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Van Waters, Miriam


Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Additional papers of Dorothy Kirchwey Brown, 1857-19 81 (inclusive), 1912-1971 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 736

Additional papers of Dorothy Kirchwey Brown, Democratic Party activist and social reformer, include files on Massachusetts child welfare organizations, League of Women Voters material, and personal and family correspondence

Additional records of the Friends of Framingham, 1938-1973

Collection Identifier: MC 343

Minutes, committee reports, correspondence, etc., of Friends of the Framingham, Inc., formed in support of Miriam Van Waters and the progressive changes she had implemented as superintendent of the Massachusetts Reformatory for Women at Framingham.

Records of Radcliffe College President Ada Louise Comstock, 1923-1943

Collection Identifier: RG II, Series 2

Official Radcliffe College correspondence, reports, memoranda, etc., of Ada Louise Comstock, educator and third president of Radcliffe College.

Records of the Friends of Framingham, 1948-1957

Collection Identifier: B-18

Correspondence, clippings, etc., of Friends of Framingham, Inc., formed in support of Miriam Van Waters and the progressive changes she had implemented as superintendent of the Massachusetts Reformatory for Women at Framingham.

Papers of Anna Spicer Gladding and Miriam Van Waters, 1855-1992

Collection Identifier: MC 426

Correspondence, speeches, diaries, photographs, etc., of librarian Anna Spicer Gladding, and penologist Miriam Van Waters.

Miriam Van Waters papers

Collection Identifier: HOLLIS 601656

Papers from studies of juvenile delinquency directed by Dr. Van Waters for the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement (Wickersham Commission) and for Harvard Law School's Survey of Crime and Criminal Justice in Boston. Bulk of the material relates to the work of courts, social agencies, and public institutions with juvenile offenders in Boston and other cities and states, particularly California, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, and Tennessee.

Papers of Ada Louise Comstock, 1818-1982 (inclusive), 1887-1982 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 471: T-156

Correspondence, photographs, etc., of Ada Louise Comstock, Radcliffe College president, 1923-1943, and pioneer for women in higher education.

Papers of Amy P. Row, 1934-1992

Collection Identifier: MC 452

Correspondence, writings, photographs, etc., of Amy P. Row, missionary and volunteer at the Reformatory for Women in Framingham, Mass.

Papers of Clara Mortenson Beyer, 1911-1965

Collection Identifier: A-159

Correspondence, diary, reports, etc., of Clara M. (Clara Mortenson) Beyer, labor law specialist.

Papers of Ethel Sturges Dummer, 1689-1962

Collection Identifier: A-127: M-55

Correspondence, writings, photographs, etc., of Ethel Sturges Dummer, Chicago social welfare leader, philanthropist, and author.

Papers of Helen Lingenfelter Gray, 1901-2017 (inclusive), 1928-1980 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 781

Papers of Helen Lingenfelter Gray, lawyer and women's rights and peace activist.

Papers of Mary Lee, 1834-1982 (inclusive), 1915-1949 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 587

Correspondence, biographical and financial material, clippings and articles, book-related files, family papers, and photographs of author and journalist Mary Lee.

Papers of Sara R. Ehrmann, 1859-1997

Collection Identifier: MC 251

Correspondence, financial papers, organizational files, etc., of Sara Rosenfeld Ehrmann, civic worker and social reformer.

Records of the Massachusetts Society for Social Health, 1915-1965

Collection Identifier: MC 203

Minutes, reports, correspondence, etc., of the Massachusetts Society for Social Health.

Papers of Miriam Van Waters, 1861-1971

Collection Identifier: A-71: MP-3: T-35

Correspondence, diaries, case studies, reports, and photographs of penologist Miriam Van Waters.


Diaries 4
Family records 4
Prison reformers 4
Speeches 4
Correctional institutions--Massachusetts--Framingham 3
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Minutes 3
Photographs 3
Audiotapes 2
Cambridge (Mass.)--Social life and customs--20th century 2
Capital punishment 2
Child labor 2
Child welfare 2
Corrections--Study and teaching 2
Courtship--United States 2
Criminals--Rehabilitation 2
Female offenders--Massachusetts 2
Juvenile delinquency 2
Plays 2
Prison administration 2
Prisoners 2
Prisons 2
Prostitution 2
Reformatories--Law and legislation--Massachusetts 2
Reports 2
Women prisoners--Rehabilitation 2
Women--Social conditions 2
Women--Societies and clubs 2
Abortion 1
African American prisoners--Massachusetts 1
African American women 1
Alcoholics--Rehabilitation 1
American literature--20th century 1
Art teachers--Massachusetts 1
Authors 1
Authors and publishers 1
Authors, American 1
Autobiographical fiction 1
Baby books 1
Birth control--Massachusetts 1
Black nationalism--United States 1
Brazil--Description and travel 1
Brothers and sisters--United States 1
Cambridge (Mass.)--Politics and government--20th century 1
Capital punishment--United States 1
Chestnut Hill (Mass.)--Social life and customs 1
Chicago (Ill.)--Politics and government 1
Chicago (Ill.)--Social life and customs 1
Child rearing 1
Childbirth 1
Children of women prisoners--Massachusetts 1
Christmas cards 1
Civic leaders--Massachusetts 1
Civil rights--Massachusetts 1
Clubs--Connecticut 1
Clubs--Massachusetts 1
Clubs--New York 1
College presidents--Massachusetts--Cambridge 1
College students 1
Conscientious objectors 1
Correctional institutions 1
Correctional institutions--Massachusetts 1
Correctional psychology 1
Courtship 1
Criminal law -United States. 1
Deans (Education)--United States 1
Depressions--1929 1
Developing countries--Economic conditions 1
Draft--United States 1
Drafts (documents) 1
Education--Experimental methods 1
Education--Illinois--Chicago 1
Educators 1
Essays 1
Europe--Description and travel 1
Family life education 1
Family social work 1
Fan mail 1
Fathers and daughters--United States 1
Feminism 1
Financial records 1
Genealogies 1
Great Britain--Description and travel 1
Great Britain--Social life and customs--1945- 1
Harvard Law School Crime Survey. 1
Health education 1
Home economics--United States 1
Home labor 1
Homosexuality 1
Illegitimacy 1
Industrial hygiene 1
Japan--Social life and customs 1
Jewish families--United States 1
Jewish refugees--United States 1
Jewish women--Massachusetts 1
Jewish women--United States 1
Jews--United States 1
Journalists 1
Journalists--United States 1
Juvenile delinquency -United States. 1
Juvenile delinquency--Massachusetts 1
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