Ethel and Irene Kawin papers
MSKawi73

 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
Kawin, Ethel
Creator
Kawin, Irene
Title
Ethel and Irene Kawin papers
ID
MSKawi73
Date [inclusive]
1923-1969
Extent
0.51 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
Irene Kawin was a probation officer of the Juvenile Court of Cook County from 1913 to 1962, serving as deputy chief beginning in 1927. Ethel Kawin was a child psychologist who directed the Pre-School Department of the Institute for Juvenile Research from 1925 to 1934. The collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and articles.

Preferred Citation

Ethel and Irene Kawin papers, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Biographical Sketch

Irene Kawin was a probation officer of the Juvenile Court of Cook County from 1913 to 1962, serving as deputy chief beginning in 1927. Ethel Kawin was a child psychologist who directed the Pre-School Department of the Institute for Juvenile Research from 1925 to 1934. She was also a guidance counselor for several public school systems in Illinois until her death in 1964.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and articles. The materials pertain to child welfare, the Citizen's Committee on the Family Court, the Mortar Board Project, probation, juvenile courts and delinquents, nursery schools, and illegitimacy.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives 2006-06-05

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Revision Description

  07/23/2010

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

None

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Citizens Committee on the Family Court (Cook County, Ill.).
  • Illinois. Juvenile Court (Cook County).

Personal Name(s)

  • Kawin, Ethel -- Archives
  • Kawin, Irene -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Chicago Political and Civic Life.
  • Child welfare -- Illinois.
  • Hull-House and Settlement House History.
  • Midwest Women's History.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Papers of Irene Kawin 

Box Folder

Articles - "Family Dissensions as a Factor in Delinquency", 1946 

1 1

Articles - "Organization of a Juvenile Probation Department", 1936 

1 2

Articles - "Swing of the Pendulum", 1967 

1 3

Book reviews, 1951-1969 

1 4

Chicago Pediatric Society - proceedings, 1940 

1 5

Citizens Committee on the Family Court - correspondence, 1963-1967 

1 6

Family (Juvenile) Court of Cook County - correspondence and reports, 1953-1960 

1 7

Illinois Probation and Parole Association - clippings, 1963 

1 8

Mortar Board Project - correspondence, 1935-1940 

1 9

Papers - "The Child Meets Law Enforcement",, undated 

1 10

Papers - "The Community Deals with the Juvenile Delinquent", 1940 

1 11

Papers - "Dependent and Delinquent Children and the Juvenile Court", undated 

1 12

Papers - "The Illegitimate Child in the Juvenile Court", 1933 

1 13

Papers - "The Individual in the Pensioned Family", 1923 

1 14

Papers - "Modern Case Work in a Legal Setting", 1922 

1 15

Papers - "Modern Trends in Probation", 1940 

1 16

Papers - "Plan for Development of Cook County Services to Dependent, Neglected and Delinquent Children", 1940 

1 17

Papers - "Probation, Detention, and Institution from the Viewpoint of Probation", 1931 

1 18

Papers - "Proposed Method of Handling Cases of Juvenile Delinquency, Dependency and Neglect Coming to the Attention of the Police Department", undated 

1 19

Papers - "Protective Services for Children in Illinois", 1961 

1 20

Papers - "Social Work as a Profession", 1922 

1 21

Papers - "Therapeutic Use of Authority", 1953 

1 22

Papers - "Vitalizing our Program of Parole", 1934 

1 23

Standards for Personnel in Probation Service, undated 

1 24

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Series II: Papers of Ethel Kawin 

Box Folder

A Comparative Study of a Nursery-School versus a Non-Nursery-School Group, 1931 

1 25

"A Cooperative Approach to Child Study" - article, 1950 

1 26

A Preliminary Report of a Kindergarten Guidance Project in a Public School System, 1932 

1 27

Behavior Research Fund - Board of Trustees and Director - report, 1948 

1 28

Biographical Data, 1969 

1 29

"The Contribution of Adolf Meyer and Psychobiology to Child Guidance" - article, 1945 

1 30

"The Pre-School and Nursery School Branch of the Institute for Juvenile Research, Chicago" - reports, 1926-1929 

1 31

"Intelligence and Poverty" in Survey Graphic, 1933 

1 32

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