Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Isaac Leon Kandel Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1915-1966
Collection Number: 84032
Kandel, I. L. (Isaac Leon), 1881-1965
9 manuscript boxes
(3.6 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Contains correspondence, writings and background materials relating to international education and Kandel's career as a leading
comparative and international educator
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Primarily in English,
with small portions of Spanish,
Collection open for research.
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[Identification of item], Isaac Leon Kandel papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984 with an additional increment in 1985.
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||M.A., University of Manchester, United Kingdom
||Travelled to Germany to study with the Herbartian educational theorist Wilhelm Rein at the University of Jena
||Moved to the U.S., New York
||Lecturer at the Teachers' College, Columbia University
||Assistant editor of
Cyclopedia of Education
||PhD, Teachers College, Columbia University, dissertation titled: "The Training of Elementary School Teachers in Germany"
||Researcher, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
||Chair, History of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
History of Secondary Education
The Making of Nazis
||Awarded a Doctor of Letters degree by University of Melbourne, Australia and the Legion of Honor Chevalier (Knight) by the
||Member of the United States National Committee on Intellectual Cooperation
Conflicting Theories of Education
|| Awarded a Doctor of Laws degree by the University of North Carolina
School and Society
||Writer, editor and consultant for the United Nations and UNESCO
||Part of the United States educational mission to Japan
Education in an Era of Transition
||First professor of American Studies at Manchester University
Raising the School-leaving Age, series of six books issued by UNESCO
The New Era in Education: a Comparative Study
|| Died in Geneva, Switzerland
Scope and Content of Collection
Contains correspondence, writings and background materials relating to international education and Kandel's career as a leading
comparative and international educator.
Biographical file and
Correspondence series document Kandels work as a Professor and the chair of History of Education at the Teachers' College, Columbia University,
a researcher for the Carnegie Foundation, an editor of
School and Society and Educational Yearbook, as well as a writer, editor andConsultant for the United Nations and UNESCO. The
Writings series provides further details of Kandel's contributions to the general field of education and to the specialized field
of comparative and international education.