Finding aid for The Lens, the newsletter of the American Association of Social Workers, Los Angeles Chapter 0462

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu
2011 May


Title: The Lens, the newsletter of the American Association of Social Workers, Los Angeles Chapter
Collection number: 0462
Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.42 Linear feet 1 box
Date (inclusive): 1926-1937
Abstract: This small collection contains 19 issues (an incomplete run) of "The Lens", the newsletter of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Association of Social Workers. The newsletters contain general information of interest to the chapter's members, including profiles of various Los Angeles social agencies and schools; brief announcements of lectures and other events of interest; essays on various social work topics; notes on activities of sister agencies; and lists of members.
creator: American Association of Social Workers. Los Angeles Chapter.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], The Lens, the newsletter of the American Association of Social Workers, Los Angeles Chapter, Collection no. 0462, California Social Welfare Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Scope and Content

This small collection contains 19 issues (an incomplete run) of "The Lens", the newsletter of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Association of Social Workers. The newsletters contain general information of interest to the chapter's members, including profiles of various Los Angeles social agencies and schools; brief announcements of lectures and other events of interest; essays on various social work topics; notes on activities of sister agencies; and lists of members. Beginning in 1936, the newsletter began to address more pressing concerns, such as legislation and its impact on the profession; the establishment of standards for the social work profession, etc.

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

The use of archival materials for on-site research does not constitute permission from the California Social Welfare Archives to publish them. Copyright has not been assigned to the California Social Welfare Archives, and the researcher is instructed to obtain permission from the copyright holder to quote from or publish manuscripts in the CSWA's collections.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

American Association of Social Workers. Los Angeles Chapter. -- Archives
Newsletters
Social workers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources