Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Education
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract These records comprise the administrative, consulting, publications, and speeches files of the dean of the School of Education, B.J. Chandler. They mainly cover the years between 1963 and 1978, during Chandler's tenure as dean. The records include the following subseries: general correspondence; assistant dean's files; administrative subject files; planning and development files pertaining to the School of Education Building; consulting files concerning school superintendencies, school surveys...
Abstract In 1935, Frank Endicott joined the faculty of Northwestern University. He served successively as instructor in Education, 1935-37; assistant professor of Education, 1937-48; associate professor of Education, 1948-61; and professor of Education, 1961-72. Endicott was noted especially for Annual Survey of Jobs for College Graduates (known as the "Endicott Report"), which he prepared for Northwestern University from 1945 to 1977. The "Endicott...
Abstract James Monroe Hughes joined the faculty of Northwestern University's School of Education in 1924, was appointed Dean of the School in 1945, and retired in 1956. His papers consist of five folders of materials, the major portion of which is correspondence. Biographical materials, copies of articles written by Hughes, and the report entitled "A Memorandum on the Education of Teachers at Northwestern University," which initiated the reorganization of teacher training at Northwestern, are also...
Overview Byron Claude Mathis joined the Northwestern University faculty as assistant professor of education in 1956 and was promoted to associate professor in 1960. In 1965 he became professor of education and psychology. Mathis was also active as an administrator, serving as assistant dean, then associate dean of the Graduate School. Mathis major general interest was the application of psychology to education. Most of his research dealt with faculty development, especially to improve the quality of...
Abstract The papers of Ernest O. Melby consist of three boxes of correspondence and printed material primarily relating to his term as Dean of Northwestern University's School of Education between 1934 and 1941. It focuses on his professional activities as a leader in the Progressive Education Association and on the School of Education's relationship to the University's central administration as well as its experimental pedagogical programs.
Abstract The series, arranged in twenty six boxes, is comprised of the administrative records of Robert L. Church, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Education, 1974-1979. The bulk of the records document Church's deanship at the School of Education. A small amount of materials relate to Church's position as faculty member of the School of Education (1970-1974) prior to becoming the associate dean. The activities of the associate dean are documented in five subseries of records: general...
Abstract The series consists of catalog cards describing School of Education master of arts theses. The theses described by these cards date from the period ca. 1944-1959. Each card notes the name of the thesis author, the thesis title, and, occasionally, thesis date.
Overview Educator Lindley J. Stiles (1913-2008) taught at Northwestern from 1966 until his retirement in 1979. The Lindley J. Stiles Papers fill 47 boxes and span the period 1953-1998. They are arranged in nine series including: biographical and personal materials, general correspondence, reference and research files, speeches, articles and poems, publications, course files, student files, and recommendations.