence, lecture notes and course files, manuscripts and research notes, and offprint.


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