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Alice Overton papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0432

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.

Dates

  • 1930-1987 (bulk 1950s-1960s)

Creator

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.

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.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

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.

Processing information

Collection processed by Clay Stalls and Jane Adler, February 2000.
Title
Finding aid for the Alice Overton papers
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2011 January
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:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States