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Mary Richmond papers, 1821-1928 

Richmond, Mary Ellen, 1861-1928
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83 boxes (83 boxes)
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Biographical Note

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.