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Records of The School of Education and Social Policy Center for The Teaching Professions

 Collection
Identifier: 14/19
The records are arranged alphabetically by folder title and then chronologically within each folder. The bulk of the records are comprised of administrative material such as applications for positions and related correspondence, budget requests and records, correspondence concerning programs and meeting, and public relations materials. Also included in the records are correspondence about visitors to the Center and requests from individuals and institutions for advice and assistance in establishing or evaluating projects and programs. The records also include a number of the Center's proposals to granting bodies for financial support.

Of special importance are the Center's annual reports to the Kellogg Foundation (1969-1975), the Final Reports to the Danforth Foundation (1979) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (1973), and the detailed records pertaining to the Learning Resources Facility and The Writing Place. The Center's records also document some of its programs within Northwestern and with other colleges and universities such as Stanford University.

Dates

  • 1969-1986

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

3.00 Boxes

Abstract

The Center for the Teaching Professions was established on September 1, 1969 under the administrative direction of Northwestern University's School of Education. The Center's purpose was to focus “its resources and energies on the problem of teaching within Northwestern University and in other educational contexts to provide both pre-service and in-service support for the development of more effective strategies for creative teaching and curriculum reform in all professions. The bulk of the records are comprised of administrative material such as applications for positions and related correspondence, budget requests and records, correspondence concerning programs and meeting, and public relations materials. Also included in the records are correspondence about visitors to the Center and requests from individuals and institutions for advice and assistance in establishing or evaluating projects and programs.

Arrangement Note

The records are arranged alphabetically by folder title and then chronologically within each folder.

Method of Acquisition

The Center for the Teaching Professions Records were separated from the B. Claude Mathis Papers (Series 14/18), which were donated to the University Archives on September 10, 1990 as Accession #90-142.

Related Materials

Users of these records should consult the B. Claude Mathis Papers, Series 14/18, where a substantial amount of related material is located.

Separated Materials

A small amount of duplicate material was discarded.

Processing Information

William K. Beatty, December 1990.
Title
Guide to the Records of The School of Education and Social Policy Center for The Teaching Professions
Author
William K. Beatty
Date
01/12/1990
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635