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MS 300- Cora Kasius Collection

MS 300

Cora Kasius Collection

 

This collection contains letters written to Cora Kasius upon her retirement from the journal Social Casework.  The letters are alphabetized by the office on the letterhead.  Included is the author of the letter and date.  Cornelia (Cora) Kasius (1897-1984) left Utah for New York City, where she could gain economic security and career advancement.  A prominent social worker from Ogden, Utah, Kasius was assistant general secretary to the LDS Relief Society as early as 1923.  In 1928 she moved to New York and initially lived in a highly-respected all-women's residence in midtown on the West Side. In 1930 Kasius was on the faculty of Barnard College, and by 1945, she also served on the faculties of New York University, Columbia University, and New York School of Social Work. At that time, Kasius was appointed "Welfare Liaison Officer" to aid in the rehabilitation of Holland after its destruction during World War II, and later returned to her apartment on East 72nd Street. She also worked for 17 years as the publications editor for the Family Service Association of America, authored a number of books on social work, and in 1964 was honored by the National Conference on Social Welfare for her leadership role in social work. In the late 1950s Kasius moved to Grammercy Park where she remained until her death in June 1984.

 

BOX 1

 

Fd 1  Acorn Yearbook: 1909

Fd 2  Acorn Yearbook: 1910

Fd 3   Acorn Yearbook: 1911

Fd 4   Acorn Yearbook: 1913

Fd 5  Acorn Yearbook: 1918

Fd 6 American Public Welfare Association- Guy R. Justis, Director: December 1, 1964
Fd 7 Bennett, Ralph C.: December 1, 1964
Fd 8 Boston University, School of Social Work- John McDowell, Dean: November 4, 1964
Fd 9 Brookdale Hospital Center- Helen Lokshin, Director: December 1, 1964
Fd 10 Bryn Mawr College- Katherine Lower, Director: December 1, 1964
Fd 11 California State Colleges- Ernest Witte, Coordinator: December 2, 1964
Fd 12 California Superior Court- Judge George Barnett: December 1, 1964
Fd 13 California, Univeristy of- Eileen Blackey, Dean: December 1, 1964
Fd 14 Canadian Welfare Council- Lillian Thomson, Exec. Secretary: December 1, 1964
Fd 15 Chevlin, Myron: December 1, 1964
Fd 16 Chicago, University of- Rachel Marks: December 1, 1964
Fd 17 Child and Family Services- James Decker: December 1, 1964
Fd 18 Child Welfare League of America: December 1, 1964
Fd 19 Children’s and Family Service- Luna Kenney: December 1, 1964
Fd 20 Choate, Hall, and Stewart- Brooke Potter: December 1, 1964
Fd 21 Columbia University- Fred Delli Quadri: December 1, 1964
Fd 22 Columbia University School of Social Work: December 1, 1964
Fd 23 Community Service Society: December 1, 1964
Fd 24 Connecticut, University of- Harleigh Trecker: December 1, 1964
Fd 25 Council on Social Work Education- Katherine Kendall: December 1, 1964
Fd 26 Department of Health, Education, and Welfare: December 1, 1964
Fd 27 Department of Public Welfare: December 1, 1964
Fd 28 Family and Children’s Services of Colorado- Jessie Johnson: December 1, 1964
Fd 29 Family and Children’s Service of Great St. Louis- Anthony DeMarinis: December 1, 1964
Fd 30 Family and Children’s Service- Pennsylvania- Mary Ellen Hoffman: December 1, 1964
Fd 31 Family and Children’s Service- Tennessee- Ethel Panter: November 11, 1964
Fd 32 Family Counseling Center- Harold Schaars: December 1, 1964
Fd 33 Family Counseling Service- Texas- Louis Turcotte: December 1, 1964
Fd 34 Family Counseling Service- Oregon: December 1, 1964
Fd 35 Family Service- Catherine Anzovino: December 1, 1964
Fd 36 Family Service Agency of Genesee County- Eugene Talsma: December 1, 1964
Fd 37 Family Service Agency of Lansing- Gladys Spaulding: November 6, 1964
Fd 38 Family Service Association of America: December 1, 1964
Fd 39 Family Service Association of Greater Boston: December 1, 1964
Fd 40 Family Service Association- Indiana: October 28, 1964
Fd 41 Family Service Association- Michigan: December 1, 1964
Fd 42 Family Service Association- Ohio: December 1, 1964
Fd 43 Family Service Association of Roanoke Valley: December 1, 1964
Fd 44 Family Service Association of Waterbury- William Friscia: December 1, 1964
Fd 45 Family Service Bureau- Illinois- Jeanette Hanford: December 4, 1964

