Finding aid for the Collection of "California Children" 0456

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu
2011 April


Title: Collection of "California Children"
Collection number: 0456
Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.42 linear ft. 1 box
Date (inclusive): 1938-1944
Abstract: This small collection contains an almost complete run of "California Children," the monthly/quarterly bulletin of California's Department of Social Services, 1938-1944. Intended to provide an avenue for disseminating and sharing an understanding of childhood well being, the bulletins cover topics ranging from services for crippled children to music and mental hygiene. The bulletin was published monthly beginning January 15, 1938, then switched to quarterly publication in 1943 with volume 6. The collection contains a complete run of volumes 1, 3, 4 , and incomplete runs of volumes 2, 5, 6 and 7. Also included is an "Index to Past Issues" and an author, title, and subject index.
creator: California. Dept. of Social Welfare.

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 from the copyright holder to quote from or publish manuscripts in the CSWA's collections.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Collection of "California Children", Collection no. 0456, California Social Welfare Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Scope and Content

This small collection contains an almost complete run of "California Children," the monthly/quarterly bulletin of California's Department of Social Services, 1938-1944. Intended to provide an avenue for disseminating and sharing an understanding of childhood well being, the bulletins cover topics ranging from services for crippled children to music and mental hygiene. As stated in vol. 1, no. 1, "This bulletin is our medium to bring to each other those items which interest us, those opportunities for professional growth, to the end that as individuals we may contribute to and through our State Department of Social Welfare an understanding of childhood which will contribute to the well being of all." The bulletin was published monthly beginning January 15, 1938, then switched to quarterly publication in 1943 with volume 6. The collection contains a complete run of volumes 1, 3, 4 , and incomplete runs of volumes 2, 5, 6 and 7. Also included is an "Index to Past Issues" and an author, title, and subject index.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

California. Dept. of Social Welfare. -- Archives
Bulletins
Child welfare--California--Archival resources

Box 1

California Children 1938-1944

Scope and Content

Contents: Volume 1, nos. 1-12; volume 2, nos. 1, 3-12; volume 3, nos. 1-12; volume 4, nos. 1-12; volume 5, nos. 5, 7, 9, 12; volume 6, nos. 1 (and supplement), 3, 4; volumes 7, nos. 1-3.
Box 1

Indexes circa 1944