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Title
Papers, 1890-1946 (inclusive). 1907-1908 ,  Expense account book of Louise Marion Bosworth, 1907-1908
Name/Creator
Bosworth, Louise Marion, 1881-1982, creator
Women's Educational and Industrial Union (Boston, Mass.)
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of this portion of collection]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:127177 
Location
Networked Resource
Language
English
Description
1 v. (unpaged) ; 23 cm.
Form/Genre
text

biography

Account books.

print
Subject
Bosworth, Louise Marion , 1881-1982 ;  Women -- United States -- Finance, Personal ;  Budgets, Personal -- United States ;  Cost and standard of living -- Massachusetts -- Boston ;  Women's Educational and Industrial Union (Boston, Mass.)

Category
Wages

Social Workers

Costs of Living

Living Conditions

Note
Consists of one of Bosworth's four personal account books (from folder 160 of Bosworth's Papers, 1890-1946 (inclusive)). It seems that some of her subjects in the Women's Educational and Industrial Union survey used similar account books. Cover of account books reads "2, Louise Marion Bosworth."

Bosworth, daughter of a bank president, grew up in Illinois, graduated from Wellesley College in 1907, and was a social worker. She worked for a number of settlement houses and participated in surveys of workers' living conditions, including the Women's Educational and Industrial Union survey (1907-1909) of incomes and expenditures of women workers, the results of which she published as The Living Wage of Women Workers; a survey (1911) of available housing in Philadelphia, which she later published as Housing Conditions in Main Line Towns; and an investigation (1914) of living costs, under the auspices of the Survey Committee of the Cleveland Foundation.

Electronic finding aid for Louise Marion Bosworth Papers (85-M71) available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:sch00053

Louise Marion Bosworth Papers, 1890-1946; Expense account book of Louise Marion Bosworth, 1907-1908. 85-M71, folder 160. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Other Title
  Papers, 1890-1946 (inclusive)
Other Title