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MSS 034 - Community Services Council of New Orleans, Inc. Collection


(Mss 34) 


Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

Revised August 20000



Size:  90 linear feet

Geographic Locations:  Greater New Orleans area and various cities throughout the United States

Inclusive dates:  ca. 1900-1973

Summary:  Through the combined efforts of the New Orleans Association of Com­merce and several private local service agencies, the Central Council of Social Agencies was organized in 1921 to provide uniform standards and practices that would, in turn, result in greater cooperation among its member agencies.  During its existence (1921-1973), the Council under­went several changes in organization and in name.  Beginning in 1924, it was listed in reports and in correspondence as the “Central Coun­cil of Social Agencies” and as the “Council of Social Agencies.”  In 1958 the name was changed to “Social Welfare Planning Council” and in 1971 to “Community Services Council, Inc.”  Materials in the collection have been placed in series under the existing agency name when the documents were generated.  Separate series have been created for member agencies and subject files.

Related Collections:  Community Services Council of Jefferson Collection (Mss 44)

Source:  Gift, 1973

Access:  No restrictions

Copyright:  Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

Citation:  Community Services Council of New Orleans Collection, Louisiana and Special Collections, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans