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A-45

Rockwood, Edith, 1888-1952. Papers of Edith Rockwood, 1932-1954: 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.: A-45
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Edith Rockwood, 1888-1952
Title: Papers of Edith Rockwood, 1932-1954
Date(s): 1932-1954
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, articles, speeches, etc., of Edith A. Rockwood, a staff member of the Children's Bureau and League of Women Voters activist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 53-9, 53-11
Gift of Mrs. Tilden Phillips (Ethel Rockwood) 4427 Luverne St. Duluth 4, Minnesota. Received March 1952; Gift of United States Children's Bureau thru Dr. Martha Eliot and Miss Dorothy Quinlan. Received March 1953.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Edith Rockwood as well as 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 Rockwood Papers, 1932-1954; item description, dates. A-45, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Edith Rockwood was a staff member of the Children's Bureau from 1932 to 1952. She was also active in the League of Women Voters.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Published articles and typed copies of speeches and articles by Edith Rockwood, of the League of Women Voters, and of the United States Children's bureau, 1932-1952. Also letters to Edith Rockwood on her retirement from the Children's Bureau. Pictures, obituaries, will and personal description of Rockwood. by her sister, Ethel Rockwood Phillips. Family history, etc.

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Additional Index Terms

Articles
Child care
Child welfare
Housing
Midcentury White House Conference on Children and Youth (1950)
Public health
Public welfare
Social security
Speeches
White House Conference on Children in a Democracy (1939-1940)
Youth--Health and hygiene
Group Health Association (Washington, D.C.)
League of Women Voters (U.S.)
Phillips, Ethel Rockwood
United States. Children's Bureau
United States. Department of Labor
United States. National Commission on Children and Youth
Washington Housing Association

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