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Rachel Anne Purpura papers, 1942-1943

Summary Information

Abstract

The papers of Rachel Purpura consist primarily of class notes, course outlines, bibliographies, interviews and term papers. Also included are newspaper clippings and magazine reprints.

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0169
Bib ID 4078421 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Purpura, Rachel Anne, 1918-
Title Rachel Anne Purpura papers, 1942-1943
Physical Description .42 linear feet (.42 linear feet 1 document box)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Ms. Purpura's papers are arranged in three series: Series I. Courses, 1942-1943 Series II. Case Works, 1943 Series III. Biographical, 1942-1943.

Description

Summary

Ms. Purpura's papers consist primarily of class notes and term papers from various courses taken at The New York School of Social Work. In addition, the collection includes course outlines, reading lists, bibliographies, interviews, case studies observations, newspaper clippings, and magazine reprints.

  • Series I: Courses

    This series consists of Ms. Purpura's class notes and term papers associated with graduate courses taken at The New York School of Social Work. The papers also include course syllabi, bibliographies, and reading lists.

  • Series II: Case Works

    These files contain Ms. Purpura's observations, bibliographies, and information used for assigned case studies in the field of group work.

  • Series III: Biographical,1942-1943

    This series include Ms. Purpura's typed application summary for The New York School of Social Work. Also included is a certification from the Welfare Council for completion of the Brooklyn Orientation Training Course for Volunteers in Group Work.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three 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); Rachel Anne Purpura papers; Box and Folder; University Archives; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accrual

No additions are expected

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed by Marilyn Chin (Queens College, 2011).

Finding aid written by Marilyn Chin (Queens College, 2011) February 2011.

Revision Description

2011-03-04 File created.

2011-03-09 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi

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"
New York School of Social Work Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York School of Social Work. Association of Group Work Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Purpura, Rachel Anne, 1918- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schools of social work Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social work education -- Curricula -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social work education -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social work with youth Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sociology -- Outlines, syllabi, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Rachel Anne (Reynolds) Purpura was a graduate student at Columbia University's New York School of Social Work during 1942-1943. Her career focused on the reform of institutional bureaucracy. She volunteered in several committees at the central branch of the Brooklyn YWCA. As an undergraduate, she majored in Economics and Sociology, and received her B.A. degree from Mount Holyoke College in 1940.