Finding Aid for the Donald Stevenson Howard papers, 1953-1970

Processed by Heather Lowe in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, September 2011; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Donald Stevenson Howard papers
Date (inclusive): 1953-1970
Collection number: 1487
Creator: Howard, Donald S. (Donald Stevenson), 1912-
Extent: 2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Abstract: Donald Stevenson Howard was worked as a social welfare administrator, professor at and dean of the School of Social Warfare at the University of California at Los Angeles. He also served as the deputy director of UNRRA China Mission, Foreign Economic Administration and U.S. State Department (1943-46), vice-president of the National Conference on Social Welfare (1948), and vice-chairman of the White House Conference on Children and Youth (1960). The collection consists of correspondence from the period in which Howard taught at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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Processing Note

Processed by Heather Lowe in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, September 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Donald Stevenson Howard papers (Collection 1487). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography/History

Donald Stevenson Howard was worked as a social welfare administrator, professor at and dean of the School of Social Warfare at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Howard was born on September 22, 1902 in Tokyo, Japan. He graduated with an A.B. from Otterbein College in 1925, an A.M. from Denver University in 1931, and a PhD in social welfare from University of Chicago in 1941.
He worked as director of adult activities at the university settlement in Chicago from 1931-34 and then began work in the Denver office of the Colorado State Emergency Relief Administration. Two years later he became the resident assistant and then director of the department of social welfare administration of the Russell Sage Foundation. In 1948, he moved to Los Angeles to become a professor and the dean of the School of Social Welfare. He became a professor emeritus in 1970. During his career he also periodically served as the deputy director of UNRRA China Mission, vice-president of the National Conference on Social Welfare, and vice-chairman of the White House Conference on Children and Youth.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of professional correspondence of Donald S. Howard, dean of the UCLA School of Social Welfare.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Howard, Donald S. (Donald Stevenson), 1912- --Correspondence.
University of California, Los Angeles. School of Social Welfare --Faculty --Archival resources.
Social workers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence - general A 1958-1970.

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence - general B 1957-1968.

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence - Eileen Blackey 1963-1966.

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence - Governor Edmund Brown 1959-1963.

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence - general C 1959-1969.

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence - general D 1958-1967.

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence - general E 1958-1966.

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence - general F 1958-1969.

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence - general G 1958-1966.

Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence - general H 1958-1968.

Box 1, Folder 11

Correspondence - general J 1961-1969.

Box 1, Folder 12

Correspondence - general K 1953-1969.

Box 1, Folder 13

Correspondence - general L 1957-1970.

Box 1, Folder 14

Correspondence - general M 1957-1970.

Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence - general Mc 1958-1962.

Box 1, Folder 16

Correspondence - general N 1958-1968.

Box 1, Folder 17

Correspondence - general O-P 1959-1963.

Box 1, Folder 18

Correspondence - general R 1953-1966.

Box 1, Folder 19

Correspondence - general S 1959-1969.

Box 1, Folder 20

Correspondence - general T 1958-1970.

Box 1, Folder 21

Correspondence - general V 1959-1969.

Box 1, Folder 22

Correspondence - general W 1960-1967.

Box 1, Folder 23

Correspondence - international 1963-1970.

Box 2, Folder 1

International Council on Social Welfare 1968-1970.

Box 2, Folder 2

Biographies 1935-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Includes clippings, press releases, and other biographical materials predominantly about social workers or sociologists.