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James J. Kelly papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0608

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, clippings, photographs, 1973-2011, created and collected by James J. Kelly documenting his activities in the establishment and accreditation of MSW programs in the California State University system, with emphasis on Cal State LA, Cal State East Bay, and Humboldt State.

Dates

  • 1973 - 2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. 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.

Biographical / Historical

James J. Kelly earned his Ph.D. from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, his MSSW from the University of Tennessee, and his BS from Edinboro University in Pennsylvania. He taught gerontology, social work, and student orientation at California State University at Long Beach for 17 years, and was a pioneer in distance education, using technology to establish master's programs for the California State University campuses in Chico, Humboldt, Channel Islands, Hayward, and Bakersfield. Dr. Kelly also served in senior administrative positions at California State University, East Bay, and became president of Menlo College in 2011. Dr. Kelly has been actively involved in the NASW, serving as president from 2008-2011. He received the Frances Lomas Feldman Excellence in Education Award from the California Social Welfare Archives in 2013.

Extent

5.08 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Papers created and collected by Dr. James J. Kelly relating to MSW program development in California and the National Association of Social Workers. Kelly taught gerontology, social work, and student orientation at California State University at Long Beach for 17 years, and was a pioneer in distance education, using technology to establish master's programs for the California State University campuses in Chico, Humboldt, Channel Islands, Hayward, and Bakersfield. Dr. Kelly also served in senior administrative positions at California State University, East Bay, and became president of Menlo College in 2011. Dr. Kelly has been actively involved in the NASW, serving as president from 2008-2011.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged alphabetically and chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the office of the California Social Welfare Archives, USC School of Social Work, January 2015.
Title
Finding aid for the James J. Kelly papers
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2015 March
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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