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Task Force on Social Work Research records

Summary Information
Title: Task Force on Social Work Research records
Dates: 1988-1992
Creator: Task Force on Social Work Research
Extent: 2.0 linear feet
Language: English
Collection Number: SW 223
Final report of the Task Force on Social Work research, as well as correspondence with cooperating organizations and materials from task force meetings.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Social Welfare History Archives

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Open for use in Social Welfare History Archives reading room.


Please contact the Archives for copyright information.

Preferred Citation:

Task Force on Social Work Research records, Social Welfare History Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries.

Historical Note

The task force, created by the National Institute of Mental Health, was charged to examine the status of research and research training throughout the profession of social work. David Austin of the University of Texas served as chair.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Records include the final report, correspondence with cooperating organizations (National Association of Social Workers, Council on Social Work Education, Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education, and NIMH); transcripts and supporting materials from task force meetings and sponsored conferences; the chair’s log of phone calls and personal contacts; summaries of surveys; and financial records.

Related Material

Please contact the archivists for further information regarding this collection.

Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • The records are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Austin, David M.
  • Task Force on Social Work Research -- Archives
  • Social service -- Research