Mary Richmond papers, 1821-1928
Pioneer social worker, author, educator. Miss Richmond was the author of SOCIAL DIAGNOSIS, MARRIAGE AND THE STATE, FRIENDLY
VISITING AMONG THE POOR, and CHILD MARRIAGES.
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, manuscripts, and records relating to the career of Mary E. Richmond. The papers cover Miss Richomnd's social
work career in Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York where whe served as Director of the Charity Organization Dept. of the
Russell Sage Foundation. Her efforts were directed toward the reorganization and introduction of new methods, including the
case method. Also contains childhood memorabilia and an 1821 genealogy.