Edith and Grace Abbott papers, 1870-1967 (inclusive). (Archival material, 1893) [WorldCat.org]
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Edith and Grace Abbott papers, 1870-1967 (inclusive).

Author: Edith Abbott; Florence Finch Kelly; Grace Abbott
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Papers of Edith Abbott contain professional and personal correspondence, lecture notes for courses taught at the University of Chicago School of Social Administration (SSA), speeches and articles, the draft of the unfinished biography of Grace Abbott, some administrative files and reports of SSA, biographical material, and photographs. Papers of Grace Abbott contain personal and professional correspondence;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jane Addams; Edith Abbott; Grace Abbott; Sophonisba P Breckinridge; Julia Clifford Lathrop; Frances Perkins; Gifford Pinchot; Julius Rosenwald; Lillian D Wald; Felix Frankfurter; Julian Mack; Samuel Kerkham Ratcliffe; Edith Abbott; Grace Abbott; Jane Addams; Sophonisba P Breckinridge; Felix Frankfurter; Julia Clifford Lathrop; Frances Perkins; Gifford Pinchot; Julius Rosenwald; Lillian D Wald
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Abbott; Florence Finch Kelly; Grace Abbott
OCLC Number: 52250112
Description: 50 linear ft
Other Titles: Abbott, Edith and Grace, papers and addenda

Abstract:

Papers of Edith Abbott contain professional and personal correspondence, lecture notes for courses taught at the University of Chicago School of Social Administration (SSA), speeches and articles, the draft of the unfinished biography of Grace Abbott, some administrative files and reports of SSA, biographical material, and photographs. Papers of Grace Abbott contain personal and professional correspondence; manuscripts of articles, speeches, and radio broadcasts; biographical material; invitations; scrapbooks relating to the United States Children's Bureau; and pamphlets and memoranda on the Child Labor Amendment of 1924-25. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Sophonisba Breckinridge, Julia Lathrop, Frances Perkins, S.K. Ratcliffe, and Gifford Pinchot. Subjects include Hull House, child labor laws, child welfare, immigration, philanthropy, and public welfare administration. Also contains Abbott family papers, including correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs.

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