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Indiana Federation of Social Work Clubs records

Identifier: L507

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the Indiana Federation of Social Work Clubs' newsletters, meeting minutes, committee papers, membership listing, and correspondence regarding club operations, manuals, and legislation affecting social workers from 1940 to 1952. A majority of the collection includes the Budget and Executive Committees meeting minutes for the National Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) during the mid to late 1940s.


  • 1940-1952


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Administrative History

The Indiana Federation of Social Work Clubs was organized in 1941 as a professional and social organization for social workers. It was affiliated with the National Social Work Club Committee and active to the 1950s.


3.3 Cubic Feet (9 manuscript boxes)

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This collection is arranged in the following series and subseries:

Series 1: History and organization documents, 1940-1954

Series 2: Staff and training documents, 1941-1949

Series 3: Executive documents, 1941-1948

Series 4: Legislative documents, 1941-1951

Series 5: Federation documents, 1941-1951

Series 6: State and national documents, 1941-1949

Series 7: Indiana Regional and County Social Work Clubs documents, 1941-1949

Series 8: National Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) documents, 1942-1949

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/08/08 by Masada Sparrow. EAD finding aid created 2017/08/08 by Masada Sparrow. EAD finding aid revised by Lauren Patton on 2017/08/09 and 2018/01/22.
Indiana Federation of Social Work Clubs records
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.