BOX 2

Fd 1 Family Service Bureau- North Carolina- Lester Hamilton: December 1, 1964
Fd 2 Family Service, Inc- Edward Kenly: December 1, 1964
Fd 3 Family Service of the Cincinnati Area- Anna Budd Ware: November 24, 1964
Fd 4 Family Service of Cuyahoga Falls- Ray Carter: December 1, 1964
Fd 5 Family Service of Delaware County- Maria Shelmire: December 1, 1964
Fd 6 Family Service of Metropolitan District- Howard Hush: December 1, 1964
Fd 7 Family Service of the North Bay- Jack Sneider: December 1, 1964
Fd 8 Family Service of Philadelphia- Ralph Ormsby: December 1, 1964
Fd 9 Family Service of Racine- David Berres: December 1, 1964
Fd 10 Family Service of Westchester- Irwin Stein: December 1, 1964
Fd 11 Family Service Society- Imogene King: December 1, 1964
Fd 12 Family Society of Cambridge- Ernest Smith: December 1, 1964
Fd 13 French, Mary: December 1, 1964
Fd 14 Gioseffi, William: December 1, 1964
Fd 15 Graham, Florence: December 1, 1964
Fd 16 Hahn, Loeser, Freedheim, Dean and Wellman- Eugene Freedheim: December 1, 1964
Fd 17 Harvard- Elizabeth Rice: December 1, 1964
Fd 18 Hawaii, University of- Katharine Handley: December 1, 1964
Fd 19 Howard University- Inabel Lindsay: December 1, 1964
Fd 20 Hunter College- Irving Weisman: December 1, 1964
Fd 21 Illinois Children’s Home and Aid Society: December 1, 1964
Fd 22 Jewish Family and Children’s Service- Maryland: December 1, 1964
Fd 23 Jewish Family and Children’s Service- Missouri- Frieda Romalis: December 1, 1964
Fd 24 Jewish Family and Children’s Service- Pennsylvania- Nathanial Goodman: December 1, 1964
Fd 25 Jewish Family Service- Stanford Sherman: December 1, 1964
Fd 26 Jewish Family Service Agency- David Crystal: December 1, 1964
Fd 27 Jewish Family Service Association- Ohio: December 1, 1964
Fd 28 Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles- Freda Mohr: October 28, 1964
Fd 29 Jewish Family Service of Philadelphia- Benjamin Sprafkin: December 1, 1964
Fd 30 Louis W. and Maud Hill Family Foundation- A.A. Heckman: November 4, 1964
Fd 31 Louisiana State University- Earl Klein: November 16, 1964
Fd 32 Moore, Eleanor: December 4, 1964
Fd 33 Mount Sinai Hospital- Doris Siegel: December 1, 1964
Fd 34 National Association of Social Workers, Inc.: December 1, 1964
Fd 35 National Conference on Social Welfare: December 1, 1964
Fd 36 National Social Welfare Assembly- Robert Bondy: November 6, 1964
Fd 37 Neumann, Frederika: December 1, 1964
Fd 38 New York City Youth Board- Helen Hallinan: December 1, 1964
Fd 39 New York- Board of Social Welfare- Hugh Jones: December 1, 1964
Fd 40 Pennsylvania- Department of Public Welfare- Norman Lourie: November 13, 1964
Fd 41 Pennsylvania, University of- Ruth Smalley: December 1, 1964
Fd 42 Pittsburgh, University of- William McCullough: December 1, 1964
Fd 43 Public Affairs Committee, Inc.- Adele Braude: December 1, 1964
Fd 44 Puerto Rico, University of- Georgina Pastor: December 1, 1964
Fd 45 Rutgers- Werner Boehm: December 1, 1964
Fd 46 Saint Louis University- Bernard Coughlin: December 1, 1964
Fd 47 Saint Vincent’s Hospital- Hazel Halloran: December 1, 1964
Fd 48 Scherz, Frances: December 1, 1964
Fd 49 Smith College- Howard Parad: December 1, 1964
Fd 50 Social Casework: December 1, 1964
Fd 51 Stark, Mary: December 1, 1964
Fd 52 Storey Theatres, Inc.- Frederick Storey: December 2, 1964
Fd 53 Tennessee, University of- Sue Spencer: December 1, 1964
Fd 54 Toronto, University of: December 1, 1964
Fd 55 Tulane University- Max Siporin: December 1, 1964
Fd 56 United Charities- Robert Nelson: November 10, 1964
Fd 57 Western Reserve University- Herman Stein: December 1, 1964
Fd 58 Wisconsin- Milwaukee, University of- Quentin Schenk: December 1, 1964
Fd 59 Worden School of Social Service- Sister Mary Immaculate: December 1, 1964
Fd 60 Yeshiva University- Morton Teicher: December 1, 1964
Fd 61 Earl: no date
Fd 62 Jane: no date
Fd 63 Loop: December 1, 1964
Fd 64 Mary Jane: December 1, 1964
Fd 65 Cora in Holland for UNRA
Fd 66 Uncle Kees’ Christmas Rebellion
Fd 67 “Alumna Honored with Memorial Fund” Weber State College Comment: June 1985
Fd 68 “A Change in Leadership” Social Casework: December 1964
Fd 69 Photo- Weber Academy Debating Team: 1913 (Cora Kasius at left)
Fd 70 Photo- Cora at Hoboken Pier: 1950

 
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