Papers include correspondence, newsletters, memos, reports, articles, minutes, and other materials pertaining to childcare
at Stanford, child welfare in general, and other social and civic issues, 1960-1998. Some of the minutes and other records
are from the Children's Center of the Stanford Community. The collection also includes letters from Gabriel Almond, 1936 and
Dorothea Kaufmann Almond, longtime child and family advocate, grew up in Cologne, Germany, and moved to the United States
in 1934 to study at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she earned a master's degree in 1941. She moved to Palo Alto
in 1963 with her husband, Stanford professor Gabriel Almond. She served as chair of the Committee on Childcare at Stanford
from 1969 to 1977, was co-director of the Stanford Childcare Resource and Referral Center from 1978 to 1986, and was a consultant
on childcare to the dean of student affairs from 1979 to 1986. Almond was also active in civic affairs as a member of the
League of Women Voters and co-chair of a committee affiliated with the league on juvenile justice issues from 1988 to 1991.
She died on December 5, 2000.
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This collection is open for research.