Guide to the Richard E. Gross Papers

Pat White
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
February 2011
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Call Number: SC1023
Creator: Gross, Richard E.
Title: Richard E. Gross papers
Dates: 1963-1977
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Phone: (650) 725-1022

Administrative Information


Materials were the gift of Teacher’s College, Columbia University.

Information about Access

Access: Materials are open to research use.

Cite As

Richard E. Gross Papers (SC1023). Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical note

Gross earned his AB and MA at the University of Wisconsin and his doctorate in education at Stanford in 1951. He joined the Stanford faculty in the School of Education in 1955 and taught until his retirement in 1990.

Scope and Contents note

These papers were generated from his efforts to compile materials on all major social studies education research projects to be used by his graduate students; included are correspondence, reports, publications, and curriculum materials. Subjects of the projects include anthropology, sociology, history, geography, conservation, peace studies, racial and cultural diversity, foreign relations, law, and economics.

Access Terms

Stanford University. Graduate School of Education. -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
Social sciences--Study and teaching.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Bailey, W. & M. Rice. Development of Sequential curriculum in Anthropology for Grades 1-7, reports, outlines, and brochures 1965

Box 1, Folder 2-3

Becker, J. M. Foreign Relations Project (Secondary), correspondence, newsletters, and publications 1966-1969

Box 1, Folder 4

Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, class materials 1973-1974

Box 1, Folder 5

Civil Rights: A Case Study of Negro Leadership in Civil Rights, instructional guide circa 1965

Box 1, Folder 6-7

Collier, M. C. Anthropology Curriculum Study Project (Secondary), newsletters, publications, and other materials 1964-1971

Box 1, Folder 8

Diablo Valley Education Project report [peach education/conflict resolution] circa 1972

Box 1, Folder 9

Edgar, Robert W. the Impact on Learning and Retention of Specially Developed History Materials for Culturally Deprived Children: an Exploratory Study 1966

Box 2, Folder 1

ESR [Education Systems Research] Data Banks, printed materials

Box 2, Folder 2

Frankel, M. L. Economic Education Activities (1-12), newsletter and program description 1964

Box 2, Folder 3

Gibson, J. S. The Development of Instructional Materials Pertaining to Racial and Cultural Diversity in America reports 1970-1971

Box 2, Folder 4

Gill, C. and W. Conroy. Development of Guidelines and Resource Materials on Latin America for Use in Grades I-XII, correspondence and statement 1966

Box 2, Folder 5

Gross, N. Development of Sociological Materials for Use in Secondary School Instruction report

Box 2, Folder 6

Harnack, R. S. The Use of Electronic Computers to Improve Individualization of Instruction, correspondence and summaries 1966-1967

Box 2, Folder 7

Hawkes, G. W. A Philosophical and Historical Rationale for a New Approach to “Problems of Democracy,” correspondence and papers 1967-1968

Box 2, Folder 8-9

Helburn, N. High School Geography Project, correspondence, newsletters, publications, and other materials 1964-1971

Box 2, Folder 10

Helburn, N. High School Geography Project, Demonstration Kit

Box 2, Folder 11

Hennebry, H. M. Conservation Education Improvement Project, correspondence and brochure 1966

Box 2, Folder 12

Joyce, B. R. Use of a Data Storage and Retrieval System to Teach Elementary School Children, correspondence 1966

Box 3, Folder 1

Kastner, H. Knowledge of Economics of 11th Grade U. S. History Students, correspondence and report 1966

Box 3, Folder 2

Kremple, F. A. Multimedia Visual Aids as Instructional Techniques in College History Survey Courses, correspondence and report 1965-1966

Box 3, Folder 3

Law in American Society, printed materials 1970-1976

Box 3, Folder 4

Lippitt, R. Institute for Social Research, printed materials

Box 3, Folder 5

Man: a Course of Study, workshop materials 1968 and undated

Box 3, Folder 6

Man: a Course of Study, correspondence, brochures, publications, etc. 1970-1975

Box 3, Folder 7

Man: a Course of Study, clippings 1977

Box 3, Folder 8

Problem solving in school children: two papers by Richard S. Crutchfield and Martin V. Covington 1963-1965

Box 3, Folder 9

Robinson, Sheryl, “A Collection of Bibliographies: Law Education 1967-1977,” class paper 1977

Box 3, Folder 10

Social Studies Projects, Centers and Related Studies, assorted lists 1966-1973

Box 3, Folder 11

Tri-University Project in Elementary Education, publications 1968