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William Gordon and Margaret Schutz Gordon Papers (WUA00109)

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Professional Development and Biographical Accounts (arranged alphabetically by subject)

Personal and Professional Correspondence (arranged alphabetically by last name or subject)

Publications, Symposiums, and Papers Presented (arranged alphabetically by last name or organization then by title)

Lecture Notes, Syllabi, and Handouts (arranged alphabetically by subject)

The Tulane Project (one folder)

The Three School Project (arranged alphabetically by subject)

Field Instruction Research Project (F.I.R.P.) (arranged alphabetically by subject)



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Title: William Gordon and Margaret Schutz Gordon Papers (WUA00109), 1941-1980Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/03/wua00109

Primary Creator: Gordon, William

Other Creators: Gordon, Margaret Schutz

Extent: 2.0 Linear Feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of biographical accounts, correspondence, publications, teaching materials, and papers detailing projects that were directed by two professors from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.   

The following projects figure prominently into this collection:

a) Tulane University’s Field Instruction Project (1959-1960).  This project preceded the 3-School-Project (detailed below) and Washington University’s Field Instruction Research Project (F.I.R.P.).

b) The 3-School Project in Field Instruction (1961) was comprised of three institutions, namely Tulane University, the University of Denver, and Washington University.  The project was not funded   by N.I.M.H. and later morphed into Washington University’s   Field Instruction Research Project (F.I.R.P.).

c) Washington University’s Field Instruction Research Project (1962-1969).  William Gordon authored the first part of Section I of the Final Report.

This collection is organized into seven series as detailed below:

Series 01: Professional Development and Biographical Accounts (arranged alphabetically by subject)

Series 02: Personal and Professional Correspondence (arranged alphabetically by last name or subject)

Series 03: Publications, Symposiums, and Papers Presented (arranged alphabetically by last name or organization then by title)

Series 04: Lecture Notes, Syllabi, and Handouts (arranged alphabetically by subject)

Series 05: The Tulane Project (one folder)

Series 06: The Three School Project (arranged alphabetically by subject)

Series 07: Field Instruction Research Project (F.I.R.P.) (arranged alphabetically by subject)

Collection Historical Note

William Gordon was born on October 12, 1911 in Morgan County, Illinois.  He received a B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1937 and a Ph.D. in quantitative ecology from there in 1941.  Gordon was a Professor at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis from 1951 to 1978.  Before coming to Washington University, Gordon taught in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Minnesota from 1941 to 1942 and at Nashville School of Social Work, Vanderbilt University from 1948 to1951.  He served as Chief at the Bureau of Research and Statistics, Division of Social Welfare for the State of Minnesota from 1942 to 1945.  He was a Regional Research Consultant for the Social Security Administration in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 1945 to 1948.

Margaret Schutz Gordon was born on January 11, 1921 in St. Louis, Missouri.  She received her B.A. with majors in Psychology and Sociology in 1943 from Washington University in St. Louis.  She received her M.S.W. in 1944 from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University.  She was an Instructor and Thesis Supervisor at the School from 1944 to 1948 and then Professor and Director of Field Instruction from 1957 to 1970.  From 1970 to 1983, Schutz was a professor and Director of Field Practicum at the University of Kansas.  Then she became Professor Emerita.

Both of them were heavily involved in social work research and have been widely published.

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 Margaret Schutz Gordon in December 2004.

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

Processing Information: Processed by Jay Kempen and Leela Pandey in November 2005.  Updated by Sonya McDonald in February 2006.

