Arthur S. Farber papers, 1956-1992  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Farber, Arthur S. (Arthur Sigmund), 1918-1980
Title
Arthur S. Farber papers
Dates
1956-1992 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.05 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection Number
(Accession No. 4394-003)
Summary
Papers of a professor of social work and author focused on health, aging, death, and dying
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The papers are open to all users.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Arthur S. Farber, born in 1918, was an author and professor of social work. A native of New York, New York, Farber received his masters degree from Columbia University and completed an Advanced Degree in social work curriculum at the University of Pennsylvania in 1951. He served as executive director of Seattle's Jewish Family and Child Service and executive director of the Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged in Seattle before joining the University Washington School of Social Work in 1963. Farber died in 1980.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The papers consist of correspondence, course material, reports, speeches and writings, ephemera, and clippings relating to Arthur S. Farber's research and teaching in the areas of health, aging, and death and dying, especially the "Peckham Experiment" at the Pioneer Health Center in Peckham, England. The papers also document Farber's work in wellness and health promotion as one of the initiators of the community-based Wallingford Wellness Project in Seattle, Washington. Correspondents include Janet D. Bunbury and Innes Hope Pearse.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The creator's literary rights have been transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Preferred Citation

Arthur S. Farber Papers. Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, Washington.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Biographical information, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/1

General correspondence, 1956-1992, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/2

Subject filesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/3
Arthur Farber Wellness Fund
undated
1/4
Human Life Styling
undated
1/5
Nielsen, Aage - colloquium and University of Washington visit
1970-1971
Peckham Experiment
General correspondence
Box/Folder
1/6
Bunbury, Janet D.
1975-1980
1/7
Pearse, Innes Hope
1973-1978
1/8
Pepper, Allan D.
1979-1980
1/9
Miscellaneous
1975
Box/Folder
1/10
Speeches and writings of others - Innes Hope Pearse
undated
1/11
Articles
undated
1/12
Grant file
undated
1/13
Reports - Pioneer Health Center, Ltd.
1978-1979
1/14
Bibliography
1979
1/15
Ephemera
undated
Box/Folder
2/1-2
Wallingford Wellness Project
undated

Course materialReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2/3
Aging
undated
2/4-5
Cultivating health
undated
2/6
Death and dying
undated
2/7
Death and dying workshops
undated
2/8
Wellness workshop
circa 1979
2/9
Miscellaneous courses
undated

Speeches and writingsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
of Farber
Box/Folder
3/1
"The Last of Life for Which the First Is Made"
undated
3/2-3
Miscellaneous
undated
of Others
Box/Folder
3/4
Levine, Naomi
undated

Conferences and conventions, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 3/5

Clippings, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 3/6

Miscellany, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 3/7

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle--Archives
  • Death--Social aspects
  • Health promotion--England--London--Case studies
  • Health promotion--Research--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Health promotion--Social aspects
  • Sociologists--Washington (State)--Seattle--Archives
  • Sociology teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle--Archives
  • Sociology--Study and teaching (Higher)--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Bunbury, Janet D
  • Farber, Arthur S. (Arthur Sigmund), 1918-1980--Archives
  • Pearse, Innes Hope, 1889-
  • Corporate Names :
  • Pioneer Health Centre (Peckham, London, England)
  • University of Washington--Faculty
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • correspondence
  • curricula
  • reports
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
  • writings
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • University of Washington. University Archives

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)