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Albert J. Kennedy papers

Identifier: sw0144

The Albert J Kennedy papers contain Kennedy's research and writing, including his typed manuscript for Social Settlements in New York City, as well as published and unpublished articles on arts in the settlements, on early settlement leaders, and on settlement contributions to race relations.

Dates: 1900-1969

Alliance of Cambridge Settlement Houses records

Identifier: SW 0057
Abstract The Alliance of Cambridge Settlement Houses records consist of minutes, correspondence, project applications and reports, financial documents, and group work records. The Alliance of Cambridge Settlement Houses was a federation of Cambridge, Massachusetts, neighborhood centers, incorporated in June 1963. Participants included Cambridge Community Center, Cambridge Neighborhood House, East End House, and Margaret Fuller House. The records, which are mostly from the 1960s, reflect problems of...
Dates: 1902-1914; 1939-1971; (bulk 1960-1969)

Baden Street Settlement records

Identifier: SW0003

This Rochester, New York settlement house, which is still in operation, traces its origins to the work of the B'rith Kodesh Temple. The Baden Street Settlement records document child care, health care, casework, and group work at the settlement. The records include minutes from Board of Directors' meetings, annual reports, case reports, and commentary on the impact of the Great Depression and other events.

Dates: 1901-1966

Greater Cincinnati Federation of Settlements records

Identifier: SW 0052

The Greater Cincinnati Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood centers, formed in 1947 and dissolved in 1969, coordinated and assisted the programs and services of approximately ten neighborhood centers in the Cincinnati area. The records consist of board and committee minutes, correspondence of the executive director, speeches, press releases, and reports from the Office of Economic Opportunity-funded Neighborhood Services Project.

Dates: 1956-1969

Hamilton-Madison House records

Identifier: SW 12
Abstract Madison House records (1899-1953) include legal records, board and committee minutes, annual reports, financial records, and files related to summer camp, anniversaries, and public relations. Madison House (established in 1898 as the Down-Town Ethical Society) and Hamilton House (established in 1901) were settlement houses located on New York City's Lower East Side. The two settlements merged in 1954 to form Hamilton-Madison House. Madison House records, 1899-1953, comprise legal records,...
Dates: 1898-1965

Helen Hall papers

Identifier: SW 34
Abstract Helen Hall was a settlement worker and social reformer. These personal and professional papers reflect her career as a leader in the settlement house movement, particularly during the period 1933-67, including her involvement in the National Federation of Settlements – particularly with its studies of unemployment during the late 1920s and early 1930s – and the United Neighborhood Houses of New York City. The papers also document her involvement with various consumer groups, her initiative...
Dates: 1898-1982

Henry Street Music School records

Identifier: SW0116

The Henry Street Settlement Music School records contain correspondence, financial records, reports, statistics and scrapbooks. Also includes card files with student and faculty information.

Dates: 1927-1969

Henry Street Settlement records

Identifier: sw0058
Abstract Records of the Henry Street Settlement, a settlement house located on New York City's Lower East Side. Contains minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, architectural drawings, publications, financial records, newspaper clippings, scripts, scores, photographs, maps, and newsletters. The records document the administration and programs of a leading organization in the settlement movement and reflect social issues affecting immigrants and low income groups. Topics include: the arts, child...
Dates: 1892-2009

Henry Street Visiting Nurse Service records

Identifier: SW 63

The collection includes annual reports, publicity brochures, and miscellaneous fund-raising materials prepared by the Visiting Nurse Service for annual fund-raising campaigns.

Dates: 1918-1944

Homer Bishop Papers

Identifier: SW0032

The Homer Bishop papers include teaching materials and studies of settlements in St. Louis, Chicago, and Columbus, Ohio.

Dates: 1930-1978

La Guardia Memorial House records

Identifier: SW 168

The records trace the program and policies of the settlement, and include miscellaneous papers of Edward Corsi, long-time executive director of the settlement. Also in the collection are records of the East Harlem Civic Association, founded in 1956.

Dates: 1921-1965

Lea Taylor papers

Identifier: SW 202

The collection is related to Taylor's work at the Chicago Commons settlement house. Included is a tape of Taylor's recorded reminiscences, a set of The Commons magazine (a predecessor to Survey), other Chicago Commons Association publications and board minutes, and copies of writings by Lea Taylor and by her father, Graham Taylor.

Dates: 1896-1969

Margaret Barry House records

Identifier: SW 172

The collection consists of reports, staff manuals, audits, and correspondence. Information regarding the settlement's summer day camp is also included.