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


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[Series 1: Professional Development and Biographical Accounts (arranged alphabetically by subject)],
[Series 2: Personal and Professional Correspondence (arranged alphabetically by last name or subject)],
[Series 3: Publications, Symposiums, and Papers Presented (arranged alphabetically by last name or organization then by title)],
[Series 4: Lecture Notes, Syllabi, and Handouts (arranged alphabetically by subject)],
[Series 5: The Tulane Project (one folder)],
[Series 6: The Three School Project (arranged alphabetically by subject)],
[Series 7: Field Instruction Research Project (F.I.R.P.) (arranged alphabetically by subject)],
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Series 3: Publications, Symposiums, and Papers Presented (arranged alphabetically by last name or organization then by title)Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Bartlett, M. H., "The Place and Use of knowledge in Social WorkAdd to your cart.
Folder 45: Practice," 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Butterfield, H. W., (Correspondence with Gordon), 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Butterfield, W. (Correspondence with Schutz), 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 48: CSWE, "Deadline for receiving comments on task  force Reports and recommendations,"  1975 - 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 49: "Framework for the Explication of Base in Social Work Education," 1979 CSWEAdd to your cart.
Folder 50: GWB - "Business - mostly curriculum matter especially big practice, [1957-1968]Add to your cart.
Folder 51: GWB, CSWE Reports, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 52: GWB Summary of Research, GWB, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Gordon, W., "Assembly Series" 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Gordon, W. Biographical AccountsAdd to your cart.
Folder 55: Gordon, W., Correspondence with Stern, Len., Landon, S. P., and Gentry, E.M., 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 56: Gordon, W. "Co - Swap Field Instruction," [1970]Add to your cart.
Folder 57: Gordon, W., "A Critique of the Working Definition," 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 58: Gordon, W. "Fragmentation and Synthesis in Social Work," 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 59: Gordon, W., "The Future of Social Work Research," 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 60: Gordon, W., "Issues In Social Work Practice," 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 61: Gordon, W. Katherine Kendall Symposium, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 62: Gordon, W., "Knowledge and Value: Their Distinction and Relationship in Clarifying Social Work practice," 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 63: Gordon, W., "A Natural Basis for Social Work Specialization," 1976 - 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 64: Gordon, W., "Notes of Transmittal," n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 65: Gordon, W., "Notes on Research Centers From Advisory Committee on Advances Education In Social Work," 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 66: Gordon, W., "Research and Social Work Practice," 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 67: Gordon, W., "Role of a Social Work Frame of Reference," 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 68: Gordon, W., "Self - Image of Social Work: Profession - Powered or Society - Led?" 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 69: Gordon, W., "Social Work Values and Knowledge," 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 70: Gordon, W., "The Social Worker and Research, " 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 71: Gordon, W. "Student Evaluation of Teachers + Courses inAdd to your cart.
Folder 72: Graduate Social Work," 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 73: Gordon, W. "Toward Basic Research in Social Work," 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 74: Gordon, W., "Unleashing The Social Work Potential," 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 75: Gordon, W., NASW "Working Definition of Social Work Practice," 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 76: Gordon, W., "Working Definition of Social Work Practice," 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 77: Gordon, W. and Harriett Bartlett, "Generalizations in Medical Social Work: Preliminary Findings," 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 78: Gordon - Schutz 1979 APM Proposal, CSWEAdd to your cart.
Folder 79: Gordon - Schutz, "Catching Up On Conceptualizations of The Environment," 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 80: Gordon - Schutz., 'Fundamental Concepts in Social Work Practice," 1968 - 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 81: Gordon - Schutz, "How Can We Ensure The "Social Work" In the Social Work Practicum?" 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 82: Gordon  -  Schutz, "Humanizing human Services Through 'Good' Supervision," 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 83: Gordon -  Schutz, NASW, Task Force on Coping, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 84: Gordon - Schutz, "Reallocation of Educational Responsibility Among Student, School, Agency & NASW," 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 85: Gordon  -  Schutz, "Reallocation of Educational Responsibility Among Schools, Agencies, Students and NASW," 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 86: Gordon -  Schutz, "Social Work Generalist as a Specialist, 1977 (x2 copies)Add to your cart.
Folder 87: Gordon - Schutz, "Social Work Practice Defined," 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 88: Gordon - Schutz, "Social Work Skills: Humanizing the Human Services," 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 89: Gordon - Schutz,, "Toward Better understanding of "Coping" in Social Work Practice," 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 90: Gordon - Schutz, "Viewing Man from A Humanistic Perspective: The Role of A Social Work Frame of Reference," 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 91: NASW, Delegate Assembly Work Materials, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 92: NASW "Specialization in Social Work Profession," [1975]Add to your cart.
Folder 93: Schutz, M., "Conceptual Issues in Field Instruction," 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 94: Schutz, M., "Some Implications of the Person - Environment Interface," 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 95: Schutz, M.,  "Washington University Alumni News," 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 96: Schutz, M., Cablish, D., Pirtle, D., "A general Social Work Practice Model," 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 97: Schutz, M., Connaway, Pirtle, and Wood, "Introduction to Social Work Practice," 1963 - 1965Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Professional Development and Biographical Accounts (arranged alphabetically by subject)],
[Series 2: Personal and Professional Correspondence (arranged alphabetically by last name or subject)],
[Series 3: Publications, Symposiums, and Papers Presented (arranged alphabetically by last name or organization then by title)],
[Series 4: Lecture Notes, Syllabi, and Handouts (arranged alphabetically by subject)],
[Series 5: The Tulane Project (one folder)],
[Series 6: The Three School Project (arranged alphabetically by subject)],
[Series 7: Field Instruction Research Project (F.I.R.P.) (arranged alphabetically by subject)],
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