Correspondence, memoranda, articles, proposals, notes, and other
files relating to his teaching and committee work and several major publications,
including PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS AND PERSONNEL DECISIONS and TOWARD REFORM OF PROGRAM
EVALUATION. Correspondents include Patrick Moynihan, Jack Block, Marshall Cohen, John
Feldhusen, Arthur I. Gates, Julian C. Stanley, Vivian Edmiston Todd, and Ralph W. Tyler.
Collection also includes reports compiled for the US Office of Naval Research in London
on psychological work and research being done in Europe, 1955-56.
Lee J. Cronbach made major contributions in the fields of educational psychology and
psychological testing. He earned his bachelor's degree at Fresno State College, 1934,
his master's at the University of California-Berkeley, 1937, and his doctorate at the
University of Chicago, 1940. He taught at the State College of Washington, the
University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois before joining the Stanford
faculty in 1964, where he was named Vida Jacks Professor of Education in 1967. His
research interests were measurement theory, program evaluation, and instruction. He died
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