This collection consists primarily of materials from Mary Ann Millet’s time at the University of Louisville. It includes office records of the Kent School of Social Work as well as professional and personal files compiled by her. The materials also consist of information on accreditation, curriculum, faculty meetings, and notes she took in preparation for a history of the Kent School, which was never written. There is one folder of restricted student information.
Mary Ann Millet was born on August 8, 1933 in Louisville, Kentucky. She received a B.A. in Sociology/Philosophy from Ursuline College in 1955. In 1958, she graduated with a M.S.S.W. from the University of Louisville’s Kent School of Social Work. Mary Ann Millet worked for the Louisville and Jefferson County Children’s Home (1952-1956), Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville (1954-1955), and the Kentucky Easter Seal Society (1958-1966). She joined the University of Louisville’s Kent School of Social Work in 1966 as a full-time faculty member. From 1980-1997, Mary Ann Millet served as Director of Field Instruction where she approved of over 3000 placements for more than 2000 students. She retired from Kent School in 1998 after 32 years on the faculty and was honored with the title of Professor Emeritus. Mary Ann Millet died on April 5, 2010 at the age of seventy-six.