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Register of the Paul Robert Hanna Papers, 1920-1997
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Indexing Terms
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Paul Robert Hanna papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1920-1997
    Collection number: 77098
    Creator: Hanna, Paul Robert, 1902-
    Physical Description: 236 manuscript boxes, 4 cubic foot boxes, 8 oversize boxes, 1 oversize packet, 21 envelopes, 1 oversize folder, 1 motion picture film reel, 1 video cassette (104 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, reports, printed matter, and photographs, of the American educator and director of the Stanford International Development Education Center from 1963-1968. Materials relate to education in the United States, the Philippines, and developing countries in general.
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Paul Robert Hanna papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Indexing Terms

    Stanford International Development Education Center.
    Education--United States.
    International education.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    Education--Philippines.
    Education--Developing countries.
    Moving pictures
    Video tapes.

    Biographical Note

    1902, June 21 born, Sioux City, Iowa
    1924 A.B., Philosophy magna cum laude, Hamline University
    1925 A.M., Columbia University
    1925-1927 Superintendent of Schools, West Winfield, New York
    1928-1935 Research associate, Lincoln School, Columbia University
    1929 Ph.D., Columbia University
    1930-1935 Assistant Professor, Teachers College, Columbia University
    1930-1975 Designer and senior author, Investigating Man's World, a series of social science texbooks, Scott, Foresman and Co.
    1930-1944 Founder and Member, editorial board, Building America
    1933-1940 Consultant to Tennessee Valley Authority
    1935-1937 Associate professor of Education, Stanford University
    1936-1939 National Director, U.S. Council for Conservation Education
    1936-1966 Member, editorial board, World Book Encyclopedia
    1937 Doctor of Pedagogy (honorary), Hamline University
    1937-1954 Professor of Education, Stanford University
    1939-1942 Consultant to National Resources Planning Board
    1940-1942 Consultant to Coordinator of Intern-American Affairs, with assignments to South America and Central America
    1941-1945 Member, Curriculum Committee, National Council for Social Studies
    1942-1944 Director, Stanford University Services (war contracts for research and training);

    Consultant to U.S. Secretary of War on Army Specialized Training Program
    1942-1945 Consultant to War Relocation Authority
    1944-1958 Staff and Advisory Committee, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
    1947 Consultant to U.S. Secretary of War on re-education of Germany
    1948-1960 Member, editorial board, Encyclopedia Britannica Films
    1949 Member, UNESCO consultative educational mission to the Philippines
    1952-1953 Director, Educational Division, U.S. Mutual Security Agency, Philippines
    1953-56 Coordinator, University of the Philippines-Stanford University Contract, U.S. Agency for International Development
    1954-1967 Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education, Stanford University
    1954-1968 Founding Director, Stanford International Development Education Center (SIDEC)
    1955-1958 Member, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Committee on Fundemental Society
    1955-1960 Member, Committee on Institutional Projects Abroad, American Council of Education
    1956-1960 Coordinator, Philippines Department of Education-Stanford University Contract, U.S. Agency for International Development
    1958 Visiting professor, Harvard University
    1962-1967 Member, Committee on International Education Policy of the Commission on Education and International Affairs of the American Council on Education
    1963 Acting Dean, School of Education, Stanford University
      Editor, Education: An Instrument of National Goals, McGraw-Hill
    1963-1969 Consultant, Cooperative Research Branch, U.S. Office of Education
    1964-1968 Member, Commission on International Education of the American Council of Education;

    Chairman, Committee on International Relations, American Educational Research Association;

    Member, Committee on Education and Human Development of Education and World Affairs
    1964-1972 Member, Committee on Atlantic Studies of the Atlantic Council and Atlantic Institute
    1964-1969 Educational advisor, Elementary School Professional Education Book Series, Houghton Mifflin Co.
    1964-1970 Member, Editorial Board, American Educational Press
    1965 Senior Fellow, East-West Center, Honolulu
    1966 Co-author, Geography in the Teaching of Social Studies - Concepts and Skills, Houghton Mifflin Co.;

    Chairman, U.S. Department of State Team to Yugoslavia on Educational and Cultural Exchanges;

    Principal researcher, Phoneme -Grapheme Correspondences as Cues to Spelling Improvement, U.S. Government Printing Office
    1967 American specialist, U.S. Department of State, assigned to four African national governments on educational reforms
    1968 Director, Stanford Asia Foundation Seminar, Role of Higher Education in Asian Nation Building, held in Korea
    1968-69 Chairman, National Evaluation Committee for Peace Corps/University Relations
    1968- Emeritus Jacks Professor and Emeritus Director of SIDEC, Stanford University
    1969 Co-author, The United States and International Education, The National Society for the Study of Education
    1970 Co-author, Spelling: Structure and Strategies, Houghton Mifflin Co.
    1970-1975 Member, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO
    1973-1976 Member, California Citizens Advisory Committee on State Parks and Recreation
    1974- Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
    1975-1977 Member, Aspen Institute's National Commission on Coping with Interdependence
    1981 Co-author, Frank Lloyd Wright's Hanna House: The Clients' Report, MIT Press
    1981 Appointed to the Presidential Task Force on Arts and Humanities
    1988, April died, Stanford, California

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, reports, printed matter, and photographs, of the American educator and director of the Stanford International Development Education Center from 1963-1968. Materials relate to education in the United States, the Philippines, and developing countries in general.