William Hesseltine Pear Papers,

William Hesseltine Pear, social worker and social reformer, was active both in Boston and nationally. These papers include written works relating to Pears̀€ professional activities and concerns, such as work with the unemployed, with relief procedures, with desertion and non-support, the writing of...

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Main Author: Pear, William Hesseltine, 1865-1954
Corporate Author: Simmons College (Boston, Mass.) Archives
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Language:English
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Summary:William Hesseltine Pear, social worker and social reformer, was active both in Boston and nationally. These papers include written works relating to Pears̀€ professional activities and concerns, such as work with the unemployed, with relief procedures, with desertion and non-support, the writing of the Massachusetts Mother's Aid Law of 1913, the Homemaker Service, the Monday Lunch Club, and the American Red Cross. WHP's work with his two major employers, the Boston Provident Association and the Boston Children's Aid Society, is also documented. Other than a few pages of autobiographical reflections, all biographical material is limited to second hand accounts, correspondence and articles
Physical Description:1 manuscript container (5 linear in.)
Access:Unrestricted
Finding Aid:Finding aid available in College Archives