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Guide to the Lee J. Cronbach Papers
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Description
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.
Background
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 in 2001.
Extent
8 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.