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Guide to the Frank Nugent Freeman Papers, 1939-1947
BANC MSS C-B 1025  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Frank Nugent Freeman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1939-1947
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 1025
    Origination: Freeman, Frank Nugent, 1880-1961
    Extent: Number of containers: 1 box
    Repository: The Bancroft Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Abstract: Correspondence and manuscripts of Dean of School of Education, University of California, relating to education, to junior college conferences, and to the publication of the 1947 handbook for the National Society for the Study of Education.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frank Nugent Freeman Papers, BANC MSS C-B 1025, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    The papers, transferred from Archives to Bancroft Library March 8, 1966, had been given to Archives by the Education Library. They contain a small portion of correspondence and related Papers concerning the programs for conferences on junior colleges, and the preparation of the 1947 yearbook for the National Society for the Study of Education. A few manuscripts of articles by Dean Freeman are also included.


    Frank Nugent Freeman, educator and psychologist, was born in Canada in 1880. He obtained his degrees from Wesleyan University and Yale. He taught at Yale and at the University of Chicago where he became chairman of the Department of Psychology, before coming to the University of California. While at Berkeley he was appointed Dean of the School of education. He was active in educational societies, took part in conferences concerning junior colleges in California, and wrote and edited many works relating to education and psychology.