The Society for the Study of Child Nature was founded in 1888. In 1912 the name was changed to Federation for Child Study and in 1924 to Child Study Association of America. In 1973 the Child Study Association of America merged with Wel-Met Inc. to form the Child Study Association of America/Wel-Met.Works by the Federation for Child Study and the Child Study Association of America are found underChild Study Association of America.Works by the other bodies are found under the following headings according to the name used at the time of publication:Society for the Study of Child Nature.Wel-Met Inc.Child Study Association of America/Wel-Met.SUBJECT ENTRY: Works about these bodies are entered under the name resulting from the merger. Works limited in subject coverage to the pre-merger period are entered under the name of one or more of the original bodies. In the case where the required name is represented in this catalog only under a later form of the name, entry is made under the later form.