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Finding aid for the Family Service of Los Angeles Area and Welfare Planning Council scrapbooks

Finding aid prepared by Rose Roberto, Clay Stalls, 1999 December 1

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Title
Family Service of Los Angeles Area and Welfare Planning Council scrapbooks
Collection no.
0426
Date
1940s-1960s
Extent
20.0 linear ft., 11 boxes
Language
English
Abstract
This collection of scrapbooks originated with Family Service of Los Angeles Area and the Welfare Planning Council. The albums contain clippings regarding adoption; materials on the activities and functions of the Southeast Advisory Council of Family Service; the Welfare Planning Council; and the Neighborhood Youth Association of the Episcopalian Church. Also included is an album celebrating Evelyn Davis' nomination and reception of the Koshland Award. The dates of the scrapbooks' material range from the late 1940s to the early 1960s.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name],Family Service of Los Angeles Area and Welfare Planning Council scrapbooks, Collection no. 0426, California Social Welfare Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Scope and Content

This collection is an unusual assortment of scrapbooks originating, mainly, with Family Service of Los Angeles Area and the Welfare Planning Council. Five albums (from Family Service) contain solely clippings of newspaper stories about adoption from California newspapers. Album no. 3 has information identifying the agency that gathered these clippings for Family Service--Allen's. Two albums (nos. 6 and 7) contain materials on the activities and functions of the Southeast Advisory Council, Family Service. Two others concern the Welfare Planning Council: albums nos. 9 and 10, while album no. 8 concerns the Neighborhood Youth Association of the Episcopalian Church. Finally, album no. 11 celebrates Evelyn Davis' nomination and reception of the Koshland Award. The dates of the scrapbooks' material range from the late 1940s to the early 1960s.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
1999 December 1
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Revision Description

 Finding aid encoded, edited, and updated by Sue Luftschein, 2010 December

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

The use of archival materials for on-site research does not constitute permission from the California Social Welfare Archives to publish them. Copyright has not been assigned to the California Social Welfare Archives, and the researcher is instructed to obtain permission to quote from or publish manuscripts in the CSWA's collections from the copyright holder.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials

Family Service of Los Angeles records, Collection no. 0400, California Social Welfare Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Family Service of Los Angeles Area. Southeast Advisory Council. -- Archives
  • Los Angeles County (Calif.). Dept. of Children and Family Services. -- Archives
  • Neighborhood Youth Association (Los Angeles, Calif.). -- Archives
  • Welfare Planning Council, Los Angeles Region. -- Archives

Genre(s)

  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Ephemera
  • Photographs
  • Scrapbooks

Subject(s)

  • Adoption--California--Archival resources
  • Social service--Awards--California--Archival resources
  • Social service--California--Archival resources

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Collection Inventory

Box

 #1: Newspaper clippings re adoption throughout California 

1

 #2: Newspaper clippings re adoption throughout California 

2

 #3: Newspaper clippings re adoption throughout California. 1 folder loose material 

3

 #4: Newspaper clippings re adoption. Loose 

4

 #5: Newspaper clippings re adoption throughout California. Loose 

5

 #6: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, agendas, minutes re Family Service of Los Angeles Area, Southeast Advisory Council. 1 folder of loose material 

6

 #7: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, minutes re Family Service of Los Angeles Area, Southeast Advisory Council. 1 folder of loose material 

7

 #8: Newspaper clippings, photographs re Neighborhood Settlement Association and Neighborhood Youth Association. 1 folder of loose material 

8

 #9: Welfare Planning Council organizational handbook. 1 folder of loose material 

9

 #10: Newspaper clippings re Welfare Planning Council 

10

 #11: Newspaper clippings, photographs, letters of nomination and congratulation re Koshland Award for Evelyn Davis. 2 folders of loose material. 

11

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