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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: James J. Kelly papers
    creator: Kelly, James J.
    Identifier/Call Number: 0608
    Physical Description: 5.08 Linear Feet 9 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1973-2011
    Abstract: Papers created and collected by Dr. James J. Kelly relating to MSW program development in California and the National Association of Social Workers. Kelly taught gerontology, social work, and student orientation at California State University at Long Beach for 17 years, and was a pioneer in distance education, using technology to establish master's programs for the California State University campuses in Chico, Humboldt, Channel Islands, Hayward, and Bakersfield. Dr. Kelly also served in senior administrative positions at California State University, East Bay, and became president of Menlo College in 2011. Dr. Kelly has been actively involved in the NASW, serving as president from 2008-2011.
    Container: 1-4
    Container: 5-9

    Biographical / Historical

    James J. Kelly earned his Ph.D. from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, his MSSW from the University of Tennessee, and his BS from Edinboro University in Pennsylvania. He taught gerontology, social work, and student orientation at California State University at Long Beach for 17 years, and was a pioneer in distance education, using technology to establish master's programs for the California State University campuses in Chico, Humboldt, Channel Islands, Hayward, and Bakersfield. Dr. Kelly also served in senior administrative positions at California State University, East Bay, and became president of Menlo College in 2011. Dr. Kelly has been actively involved in the NASW, serving as president from 2008-2011. He received the Frances Lomas Feldman Excellence in Education Award from the California Social Welfare Archives in 2013.

    Scope and Contents

    Correspondence, reports, clippings, photographs, 1973-2011, created and collected by James J. Kelly documenting his activities in the establishment and accreditation of MSW programs in the California State University system, with emphasis on Cal State LA, Cal State East Bay, and Humboldt State.

    Arrangement

    The papers are arranged alphabetically and chronologically.

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. 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 to quote from or publish manuscripts in the CSWA's collections from the copyright holder.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], James J. Kelly papers, Collection no. 0608, California Social Welfare Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Transferred from the office of the California Social Welfare Archives, USC School of Social Work, January 2015.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Accreditation (Education) -- California -- Archival resources
    Distance education -- California -- Archival resources
    Social work education -- California -- Archival resources
    Universities and colleges -- Accreditation -- California -- Archival resources
    Correspondence
    Reports
    Kelly, James J.
    Kelly, James J. -- Archives
    California State University, East Bay -- Archives
    California State University, Humboldt -- Archives
    California State University, Long Beach -- Archives
    California State University, Los Angeles -- Archives