Found 6 collections related to Social workers

Brooks, Rachel, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.08 linear feet (1 folder)
Rachel Brooks (1884- ) was a YWCA field worker in China in the early 1920s. From 1929 to 1947 she was associated with the Chinese Christian School in New York City and wrote several books. Collection consists of typed manuscript by Brooks of "The... more
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3201
21 linear feet (50 boxes)
Lillian D. Wald, a public health nurse and social worker on New York City's 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 New York in 1893 and... more
Matthews, William Henry, 1873-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1914
.3 linear feet (1 box)
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... more
New York Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18363
97.37 linear feet (231 boxes)
The New York Foundation is a philanthropic foundation, established in New York City in 1909 for the purpose of providing financial support towards "altruistic purposes, charitable, benevolent, educational, or otherwise." For over a century, the... more
Russell, Maud
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2649
30 linear feet (82 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, subject files, photographs, printed matter, and other items documenting Russell's life and work. Correspondence, speeches and writings, 1914-1989, include copies of outgoing letters, 1918-1943,... more
Hodson, William, 1891-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1410
13 linear feet (13 boxes)
William Hodson (1891-1943) was a social welfare administrator in Minnesota and New York City. In Minnesota he was instrumental in establishing the laws that became Minnesota's children's code. He moved to New York City in 1922 and joined the... more