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Jack A. Kirkland Papers

Close up photo of Jack Kirkland.

Jack Kirkland has been part of the Brown School of Social Work faculty for over 50 years. He began his career at Washington University in St. Louis in 1970 as an associate professor and helped co-found the Black Studies Program (now the Department of African and African-American Studies).

The Jack A. Kirkland Papers consist primarily of his publications and writings on the American Black family and social and economic development. In addition, the collection includes materials relating to Kirkland’s professional activities, conference materials, correspondence, teaching in the George Warren Brown School of Social Work and the Black Studies Program, and research materials.

Cover art of various Black Student Guide issues.

Announcing the Jack A. Kirkland Papers

Jack Arnett Kirkland donated initial material to the University Archives in 2020 and gave additions in 2022 and 2023. The collection documents Kirkland’s long career at WashU, providing an excellent look at university history and serving as a valuable resource for researchers.

Please see the Announcing the Jack A. Kirkland Papers article for more information on Jack A. Kirkland, his papers, and the University Archives.

Additional Information about Jack Kirkland

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