Guide to the Stanford University, School of Education, Records

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Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
1997
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Overview

Call Number: SC0237
Creator: Stanford University. Graduate School of Education.
Title: Stanford University, School of Education, records
Dates: 1891-1894
Physical Description: 0.5 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
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Provenance

Custodial History

Transferred from Cubberley Library, School of Education, Stanford University.

Information about Access

None.

Ownership & Copyright

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

Cite As

Stanford University, School of Education, Records (SC0237). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

HISTORICAL NOTE

In October 1892 the Dept. of Education at Stanford University established a kindergarten on campus, to serve in part as a laboratory for advanced students of the education department; it was under the direction of Prof. Earl Barnes and instructor Margaret Schallenberger. Many children of the Stanford faculty attended.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

These records from the School of Education at Stanford University consist of kindergarten records including drawings and short stories by the children, 1892-93; class reading under Clara Vostrovsky; stories, correspondence and notes, 1893-1894 ; and a scrapbook of child studies and learning definitions from schools across the United States, 1891. The third volume contains material by Earl Barnes and Mary Sheldon Barnes.

Access Terms

Barnes, Earl, 1861-1935.
Barnes, Mary Sheldon, 1850-1898
Stanford University. Graduate School of Education.
Vostrovsky, Clara.
Education, Primary--California--Stanford.


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Kindergarten records: drawings by the children 1892-1893

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook of drawings and brief stories; children represented:
  • Anderson, Robert
  • Buchanan, Florence
  • Branner, Elsie
  • Branner, John
  • Babcock, Ellen
  • Elliott, Sam (?)
  • Hancock, Morris
  • Jordan, Knight
  • Jenkins, Alice
  • Jenkins, Hubert
  • Miller, Edith
  • Miller, Harry
  • Marx, Roland
  • Paul, Gilman
  • Pease, Alan
  • Stillman, Dorothy
Box 1, Folder 2

Class reading under Clara Vostrovsky 1893-1894

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook includes "Some Experiments in English" by Vostrovsky, children's short stories, miscellaneous notes, articles and correspondence. "Experimental school pupils" represented:
  • Branner, John
  • Gilbert, Winifred
  • Lathrop, Jennie Stanford
  • Maitland, Helen
  • Miller, Max
  • Shaw, Bevier Stuart
  • Green, Helen
  • Brun, Jean
Box 1, Folder 3

Child studies 1891

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook includes samples of child studies throughout the U.S. and definitions of learning. Contributors include:
  • Barnes, Earl
  • Barnes, Mary Sheldon
  • Galbreath, Louis H.
  • Hall, A. Stanley
  • Kirkpatrick, E. A.
  • O'Shea, M. V.
  • Schallenberger, Margaret
  • Starbuck, Edwin
  • Thurber, E. C.