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Inventory of the Grayson Neikirk Kefauver papers
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Grayson Neikirk Kefauver papers
    Dates: 1900-1955
    Collection Number: 47003
    Creator: Kefauver, Grayson Neikirk, 1900-1946.
    Collection Size: 38 manuscript boxes (15.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches and writings, minutes, and printed matter, relating to international educational reconstruction after World War II, and the organization of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Grayson Neikirk Kefauver papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1947.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    August 31, 1900 Born, Middletown, Maryland
    1921 BA, University of Arizona
    1925 MA, Stanford University
    1928 PhD, University of Minnesota
    1931-1932 Member of National Survey of Secondary Education, conducted by U.S. Office of Education
    1933-1945 Dean of School of Education, Stanford University
    1943 Founder and chair, Liaison Committee on International Education, Washington, D.C.
    September 1943 Participated in International Education Assembly (IEA), Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
    1944 American liaison to the Conference of Allied Ministers of Education (CAME), London
    November 1945 Member of U.S. delegation at the Conference for the Establishment of the United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization, London
    January 4, 1946 Died, Los Angeles, California
    Source: "Grayson Neikirk Kefauver." Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 19 Oct. 2012.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The papers relate to international educational reconstruction after World War II, and the organization of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Correspondence. The papers consist of reports, memoranda, speeches and writings, minutes, and printed matter.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Unesco.
    Education.
    International education.
    Reconstruction (1939-1951)
    United Nations Preparatory Educational, Scientific and Cultural Commission.