Collection RG010 - Social Service and Social Work Department Records

Description

Reference code

RG010

Level of description

Collection

Title

Social Service and Social Work Department Records

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Extent

12.00 Linear Feet

Name of creator

(1911-)

Administrative history

The Barnes Hospital Department of Social Work was founded as the Social Service Department of St. Louis Children's Hospital and the Washington University Hospital in October 1911. From 1914 to 1952 the Department was governed by a lay board with the administration of Barnes Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital and the Dean of the School of Medicine serving as ex officio members of the Executive Committee of the Board. When administrative reorganization occurred in 1952 Barnes Hospital assumed the responsibilities carried by the Board.

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Scope and content

Series 1 and 2 of this record group (RG010) consist of financial records covering the receipts and expenditures of the Social Service Department from 1922 to 1961. Special restrictions apply to use of these materials. Please consult the Archivist concerning these restrictions before using these records. For records of the Social Service Department prior to 1922, see minutes of the Executive Faculty of Washington University School of Medicine.

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Conditions governing access

Series 1 and 2 of Social Service and Social Work Department Records consist of financial records covering the receipts and expenditures of the Social Service Department from 1922 to 1961. Special restrictions apply to use of these materials. Please consult the Archivist concerning these restrictions before using these records.

Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (arb@wusm.wustl.edu).

Preferred Citation:

Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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Custodial history

The Barnes Hospital Department of Social Work transferred the records of its predecessor, The Department of Social Service, to the Archives of the Washington University School of Medicine Library.

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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Archivist's note

© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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