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Child Welfare League of America records

Identifier: sw0055
Abstract Records of a national social service agency dedicated to research, advocacy, policy legislation, and standards in the field of child welfare. Includes minutes, memoranda, reports, correspondence, conference programs, publications, and professional standards. Also includes five microfilm reels containing: minutes from the board of directors, executive committee, annual meetings, and standing committees, as well as newsletters and bulletins (1915-1955); minutes of the National Association of Day...
Dates: 1900-2003

Children's Home Society of Minnesota records

Identifier: sw0289
Abstract Minutes, planning documents, publications, and organizational histories of the Children’s Home Society of Minnesota, founded in 1889. Board retreats, long-range planning, licensing, annual meetings, fund-raising and property acquisitions are also documented. Also includes the quarterly publication, The Minnesota Minnesota Children's Home Finder, dating from 1899-1971.
Dates: 1891-2004

Christian Carl Carstens papers,

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SW 88
Abstract Photocopies of speeches, articles, and reports by Carstens.
Dates: 1919-1939

E. Wayne Carp papers

Identifier: sw0330
Abstract The E. Wayne Carp papers include research files, legal documents, interviews, publications and other materials related to the history of adoption policy in the United States, individuals and organizations active in the areas of adoptee rights and access to adoption case records, and Carp's research and legal consulting related to adoption policy. In particular the papers include information on Jean Paton, a founder of the adoptee rights and open records movements. Other topics of note include...
Dates: 1890-2008; Majority of material found within 1995-2008

International Social Service United States of America Branch records

Identifier: sw0109
Abstract The International Social Service USA (ISS) records contain: administrative files; program and service records; statistics; documents relating to ISSUSA relations with other organizations, states or territories, and countries; and the administrative records of ISS headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The records document a wide range of social services with an international dimension, including services to refugees and migrants and, particularly, international adoptions by families in the United...
Dates: 1924-2002

Jean Paton Papers

Identifier: 252-sw0252
Abstract The Jean Paton Papers includes personal papers about Ms. Paton's research into her own adoption and family history, sketches and artworks pertaining to her career as a sculptor. The papers also include records regarding Orphan Voyage, a research and communication center for adoptees, adoptive parents, and birth parents.
Dates: 1950-1990

Minnesota Council on Adoptions records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SW 68
Abstract Collection contains material relating to adoption.
Dates: 1934-1962

National Council for Adoption records

Identifier: SW0263
Abstract The records comprise audio cassettes of speeches or papers presented at annual meetings of the National Council for Adoption (formerly the National Committee for Adoption) and personal files of the Council's founding president, Dr. William Pierce.
Dates: 1974-2004

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