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Holdings of the Special Collections Research Center relevant to Social Work include the following. Links are provided to finding aids for collections that have finding aids.
- Virginia Insley Collection on Public Health Social Work
- Institutes of Religion and Health Records 1951-1975
- Norman Vincent Peale materials regarding pastoral counseling and referrals to psychiatric assistance
- Willowbrook Collection regarding a television documentary about institutional problems with group homes for people with mental disabilities in New York State
- Benjamin Spock papers
- Family history papers from late 19th to early 20th centuries reflecting intergenerational relationships for the Hyatt, Mayor, Beebe, Brisbane, Osborne, and Gerrit Smith families.
- Papers of Marty Mann, founder of the National Council on Alcoholism
- Papers of the National Service Secretariat regarding volunteerism and social issues
- William Tallack papers regarding prison reform
- Prudence Wayland Smith papers regarding migrant worker rights and prison reform
- Thomas Mott Osborne papers regarding prison reform
- Eva vom Baur Hansl collections about women’s education and women’s issues,
- Edmund Chaffee sermons about religion, specifically Christianity, and its relationship to politics, labor, technocracy, war, pacifism, communism, and socialism.
- Edward Corsi collections regarding immigration, labor relations, and social welfare
- James A. Pike, clergyman and social reformer
- Additional collections regarding social activism and reform, adult education, African Americans