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Burt Galaway papers

 Collection
Identifier: SW 150

Scope and Content

Galaway's papers reflect his involvement in the organization and operations of the Professional Association of Treatment Homes (PATH), a Twin Cities based foster care treatment project controlled by the foster parents rather than by social services agencies. Also included in the collection are Galaway's records from the Minnesota Restitution Center, an offender parole- rehabilitation project based on restitution of damages to the victim. Included are administrative and financial records, reports, correspondence, articles and speeches, and newsletters.

Dates

  • 1971-1979

Language of Materials

English

Use of Materials

Open for use in Social Welfare History Archives reading room.

Copyright

Please contact the Archivist for copyright information.

Historical Note

Burt Galaway was a faculty member of the School of Social Development at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and later at the School of Social Work, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He was founder and president of the Professional Association of Treatment Homes (PATH), an innovative program for foster parenting, and a long-time board member of the Foster Parent Association.

Extent

5 Linear Feet

Abstract

Galaway's papers reflect his involvement in the organization and operations of the Professional Association of Treatment Homes (PATH), a Twin Cities based foster care treatment project controlled by the foster parents rather than by social services agencies. Also included in the collection are Galaway's records from the Minnesota Restitution Center, an offender parole- rehabilitation project based on restitution of damages to the victim.

Other Finding Aid

Unpublished inventory available. Please contact Archives for more information.
Title
Burt Galaway papers, 1971-1979
Date
June 2004
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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Contact:

612-624-6394