Frederic Philip Woellner (b.1890) was a lecturer in civic education at the University of California, Southern Branch (1923-25),
and professor of education (1925-56). In 1960, he was named California teacher of the year by proclamation of the governor.
The collection consists of lectures, tapes of lectures, course materials, biographical information, files, and notes, some
Woellner was born on February 18, 1890 in Cincinnati, Ohio; AB, University of Cincinnati, 1912; diploma, Teachers College
(Cincinnati), 1912; MA (1915) and Ph.D (1923), Columbia University; taught in Cincinnati elementary schools (1912-14) and
in private schools at Columbia University Teachers College (1914-15); taught at Buffalo State Normal School (1915-19), and
served as department head for part-time education (1919-21); research scholar, Columbia University, 1921-23; lecturer in civic
education at the University of California, Southern Branch, 1923-25; associate professor and professor of education (1925-56),
then professor emeritus; named California teacher of the year by proclamation of the governor, 1960; publications include
Type studies in American history (1921), Education for citizenship (1923), How we govern (1926), Highlands of the mind (1930), and Life of Carrie Chapman (1941); he died on May 19, 1981 in Los Angeles.
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