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Boston College Graduate School of Social Work records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection BC-1992-034: Boston College Graduate School of Social Work records


  • Creation: 1935 - 1993
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1936 - 1981

Scope and Contents

Consists of diaries, scrapbooks, correspondence, reports, and publications. The diaries and scrapbooks document the School's history during the tenures of deans Walter McGuinn, SJ and Dorothy L. Book. The collection also contains files on special projects and programs, such as work with the Peace Corps and the School's anniversary celebrations.


Restrictions on access

Collection is closed until processed.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Historical Note

The Boston College Graduate School of Social Work was founded in 1936. In 1938, the School was accepted for membership in the American Association of Schools of Social Work and fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. In 1968, the school moved from Boston to the Chestnut Hill campus. Since 1979 the School of Social Work has awarded the Doctor of Social Work degree.


5 Linear Feet (9 containers)

Language of Materials



Transfered by Donna Ferullo in 1992. Transferred by Regina O'Grady-Leshane in 2009, 2014, and 2018. Transferred by the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work in 1993, 1994, 2002, and 2014.

Boston College Graduate School of Social Work Records
1935-1993, bulk 1936-1981
Unprocessed Cataloged
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States