Arthur J. Hillman papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains pamphlets, dating primarily from the 1930s-1940s, on various social activities and issues of interest to Arthur Hillman as well as materials on the Association for the Study of Community Organization (ASCO).
- Creation: 1931-1974
- Creation: Majority of material found in 1936-1949
- Hillman, Arthur, 1909- (Person)
Language of Materials
Finding aid written in English
Use of Materials
Open for use in Social Welfare History Archives reading room.
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Arthur Hillman was known for his work in the fields of urban planning, urban renewal, social work, and urban sociology. Hillman was born on June 26, 1909, in Nevada City, California. He earned his B.A. (1931) and M.A. (1934) from the University of Washington and his Ph.D. (1940) from the University of Chicago. Hillman was appointed as an associate professor of sociology at the newly established Roosevelt University (Chicago) in 1945. In addition to his appointment as professor he also served as chairman of the Sociology Department (1945-1955, 1961-1964), Supervisor of the Work-Study-Training for Productivity Program of Mutual Security Agency (1952-1953), Director of the American Studies Program for Foreign-Born Adults (1953-1958), Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (1955-1960), and Chairman of the Urban Studies Program (1969-1974). Hillman retired from Roosevelt University in 1974.
2 boxes (2.0 cubic feet)
The collection contains pamphlets on various social activities and issues of interest to Arthur Hillman as well as materials on the Association for the Study of Community Organization (ASCO).
Related Materials at Other Institutions
The University of Illinois at Chicago also holds a collection of papers of Arthur Hillman.
- Association for the Study of Community Organization (Organization)
- Arthur J. Hillman papers, 1931-1974
- Leslie Czechowski,
- June 2004
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English