Matthews, William Henry, 1873-1946.
Manuscripts and Archives Division
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Collection consists of correspondence, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous papers of Matthews. Correspondence concerns his work as director of the New York Dept. of Family Welfare, the Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, Special Services for the Community Service Society of New York, the Emergency Work Bureau in New York City, and member and president of the Board of Child Welfare in New York. His speeches and writings primarily concern welfare. Correspondents includeJane Addams, Eleanor R. Belmont, Heywood Broun, Harry Emerson Fosdick, Joseph F. Guffey, Helen Hall, Fiorello H.La Guardia, Herbert H. Lehman, John Purroy Mitchel, AlfredE. Smith, Robert F. Wagner, Sr., Lillian D. Wald, and James J. Walker.
William Henry Matthews (1873-1946) was a social worker in New York City.
Controlled Access Terms
- Matthews, William Henry, 1873-1946.
- New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Family Welfare.
- New York (N.Y.). Emergency Work Bureau.
- New York (N.Y.). Board of Child Welfare.
- New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor.
- Community Service Society of New York.
- Public welfare -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Child welfare -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Family social work -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Poor -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Social service -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc.
- New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
- Social workers.
Additional Creator Names
- Addams, Jane, 1860-1935.
- Belmont, Eleanor Robson, 1879-
- Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939.
- Fosdick, Harry Emerson, 1878-1969.
- Guffey, Joseph F., 1870-1959.
- Hall, Helen, 1892-1982.
- La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947.
- Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963.
- Mitchel, John Purroy, 1879-1918.
- Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944.
- Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1877-1953.
- Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940.
- Walker, James John, 1881-1946.