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Helen Saw Telle Cassidy Papers, circa 1903-1935

Title
Helen Saw Telle Cassidy Papers, circa 1903-1935
ID
Mss. Acc. 2007.36
Extent
0.5 Cubic Feet
More Extent Information
60 items
Scope and Contents

It is now the Anderson Center for Autism

http://www.andersoncenterforautism.org/about-us/history/

Helen Saw Telle Cassidy Conley worked as a teacher at "The Spruces," a long-term care facility for children with emotional problems located in Staatsburg-on-Hudson, N.Y.  "The Spruces" was founded by Dr. Victor Vance Anderson in 1928.  These letters describe Mrs. Henry Cassidy's time at the Spruces as a teacher, giving vivid descriptions of the children's behavior and problems.  One letter mentions going to a horse race where many famous people attended.

Creators
Cassidy, Helen Saw Telle
Subjects
American Orthopsychiatric Association
Children with disabilities--Education.
Psychiatric schools--New York
Special education--United States--History--20th century.
The Spruces (Staatsburg-on-Hudson, N.Y.)
Genres
Correspondence
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
04/26/2007.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Ebay.
Purchase.
Preferred Citation
Helen Saw Telle Cassidy Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in 2010.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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