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79-M27--79-M190

Garfield, Edith T., 1899-1980. Papers of Edith T. Garfield, 1947-1966: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: 79-M27--79-M190
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Edith T. Garfield, 1899-1980
Title: Papers of Edith T. Garfield, 1947-1966
Date(s): 1947-1966
Quantity: 1 linear feet (1 carton)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Articles, reports, teaching material, etc., of Edith T. Garfield, psychologist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 79-M27, 79-M190
These papers were given by Edith T. Garfield to the Schlesinger Library in February and August of 1979.

Processing Information:

Preliminary inventory: June, 1980
By: Jane S. Knowles

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research, with the exception of folders #60-73, which are closed until January 1, 2029.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Edith T. Garfield is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Edith T. Garfield Papers, 1947-1966; item description, dates. 79-M27--79-M190, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Edith T. Garfield, psychologist, received her AB from Vassar in 1922 and her EdM from Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1944. She ran the Hubbard Nursery School 1927-1937 and then joined the staff of the Boston Floating Hospital in 1947 as Clinical Psychologist and served as Mental Health Consultant 1953-1966. She worked with the Boston Floating Hospital to introduce new concepts of health care for the hospitalized child, in the schoolroom and in the ward. She assisted with the Family Participation Unit at the Boston Floating Hospital, and wrote articles and lectured about the Boston Floating Hospital's procedures and methods of child care.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection consists principally of articles, reports and teaching material concerning the Psychiatric Department of the Boston Floating Hospital.
Original case notes closed until January 1, 2029.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Articles
Child mental health services
Child psychology
Children--Hospital care
Clinical psychology
Lectures
Mental health
Psychologists
Reports
Sick children--Family relationships
Women psychologists
Boston Floating Hospital. Psychiatric Department

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