Gudrun Rom papers
MSRom_71

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Rom, Gudrun
Title
Gudrun Rom papers
ID
MSRom_71
Date [inclusive]
1957-1966
Extent
0.25 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
From 1909, until about 1912, Chicago social worker Gudrun S. Rom was a caseworker with United Charities. She then worked for the Bureau of Public Welfare, the Juvenile Protective Association, and the Juvenile Court before returning to United Charities in 1918 to work in the Near North Side district. In 1933, she became head of the agency's strockyards district office. This small collection contains personal documents including a birth certificate, will, obituary, and memorial service program for Gudrun S. Rom. It also includes several items of correspondence and a photograph of Rom at age six.

Preferred Citation

Gudrun Rom papers, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Biographical Sketch

From 1909, until about 1912, Chicago social worker Gudrun S. Rom was a caseworker with United Charities. She then worked for the Bureau of Public Welfare, the Juvenile Protective Association, and the Juvenile Court before returning to United Charities in 1918 to work in the Near North Side district. In 1933, she became head of the agency's strockyards district office. Rom retired in 1949 and in 1957 she compiled a history of the United Charities organization.

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Scope and Contents

This small collection contains personal documents including a birth certificate, will, obituary, and memorial service program for Gudrun S. Rom. It also includes several items of correspondence and a photograph of Rom at age six.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives January 2005

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

None

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Rom, Gudrun -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Chicago Community Organizations.
  • Hull-House and Settlement House History.
  • Midwest Women's History.
  • Social workers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Gudrun Rom Papers 

Box Folder

Rom, Gudrun - Memorial Service, 1966 

1 1

Goldman, Joseph. The Pragmatic Philosophy, undated 

1 2

Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness - correspondence, donation forms, 1965-1966 

1 3

Rom, Gudrun - personal documents, 1884-1963 

1 4

Correspondence, 1960 

1 5

Correspondence, 1966 

1 6

Clippings, 1966 

1 7

Gudrun Rom - portrait at age six, ca. 1890 

1 8

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