Overton (Alice) papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
0432
Finding Aid Author
Sue Luftschein
Finding Aid Date
2011 January
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Dates

  • 1930-1987 (bulk 1950s-1960s) (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.42 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    The use of archival materials for on-site research does not constitute permission from the California Social Welfare Archives to publish them. Copyright has not been assigned to the California Social Welfare Archives, and the researcher is instructed to obtain permission to quote from or publish manuscripts in the CSWA's collections from the copyright holder.

  • Processing information

    Collection processed by Clay Stalls and Jane Adler, February 2000.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Alice Overton papers, Collection no. 0432, California Social Welfare Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

  • Abstract

    The Alice Overton papers consists of reports, publications, clippings, correspondence, printed ephemera, 1930-1987, that documents Alice Overton's career as a social worker and as a social activist. The holdings are especially strong for the 1950s and the 1960s.

  • Scope and Content

    The Alice Overton papers consists of reports, publications, clippings, correspondence, printed ephemera, 1930-1987, that documents Alice Overton's career as a social worker. The papers contain Overton's research and professional papers and publications, including information about the St. Paul Family Centered Project; correspondence; clippings and letters regarding her activities as a social activist involved in the 1965 Montgomery, Alabama, freedom march; a paper on Alice Overton's contribution to the profession of social work; and an obituary and letters of condolence to Julianna Schmidt on the occasion of the death of Alice Overton. The holdings are especially strong for the 1950s and the 1960s.

  • Biographical note

    Alice Overton (1907-1987) was a professor of social work at the USC School of Social Work and a social worker whose work in the area of client relationships was significant.

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