Plan B papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains papers by University of Minnesota students in the School of Social Work. The "Plan B" papers, which were similary to a Masters thesis, written by students in the School of Social Work's MSW program, circa 1940 to 1970. Most of the papers were based on the students' field placement in local social work agencies. Topics of the papers include state hospitals, histories of social work organizations, adoption, medical care, legislation and laws, single mothers, children and African-Americans.
- Creation: 1940-1970
- University of Minnesota. School of Social Work (Organization)
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Use of Materials
Open for use in Social Welfare History Archives reading room.
Please contact the Archives for copyright information.
40.3 Linear Feet (31 boxes)
Collection contains "Plan B" papers of students in the University of Minnesota School of Social Work. The "Plan B" paper was an alternative form of Master's thesis for students in the program.
The bound papers are arranged in alphabetical order by year.
Other Finding Aid
Unpublished alphabetical list available. Please contact the Archives for further information regarding this collection.
The Plan B papers were received by the Social Welfare History Archives from the School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota.
- Plan B papers
- Karen Spilman
- March 2005
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