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Meyer Elkin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0495

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the papers of American social worker Meyer Elkin (1916-1994) related to his work with Los Angeles families. His papers include correspondences, annual reports, speeches, directories, pamphlets, flyers for meetings, as well as the journal articles he wrote and edited. Meyer was the founder of the Los Angeles County Conciliation Court, a founder and editor of the journal Conciliation Courts Review, and helped found the Association of Family Conciliation Courts.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1930s-1970s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of Special Collections at specol@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

Meyer Elkin (1916-1994) was an American social worker. He founded the Los Angeles County Conciliation Court, founded and edited the professional journal "Conciliation Courts Review," and helped found the Association of Family Conciliation Courts. Following his retirement in 1977, he was on the board, acted as president, and was an advisor for El Nido Family Centers in Los Angeles.

Extent

10.125 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of American social worker Meyer Elkin (1916-1994) related to his work with Los Angeles families.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received as part of the California Social Welfare Archives.

Processing Information

This collection is not fully processed.

Creator

Title
Finding aid for the Meyer Elkin papers
Status
Minimally Processed
Author
Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated.
Date
2022 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:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States