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Vida Newsom Division of Mental Hygiene report

Label
Vida Newsom Division of Mental Hygiene report, 1933/10/21
Title
Vida Newsom Division of Mental Hygiene report
Inclusive dates
1933/10/21
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains a typewritten copy of Chairman Vida Newsom's October 21, 1933 report regarding the activities and achievements of the Division of Mental Hygiene of the Indiana Federation of Clubs. The 9 page report relates the various methods the Division used to distribute information and educate the public about mental hygiene
Biographical or historical data
  • Vida Newsom was born on January 4, 1873 in Bartholomew County, Indiana to Jesse and Mary Newsom. She was active in civic and women's clubs, serving in many leadership roles. She was the state chairman of the Division of Mental Health, Indiana Federation of Clubs and an advisor for mental hygiene for the Division of Public Health of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. She passed away at the age of 65 on July 8, 1938. Source:"Vida Newsom Found Dead in Her Bedroom." The Columbus Evening Republican(IN), July 11, 1938.
  • The Indiana Federation of Clubs was organized in March, 1900. The Federation brought together a number of different clubs from across Indiana and allowed communication and cooperation between the different groups. The Indiana Society of Mental Hygiene was organized at the Conference on Mental Health held in Indianapolis in October, 1916. The purpose of this organization was "to work for the conservation of mental health; for the prevention of mental diseases and mental deficiency; and for the improvement in the care and treatment of those suffering from nervous or mental diseases or mental deficiencies." The Division of Mental Hygiene of the Indiana Federation of Clubs was started around 1923.Sources:Information found within collection.Courtney, Grace Gates, comp. History Indiana Federation of Clubs. Edited by Arcada Stark Balz. Fort Wayne, IN: Fort Wayne Printing, 1939. Newsom, Vida. Report of Indiana Federation of Clubs, Department of Conservation, Committee on Mental Health, 1923-1924.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Newsom, Vida
  • Indiana Federation of Art Clubs
  • Mental health
Label
Vida Newsom Division of Mental Hygiene report
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2581
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/06/18 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/18 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20664720
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn954058081
  • (OCoLC)954058081
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Vida Newsom Division of Mental Hygiene report
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2581
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/06/18 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/06/18 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20664720
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn954058081
  • (OCoLC)954058081
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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