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California Social Welfare Archives

The California Social Welfare Archives (CSWA) was organized in 1979 to collect materials that chronicle the history and diversity of social welfare in California.

Accessing the Archives

CSWA collections may be consulted on the campus of the University of Southern California in the Doheny Memorial Library, Special Collections room 209. The Archives may be used by academic and community researchers.

Special Collections telephone: 213-740-5900.

To access the electronic materials in the archives, including oral histories, visit our Digital Library.