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   Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936

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Lillian D. Wald Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079444 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940.
Title:Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1895-1936
Physical description:ca. 30,000 items (96 boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: Boxes 12-97 are located offsite. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

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Description

Scope and Content

Papers concerning both the administration of the Henry Street Settlement and Wald's involvement in numerous philanthropic and liberal causes. Her office files trace the foundation and growth of the Henry Street Settlement from 1895 until 1933. Her other activities include child welfare, civil liberties, immigration, public health, unemployment, and the peace movement during World War I. The correspondence files contain letters from public figures and writers including Jane Addams, Roger N. Baldwin, Van Wyck Brooks, Lavinia L. Dock, John Galsworthy, Samuel Gompers, William D. Howells, Charles Evans Hughes, Mabel Hyde Kittredge, Frances Perkins, Dorothy Thompson, Norman Thomas, Ida Tarbell, Margaret Sanger, and Jacob A. Riis.

This collection has been published in microfilm by Research Publications, Inc.

The microfilm comprises 112 microfilm reels and is availible in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

 Boxes 12-97 are located offsite. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.This collection has no restrictions.

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Preferred Citation

Lillian D. Wald Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 09/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2012-05-01 EAD created by PTL

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subjects

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Charities--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Child welfare.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Civil rights.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Dock, Lavinia L., 1858-1956.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Henry Street Settlement (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kittredge, Mabel Hyde, 1867-1955.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Peace.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Public health.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Social service--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Social settlements--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Unemployment.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women social workers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932.

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