Dates: 1939-1961

Margaret Berry papers

Identifier: sw0106
Abstract The Margaret Berry papers document her work with social service organizations and reflect her role as an unofficial historian of the settlement movement through items she collected about individuals, agencies, meetings, and events. The papers consist of: Berry's personal papers and memorabilia; materials related to her involvement with the Social Service Employees Union as well as local, national and international settlements and social welfare organizations; and clippings, memorials, and...
Dates: 1937-2001

Minneapolis Federation of Settlements records

Identifier: sw0173

Records of the Minneapolis Federation of Settlements, a group of four core settlements and fifteen neighborhood organizations, and a directory for the St. Paul Federation of Settlements. Also included are select records and documents of the national settlement organization, the National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers (NFSNC).

Dates: 1959-1967; Majority of material found within 1963-1967

Myrna Hansen papers

Identifier: SW 159

The collection consists of the records related to Northside Settlement Services, Inc. of Minneapolis and its predecessors, Wells Memorial House and Unity House. Hansen servied a president of Unity House. The merger of the two neighborhood centers is the major focus of the papers.

Dates: 1962-1971

Nancy J. Thomas Camp and Community Song Books Collection

 Collection — Box: SC 8
Identifier: sw0347
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909-1959

National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers records

Identifier: SW0056
Abstract National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, financial records, photographs, and other documents from the National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers, now United Neighborhood Centers of America. The Federation, which was founded in 1911, included local settlement houses and neighborhood centers from across the United States and Canada. The records document the programs, methodology, member...
Dates: 1891-1984

Neighborhood House records

Identifier: SW 209

Included in this settlement collection is correspondence with settlement leader Stanley Isaacs and with John Foster Dulles, as well as material about the Young Men's Philanthropic League and the New York City Youth Board.

Dates: 1935-1968

Northside Settlement Services records

Identifier: SW0188

The Northside Settlement Services records include administrative and program files, minutes, financial records, and material about its Involved Teen Center and day care programs. Limited information regarding the Center's predecessors, Wells Memorial House and Unity Settlement House is also included.

Dates: 1961-1975

Pillsbury Waite Neighborhood Services and Pillsbury United Communities records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SW0100
Abstract The Pillsbury Waite Neighborhood Center records comprise board of directors minutes for several Minneapolis, MN settlement houses that merged to form the Pillsbury-Waite Neighborhood Services, now called Pillsbury United Communities. Included are records from Pillsbury House, Citizens' Club, Elliot Park Neighborhood House, and the Edward F. Waite Neighborhood House. The collection also contains photographs of Pillsbury House and Wells...
Dates: 1911-1966

Ralph and Ruth Tefferteller papers

Identifier: sw0203

The papers of Ralph and Ruth Tefferteller, social workers who spent much of their careers at the Henry Street Settlement in New York City. The papers document programs at the settlement as well as some of the Teffertellers' other professional and political activities and their work with the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Mission in Vietnam.

Dates: 1928-1988

Union Settlement records

Identifier: SW0115

Union Settlement was established in 1895 in the East Harlem section of New York City, between Central Park and the East River. Records contained in this collection are limited mostly to the period, 1947-1971, that William Kirk served as head resident. Included is material about social services in East Harlem, youth work, community medicine, the aging, and other projects.

Prepared by Catherine Quiggle, 1980 Revised by Karen Strauss, 1992 Revised by Karen Strauss, 1992

Dates: 1950-1971

United Neighborhood Houses of New York Records

Identifier: SW0005
Abstract Records of a federation of New York City settlement houses and its predecessor dating from 1898 to 1990. Includes: minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, publications, scrapbooks, corporate documents, departmental and project files, personnel records, and financial records. Subjects include the activities, administration, and philosophy of settlement houses and community centers as well as the development of professional social work. Includes documentation of issues and programs...
Dates: 1898-1990

United South End Settlements records

Identifier: SW0204

The records consist of materials from United South End Settlements in Boston, MA and from the individual settlement houses that made up the association: Harriet Tubman House, Lincoln House, Hale House, and South End House. The records also include papers of Robert A. Woods, long-time director of South End House, and sections of the uncompleted manuscript of "Zones of Emergence," a social survey of Boston edited by Woods and Albert J. Kennedy.

Dates: 1892-1973

United Way of Minneapolis records

Identifier: SW 70

Included are records related to the overall development and operations of the United Way organization; minutes of various boards and committees; program files formed around functional activities, studies, relationships, and topical reference materials; files on member agencies, formed primarily around the budget allocation process; and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1915-1983; (bulk 1930-1967)

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