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Pessa Kandinoff Papers, 1930-1994 (Bulk: 1992-93)
1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 215

Abstract:
Social worker; Professor. Papers include biographical material; correspondence; photographs, printed material relating to the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration; and case histories and personal accounts of World War II refugees with whom Kandinoff worked in Italy and Palestine.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use. Partially restricted access - contact the Sophia Smith Collection for more information.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note
Pessa Polasky Kandinoff in Cincinnati, 1934

Pessa Polasky Kandinoff in Cincinnati, 1934

Pessa Polasky Kandinoff was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1909. B.S., 1931 and M.A. in Psychology, 1932 from University of Cincinnati; received additional training at New York School of Social Work. Caseworker for Department of Public Welfare and the Department of Aid to Dependent Children in Cincinnati, 1935-41, and for the Ohio State Department of Public Welfare, 1941-44. Welfare officer for refugee camps in Italy and Palestine, run by the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, primarily for Greek and Yugoslav refugees. Psychiatric social worker, Longview State Hospital, Cincinnati, then at Cincinnati General Hospital, 1951-57. Taught psychiatric social work, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1957-71. Retired early 70s and moved to Israel. Died 1994.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Papers include biographical material; correspondence; photographs, printed material relating to the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration; and case histories and personal accounts of World War II refugees with whom Kandinoff worked in Italy and Palestine.

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Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use. Partially restricted access - contact the Sophia Smith Collection for more information.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

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Pessa Kandinoff Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

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