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Homer Folks papers, 1890-1963

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection consists of papers and correspondence of Homer Folks, (1897-1963), social worker.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0438
Bib ID 4078770 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Folks, Homer, 1867-1963
Title Homer Folks papers, 1890-1963
Physical Description 32 boxes (32 boxes 1 oversized portfolio)
Language(s) English
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-32. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Papers and correspondence relating to Folk's activities with the Red Cross after World War I, as a special agent to the military governor of Cuba in 1900, and as president of the New York State Probation Commission, 1907-1917. The collection also reflects his interest in mental hygiene, the care of neglected and delinquent children, tuberculosis, and public health and welfare.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-32. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Homer Folks papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2012-06-27 xml document created by Judith Zupnick.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American Red Cross Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Children -- Institutional care Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Juvenile delinquents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mental health Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State). State Probation Commission Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public health Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public welfare Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social problems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social work with children Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social workers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tuberculosis Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Social worker.