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Overview The African-American Institute (AAI) plays a notable role in the fostering of educational ties between the United States and countries in Africa; the Institute is a major source of funding for African students wishing to study in the United States, and a voice for Africa in the United States. The African American Institute records document the Institute's work in international aid and education.
Abstract George Albert Coe was born in Monroe County, New York, on March 26, 1862, the son of Reverend George W. and Harriet Van Voorhis Coe. He graduated from the University of Rochester with a bachelor of arts degree in 1884 and a master of arts degree in 1888. Coe took both his bachelor of sacred theology (1887) and his Ph.D. (1891) from Boston University. Coe studied from 1890 to 1891 at the University of Berlin. He was a distinguished scholar in the field of religious education, particularly the...
Abstract The Dorothy Heathcote Collection combines material collected by Anne Thurman and Betty Jane Wagner, and fills nine boxes (of which six contain audio cassettes), spanning the years 1971 to 2005. The collection sheds light on Heathcote's methods and her influence on other drama educators. The bulk of the materials consist of transcripts from Heathcote's sessions and courses, and audio cassettes
Abstract The James Monroe Hughes 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 included.
Abstract The John Robert Lee Papers are arranged in ten main categories: biographical material; correspondence; teaching material - specific courses; teaching material - supporting documents; teaching material - general; student papers and related material; committees and administration; speeches; publications; and social studies curriculum study center materials.
Abstract The collection consists of three boxes of correspondence and printed material primarily relating to Melby's administration as Dean of Northwestern'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's relationship to the University's central administration as well as its experimental pedagogical programs.
Abstract The Joe Park Papers include biographical materials, general correspondence, course materials, articles and addresses, and notes on Park's history of the Northwestern University School of Education. The biographical materials include vitae, clippings, press releases, and bibliographies. General correspondence is arranged chronologically within one folder and mainly concerns Park's research on the history of Northwestern's School of Education. Course materials include syllabi as well a copy of...
Identifier: MS 155
Abstract Viola Spolin has been called the "high priestess of improvisational theatre". Born in Chicago in 1906, Spolin is best known as the creator of theater games, originally created as a series of exercises to aid students in the study of drama. In 1955, Spolin conducted workshops for the Playwrights Theater Club, and later at the Compass Theater. In 1960 she began running improvisation workshops for the cast of Second City. As an outgrowth of her work with Second City, Spolin published...
- Subject: Education--United States X
- Northwestern University Archives 6
- Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies 1
- Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 1
- American Education Fellowship 4
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Education 2
- African-American Institute 1
- Coe, George Albert, 1862-1951 1
- Compass Players 1
- Heathcote, Dorothy 1
- Hughes, James Monroe, 1890-1971 1
- Lee, John R. (John Robert), 1923-1976 1
- Melby, Ernest Oscar, 1891-1987 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of Philosophy--Faculty 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). School of Speech--Faculty 1
- Park, Joe 1
- Progressive Education Association (U.S.) 1
- Raullerson, Calvin H., 1920-2008 1
- Second City (Theater company) 1
- Shepherd, David, 1924- 1
- Sills, Paul, 1927-2008 1
- Spolin Center 1
- Spolin, Viola 1
- United States. Works Progress Administration. Recreation Division 1 ∧ less