Minnesota Department of Human Services Library collection
Scope and Content
The collection consists of books, articles, papers, reports, conference proceedings, pamphlets, brochures, standards and manuals from the Minnesota Department of Human Services Library. The bulk of the collection's volumes were published between 1960 and 1980, although titles go back as early as 1929. The subject matter provides coverage of professional social work and social services literature, supplemented by more selective coverage of popular and professional works in public policy, psychology and sociology.
Language of Materials
Use of Materials
Open for use in Social Welfare History Archives reading room.
Please contact the Archivist for copyright information.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services Library served as a reference library for the professional staff in the state welfare department and as the basis for handling information requests from social service agencies throughout the state. Development of the library ended in 1981.
18 Linear Feet
The collection consists of volumes from the Minnesota Department of Human Services Library covering social work and social services, public policy, psychology and sociology.
Arrangement of the Records
The Minnesota Department of Human Services Library collection is arranged into 108 series
Other Finding Aid
Unpublished inventory available. Please contact Archives for more information.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services Library collection was given to the Social Welfare History Archives by the Minnesota Department of Human Services in November 1986.
- Social services Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Minnesota Department of Human Services Library collection
- Rachel Thompson
- August 2012
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Social Welfare History Archives Collecting Area