Scope and Content
Title: Donald Stevenson Howard papers
Date (inclusive): 1953-1970
Collection number: 1487
Donald Stevenson Howard
2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Abstract: Donald Stevenson Howard was worked as a social welfare administrator, professor at and dean of the School of Social Warfare
at the University of California at Los Angeles. He also served as the deputy director of UNRRA China Mission, Foreign Economic
Administration and U.S. State Department (1943-46), vice-president of the National Conference on Social Welfare (1948), and
vice-chairman of the White House Conference on Children and Youth (1960). The collection consists of correspondence from the
period in which Howard taught at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Language: Finding aid is written in
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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Donald Stevenson Howard was worked as a social welfare administrator, professor at and dean of the School of Social Warfare
at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Howard was born on September 22, 1902 in Tokyo, Japan. He graduated with an A.B. from Otterbein College in 1925, an A.M. from
Denver University in 1931, and a PhD in social welfare from University of Chicago in 1941.
He worked as director of adult activities at the university settlement in Chicago from 1931-34 and then began work in the
Denver office of the Colorado State Emergency Relief Administration. Two years later he became the resident assistant and
then director of the department of social welfare administration of the Russell Sage Foundation. In 1948, he moved to Los
Angeles to become a professor and the dean of the School of Social Welfare. He became a professor emeritus in 1970. During
his career he also periodically served as the deputy director of UNRRA China Mission, vice-president of the National Conference
on Social Welfare, and vice-chairman of the White House Conference on Children and Youth.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of professional correspondence of Donald S. Howard, dean of the UCLA School of Social Welfare.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Howard, Donald S. (Donald Stevenson), 1912- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. School of Social Welfare--Faculty--Archival resources.
Social workers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.