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Finding Aid to the Gladys Worthington Papers, 1895-1982 (bulk 1960-1980)
BANC MSS 89/52 c  
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Description
The Gladys Worthington Papers consist chiefly of talks, lectures, professional files, writings, and a small amount of personal papers relating to her career as a relief worker during World War II and as a social worker in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Background
Gladys Worthington (c. 1911-1982), born Gladys Guinaw, in her work as a social planning consultant played a leading role in housing for senior citizens, particularly in Alameda County where she helped to establish Satellite Senior Homes, Inc. She attended San Francisco's Girls' High School (1929), later receiving her Bachelor of Arts (1933) and a General Secondary Teaching Certificate (1934) from the University of California, Berkeley. She graduated from the New York School of Social Work in 1940.
Extent
8 cartons, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder 10 linear feet
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.