Scope and Content
Title: Frederic Philip Woellner Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1921-1981
Collection number: 1283
Woellner, Frederic Philip, 1890-
25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including
copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Restrictions on Access
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to
the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item], Frederic Philip Woellner Papers (Collection 1283). Department of Special Collections, Charles E.
Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
UCLA Catalog Record ID
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.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of lectures, tapes of lectures, course materials, biographical information, files, and notes, some on
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Woellner, Frederic Philip, 1890- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Education--Faculty--Archival resources.
Teacher educators--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.