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Gibbs (Jewelle Taylor) papers
BANC MSS 2016/130  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Accruals
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Alternate Forms Available
  • Biography
  • Preferred Citation
  • System of Arrangement
  • Processing Information
  • Related Collections
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Publication Rights

  • Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
    Title: Jewelle Taylor Gibbs papers
    Source: Gibbs, Jewelle Taylor
    Creator: Gibbs, Jewelle Taylor
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 2016/130
    Physical Description: 12.6 Linear Feet (10 cartons, 1 volume)
    Date (inclusive): 1967-2016
    Abstract: This collection documents the career of Jewelle Taylor Gibbs, professor emerita at the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley, and the first African American professor appointed to an endowed chair in the University of California system.
    Language of Material: Collection materials are in English.
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Cartons 1-10 are open for research. The volume contains a file with an interview that is closed to researchers until 2064.

    Accruals

    No future additions are expected.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The Jewelle Taylor Gibbs papers were given to The Bancroft Library in 2016 by Jewelle Taylor Gibbs.

    Alternate Forms Available

    There are no alternative forms of this collection.

    Biography

    Jewelle Taylor Gibbs, professor emerita at the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley, a clinical psychologist, and noted writer, was born November 4, 1933 to Margaret Morris and the Reverend Julian A. Taylor. Gibbs grew up in Connecticut, graduated from Ansonia High School, and received her B.A. (cum laude) in Social Relations (specializing in Behavioral Sciences) from Radcliffe College in 1955. She met James Lowell Gibbs, Jr., a graduate student in anthropology, at Harvard in 1954, and they married in 1956. Gibbs earned a certificate at the Harvard-Radcliffe Program in business administration in 1959 and worked at the Pillsbury Company for two years. The couple moved to Palo Alto when James Lowell Gibbs became a professor at Stanford. Jewelle Taylor Gibbs received her M.S.W. in Psychiatric Social Work at University of California, Berkeley in 1970. She, and worked as a clinical social worker at Stanford University for five years before returning to Berkeley, where she earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 1980. Gibbs started teaching at the School of Social Welfare in 1979, and became the first African American professor appointed to an endowed chair in the University of California system when she became the Zellerbach Family Fund Professor of Social Policy, Community Change and Practice. Her research interests include adolescent psychosocial problems, mental health in working class and communities of color, juvenile justice issues, biracial and bicultural identity issues, and urban social policy.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jewelle Taylor Gibbs papers, BANC MSS 2016/130,The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    System of Arrangement

    Arranged to the folder level.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Beatrix Scolari and Marjorie Bryer in 2017.

    Related Collections

    An Oral History with Jewelle Taylor Gibbs (BANC MSS 2014/161)
    Jewelle Taylor Gibbs research material on the police beating of Rodney King (UCLA Library Special Collections, Collection 1807)

    Scope and Content Note

    This collection documents the career of Jewelle Taylor Gibbs, professor emerita at the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley, and the first African American professor appointed to an endowed chair in the University of California system.
    The collection is divided into five series: Correspondence, Writings and Research, Teaching and Administrative Materials, Professional Activities, and Personalia. Gibb's original folder titles were retained.

    Publication Rights

    Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gibbs, Jewelle Taylor -- Archives
    University of California, Berkeley -- Faculty.
    University of California, Berkeley. School of Social Welfare
    African American college teachers--California--Berkeley
    African American Youth
    African American men
    Psychiatric social work -- Study and teaching
    Children of minorities -- Mental health.
    California -- Race relations.
    Racially mixed women -- United States -- Biography.
    Gibbs, Jewelle Taylor
    Gibbs, Jewelle Taylor