|Title:||Rachel Anne Purpura Papers, 1942-1943.|
|Physical description:||.42 linear feet (1 document box)|
|Language(s):||Material is in English.|
Ms. Purpura's papers are arranged in three series:
Ms. Purpura's papers consist primarily of class notes and term papers from various courses taken at The New York School of Social Work. In addition, the collection includes course outlines, reading lists, bibliographies, interviews, case studies observations, newspaper clippings, and magazine reprints.
This series consists of Ms. Purpura’s class notes and term papers associated with graduate courses taken at The New York School of Social Work. The papers also include course syllabi, bibliographies, and reading lists.Series II: Case Works, 1943
These files contain Ms. Purpura’s observations, bibliographies, and information used for assigned case studies in the field of group work.Series III: Biographical,1942-1943
This series include Ms. Purpura’s typed application summary for The New York School of Social Work. Also included is a certification from the Welfare Council for completion of the Brooklyn Orientation Training Course for Volunteers in Group Work.
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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Manuscript Curator and University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Rachel Anne Purpura papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Columbia University Archives; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division
Papers processed by Marilyn Chin (Queens College, 2011)
Finding aid written by Marilyn Chin (Queens College, 2011) February 2011
Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion March 4, 2011Finding aid written in English.
|Nat'l / Int'l Archives:|
|New York School of Social Work--Association of Group Work Students||Portal||CLIO||ArchiveGRID|
|New York School of Social Work.||Portal||CLIO||ArchiveGRID|
|Purpura, Rachel Anne 1918-||Portal||CLIO||ArchiveGRID|
|Schools of Social Work||Portal||CLIO||ArchiveGRID|
|Social Work Education--Curricula--United States||Portal||CLIO||ArchiveGRID|
|Social Work Education--United States||Portal||CLIO||ArchiveGRID|
|Social work with youth||Portal||CLIO||ArchiveGRID|
|Sociology--Outlines, syllabi, etc.||Portal||CLIO||ArchiveGRID|
Rachel Anne (Reynolds) Purpura was a graduate student at Columbia University's New York School of Social Work during 1942-1943. Her career focused on the reform of institutional bureaucracy. She volunteered in several committees at the central branch of the Brooklyn YWCA. As an undergraduate, she majored in Economics and Sociology, and received her B.A. degree from Mount Holyoke College in 1940.