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Beatrice N. Saunders papers

 Collection
Identifier: SW 248

Scope and Content

The papers contain National Association of Social Workers publications and records regarding oral history project.

Dates

  • 1950-1989

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Use of Materials

Open for use in Social Welfare History Archives reading room.

Copyright

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Biographical Note

Beatrice Saunders was born in Connecticut in 1915. She earned her bachelor's degree from Smith College in 1936. She is best known as an editor and publisher of social work literature. She was the editor of Family, the publication of the Family Welfare Association of America (1939-1942), editor-in-chief of Girl Scouts publications (1950), editor of Social Work (1955-1980s), and director of NASW publications. She was also staff editor of the Encyclopedia of Social Work(1965, 1971, 1977) and began AFFILIA, the journal of women in social work, in 1984.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Abstract

Contains National Association of Social Workers publications and the records of an oral history project.

Other Finding Aid

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Acquisition Information

The Beatrice N. Saunders papers were given to the Social Welfare History Archives in 1999 by Beatrice Saunders.

Related Materials

AFFILIAeditorial files, SW 111, Social Welfare History Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries.

Processing Information

Papers have not been processed.
Title
Beatrice N. Saunders papers
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
March 2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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