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Inventory of the Kenneth A. Bateman papers
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Kenneth A. Bateman papers
    Dates: 1946-1968.
    Collection Number: 85008
    Creator: Bateman, Kenneth A.
    Collection Size: 21 manuscript boxes (8.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, bulletins, and printed matter, relating to educational administration in Germany under Allied occupation, and to subsequent educational policy in West Germany.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English and German

    Administrative Information


    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], Kenneth A. Bateman papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1985.


    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 at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    American educator; teacher education adviser, Land Hesse, Germany, 1948-1951.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection consists of various materials relating to the German education system, including newspaper clippings, personal correspondence, and numerous pamphlets that outline pre- and post- World War II conditions of the school system in Germany. Foundational aspects of schooling are described, including teacher qualifications, wages, and building layouts. The conditions in Germany are compared to those of the American school system. Examples of student homework and photographs document the education systems of both countries. Bateman's research cumulated with his dissertation.


    Arranged as received by subject or physical form but in no apparent order.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Education--Germany (West)
    Educational assistance, American--Germany (West)
    Hesse (Germany)