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Guide to the Isaac James Quillen Papers
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Description
The papers document Quillen's graduate work at Yale, his teaching career at Stanford University, his writings and publications, and his research interests. Included are his papers while at Yale; syllabi, exams, and other course materials; drafts of his books; correspondence files with his publisher Scott, Foresman; files from his work with UNESCO; speeches, lectures, and articles; and research and lecture notecards. The papers also contain personal correspondence, including some of his wife Viola Quillen; financial records, including some for the Gazos Creek Tree Farm, a joint project with Prof. Paul Hanna; and photographs, including several of the Quillens' home designed by Ernest Born.
Background
I. James Quillen joined the Stanford faculty of the School of Education in 1936. He was appointed full professor of education in 1946 and served as Dean of the School of Education from 1953 to 1966, when he was appointed Professor Emeritus. Before joining the Stanford faculty, he taught in the public schools of Delaware and at Colorado State College of Education. In 1944, he was president of the National Council for the Social Studies. He was an official of the UNESCO secretariat in Paris in 1948-49, serving as acting head of the UNESCO Department of Education during part of that time. He died in 1967.
Extent
25.5 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.