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Mary C. Hester Papers (WUA00099)

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Publications (arranged alphabetically by title)

Class Notes and Syllabi (arranged by class number and then subject)

Subject Files (arranged alphabetically by subject)

Professional Development (arranged by alphabetically subject then chronologically)



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Mary C. Hester Papers (WUA00099), 1936-1966 | WUA University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Mary C. Hester Papers (WUA00099), 1936-1966Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/03/wua00099

Primary Creator: Hester, Mary C. (1909-1966)

Extent: 3.0 Linear Feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Mary Hester’s papers collectively examine both the general nature of the social work profession and the relationship between practical field work and academic instruction.

This collection is divided into four series as follows:

Series 01: Publications (arranged alphabetically by title)

Series 02: Class Notes and Syllabi (arranged by class number and then subject)

Series 03: Subject Files (arranged alphabetically by subject)

Series 04: Professional Development (arranged alphabetically by subject then chronologically)

Collection Historical Note

Mary Hester (1909-66) was an esteemed faculty member of the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis from 1945 to 1966.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 25, 1909, Hester earned her B.S. from Miami University (Ohio) in 1932 and her M.S.S. from Western Reserve University (Ohio) in 1936.

Before coming to Washington University, Hester served as caseworker and supervisor of the Family Service Association of Cleveland, Ohio (1935-1942); Executive Director of the Family and Children’s Service, Ann Arbor, Michigan (1942-1945); and teacher in the School of Public Health and School of Nursing, University of Michigan (1942-1945).

Hester was appointed Assistant Professor at Washington University in 1945, Associate Professor in 1949, and Professor in 1964.  She was Program Chairperson of the Council on Social Work Education (1953), Program Chairperson, Section I, National Conference on Social Welfare (1957), and Program Co-chairperson, Council on Social Work Education (1962).   In addition, Hester participated in countless conferences related to social welfare.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to the University Archives by Marcella Hayes Hester on July 25, 1966.

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Sarah Pabarcus in January 2006.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in June 2012.


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Series 1: Publications (arranged alphabetically by title)Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Pubs. (Book Review for 'Casework Papers', 1957)Add to your cart.
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Folder 3: Pubs. "Discussion by a Case Worker," 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Pubs. "Discussion: Casework Today and Fifty Years Ago," 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Pubs. "Family as the Primary Institution for the Development of the Child," 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Pubs. "Field Work in a Private Agency," 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Pubs. "Recent Steps in the Joint Use of Group Work and Case Work Techniques," n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Pubs. "Some Basic Factors in Group Work-Case Work Cooperation as Revealed in a Project Carried Under the Auspices of Cleveland Welfare Federation" n.d.Add to your cart.

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