Nancy Boyd Webb papers
Scope and Contents
Papers include conference and workshop materials, course notes, reports, and writings on child therapy, trauma, and bereavement.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1954 - 2013
- Webb, Nancy Boyd, 1932- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection must be screened by an archivist for case histories identifying third parties before being used by researchers. Please contact special collections staff at email@example.com a minimum of two weeks in advance of your visit for access.
Conditions Governing Use
To the extent that she owns copyright, Nancy Boyd Webb has assigned the copyright in her works to Smith College; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Nancy Boyd Webb, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.
Nancy Boyd Webb is a clinical social worker and distinguished university professor emerita at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service where she held the endowed James R. Dumpson Chair in Child Welfare Studies and where she founded, directed and taught in the Post-master's Certificate Program in Child and Adolescent Therapy for 22 years until her retirement in 2008. She earned her B.A. cum laude at Radcliffe College (1954), her M.S.S. at the Smith College School for Social Work (1956), and her D.S.W. at the Columbia University School of Social Work (1977). In her retirement, Webb continues to offer three categories of professional services: keynote presentations and conference workshops; education and staff training; and consultation and individual and group supervision. She is a prolific author and scholar in the areas of child therapy, trauma, and bereavement, and has published 13 books on these topics since 1991. She has received numerous honors, including Smith College's Day-Garrett Award, the Clinical Practice Award of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, and the designation of Distinguished Scholar by the National Academies of Practice in Social Work. In addition to teaching and writing, Dr. Webb consults with agencies and schools on the topics of child trauma and bereavement.
9.104 linear feet (9 containers)
Language of Materials
Nancy Boyd Webb is a clinical social worker and distinguished university professor emerita at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service where she held the endowed James R. Dumpson Chair in Child Welfare Studies and where she founded, directed and taught in the Post-master's Certificate Program in Child and Adolescent Therapy for 22 years until her retirement in 2008. Her papers include conference and workshop materials, course notes, reports, and writings on child therapy, trauma, and bereavement.
This collection has been added to over time in multiple "accessions." An accession is a group of materials received from the same source at approximately the same time.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Nancy Boyd Webb, 2008-2015.
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- 2019-06-20: Updated finding aid and published.
- 2021-06-16: Added content listings from accession inventories
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