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Eileen Blackey collection

 Collection
Identifier: SW0124

Scope and Content

The collection comprises copies of Eileen Blackey's speeches and writings, as assembled by colleagues after her death. Most of the documents deal with aspects of social work education in the United States and in Israel.

Dates

  • 1935-1978

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

Dr. Eileen Blackey (1902-1979) was a social work practitioner, educator, and international consultant. She designed a pioneering in-service staff development program for emergency relief workers during the 1930s, worked with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration during World War II, and later directed staff development for the United States Veterans Administration's Social Service Division. As an educator, she organized and was the first dean of the Paul Baerwald School of Social Work at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; consulted internationally in the development of social work education; and served as dean at the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1963 to 1968.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

The collection comprises copies of Eileen Blackey's speeches and writings, as assembled by colleagues after her death. Most of the documents deal with aspects of social work education in the U.S. and in Israel.

Other Finding Aid

Unpublished inventory available. Please contact Archives for more information.
Title
Eileen Blackey collection, 1935-1978
Date
June 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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