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Finding aid for the Los Angeles County Department of Adoptions and Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County collection of reports, brochures, and other materials

Finding aid prepared by Jane Adler, Clay Stalls, 2000 January 10

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
California Association of Adoption Agencies.
Creator
Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County.
Creator
Los Angeles County (Calif.). Adoption Resource Center. Region 9.
Creator
Los Angeles County (Calif.). Dept. of Adoptions.
Title
Los Angeles County Department of Adoptions and Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County collection of reports, brochures, and other materials
Collection no.
0430
Date [inclusive]
1949-1982
Extent
0.42 linear ft., 1 box
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of publications and papers issued by the Los Angeles County Department of Adoptions, as well as materials on adoptions issued by persons or organizations outside the agency, most notably the Citizen's Adoption Committee of Los Angeles.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Los Angeles County Department of Adoptions and Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County collection of reports, brochures, and other materials, Collection no. 0430, California Social Welfare Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of publications and papers issued by the Los Angeles County Department of Adoptions, as well as materials on adoptions issued by persons or organizations outside the agency, most notably the Citizen's Adoption Committee of Los Angeles. These publications consist of a resource directory, biennial reports, program plans, bulletins, an article, unpublished papers, and general reports.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2000 January 10
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Revision Description

 Finding aid edited and updated by Sue Luftschein, 2011 January

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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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • California Association of Adoption Agencies. -- Archives
  • Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County. -- Archives
  • Los Angeles County (Calif.). Adoption Resource Center. Region 9. -- Archives
  • Los Angeles County (Calif.). Dept. of Adoptions. -- Archives

Genre(s)

  • Brochures
  • Reports

Subject(s)

  • Adoption--California--Archival resources

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

 Mary H. Connery. "Adoption and Its Different Meanings." 

1 1

 Adoption Resource Directory. Adoption Resource Center, Region 9. Los Angeles County Department of Adoptions. Los Angeles: Adoptions Resource Center, Region 9 1982 

1 2

 Adoption Resource Center, Region 9, Los Angeles County Department of Adoptions. Adoption Resource Center, Region 9, Los Angeles County Department of Adoptions Media Report: Making a Difference in Children's Lives Through the Use of the Media. Los Angeles undated 

1 3

 Adoption Resource Center, Region 9, Los Angeles County Department of Adoptions. Combined Report. Part One--Final Report October1, 1979 through September 30, 1982. Part Tw--Report for Last Two Quarters April 1, 1982 through September 30, 1982. Los Angeles circa 1982 

1 4

 County of Los Angeles Department of Adoptions. Biennial Reports 1970-71/1971-72, 1972-73/1973-74, 1974-76, 1976-78. 

1 5

 County of Los Angeles Department of Adoptions. County of Los Angeles Department of Adoptions Biennial Report, 1978-1980: 1949-1979: 30 Years of Building Families. [Los Angeles]: County of Los Angeles Department of Adoptions 1980 

1 6

 "'Reach Out'—A Program for Children in Need of Adoptive Planning. Developed by Los Angeles County Department of Adoptions, Helen Ramírez, Director. July 19, 1978." Written by Barbara D. Larsen. (Unpublished paper) 1978 

1 7

 Staff Development Food for Thought" Series bulletins, nos. 17-23, 25-36 1969-1971 

1 8

 Children's Rights, Parents [sic] Rights, Community Rights. Adoption Report, 1978-1979. Prepared by the Southern Region’s Committee on Rights of the California Association of Adoption Agencies. [Los Angeles]: California Association of Adoption Agencies 1979 

1 9

 Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County 1952-1953 

Scope and Content

Agenda for meeting re various committees, eg, Committee on Unmarried Parents. 1952.

Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County. Children Without homes of Their Own. A Study of Children Needing Adoption and Other Foster Care in Los Angeles County. Los Angeles, The Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County, 1953.

Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County. Gleanings from Twenty-Two Months of Activity. Los Angeles: Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County, 1952. (2 copies)

The Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County. Natural Parents—Unmarried and Married—Who Relinquish Children for Adoption. A Report by the Committee on Unmarried Parents Based on a Study Directed by Mary Stanton. Los Angeles: The Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County, 1952. (2 copies)

The Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County. Our Children in Foster Care in Los Angeles County. A Study of Children Needing Adoption. Los Angeles: Citizens Adoption Committee of Los Angeles County, 1953. (Also preliminary draft)

1 10

 Conference brochure re Institute on Adoption Practice in Social Work Conference, University of Southern California 1949 August 25-27 

1 11

 Final Report of the Citizens Committee on Adoption of Children in California … A Three Year Study Financed by the Rosenberg and Columbia Foundations, 1949-1952, Rosenberg Foundation, 1952-1953 1953 

1 12

 Jacobus TenBroek. "California’s Adoption Law and Programs." Hastings Law Journal 6, no. 3 (1955): 261-350. Offprint. 1955 

1 13

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