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Lillian D. Wald papers, 1895-1936

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1301
Bib ID 4079444 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940
Title Lillian D. Wald papers, 1895-1936
Physical Description 97 boxes (97 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

Boxes are 12-97 are located off-site. You will need to request this material 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

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence; Series II: Arranged Corresponcence; Series III: General Subjects; Series IV: Children; Series V: Henry Street Settlement; Series VI: Labor Relations; Series VII: Nursing; Series VIII: Peace Movement; Series IX: Public Health; Series X: Russia; Series XI: Settlements (other than Henry Street); Series XII: Oversize

Description

Scope and Content

Papers concerning both the administration of the Henry Street Settlement and Wald's involvement in numerous philanthropic and liberal causes. Her office files trace the foundation and growth of the Henry Street Settlement from 1895 until 1933. Her other activities include child welfare, civil liberties, immigration, public health, unemployment, and the peace movement during World War I. The correspondence files contain letters from public figures and writers including Jane Addams, Roger N. Baldwin, Van Wyck Brooks, Lavinia L. Dock, John Galsworthy, Samuel Gompers, William D. Howells, Charles Evans Hughes, Mabel Hyde Kittredge, Frances Perkins, Dorothy Thompson, Norman Thomas, Ida Tarbell, Margaret Sanger, and Jacob A. Riis.

This collection has been published in microfilm by Research Publications, Inc.

The microfilm comprises 112 microfilm reels and is availible in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

Boxes are 12-97 are located off-site. You will need to request this material 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); Lillian D. Wald 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 09/--/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2012-05-01 EAD created by PTL

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

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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Baldwin, Roger N (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Charities -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Child welfare Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Civil rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dock, Lavinia L., 1858-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emigration and immigration Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Henry Street Settlement (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kittredge, Mabel Hyde, 1867-1955 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peace Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public health Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Riis, Jacob A (Jacob August), 1849-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social service -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social settlements -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tarbell, Ida M (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Thompson, Dorothy, 1893-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Unemployment Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women social workers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Director of Henry Street Settlement in New York City. Miss Wald retired from active directorship in 1932.