Guide to the Frank Nugent Freeman Papers, 1939-1947

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Guide to the Frank Nugent Freeman Papers, 1939-1947

Collection number: BANC MSS C-B 1025

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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© 1997

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.

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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.

Key to Arrangement

box Box

Outgoing letters, 1939-1944


Arranged chronologically

Incoming letters


Single letters in A-Z Miscellany. A partial list of correspondents is appended at end of the report.

Articles by Freeman


Arranged alphabetically by title. (1 folder)

National Society for the Study of Education


Handbook, 1947


Drafts, incomplete


Draft for book on University Elementary School



Partial List of Correspondents


A-Z Miscellany (single letters)


Anderson, Vernon Ellsworth, 1908-


Letter, Mar. 22, 1944


Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-


Letter, June 16, 1939


Cloud, Roy Walter, 1878-


Letter, Nov. 27, 1942


Givens, Willard Earl, 1886-


Letter, Nov. 24, 1942


Hanna, Paul Robert, 1902-


Letter, Apr. 24, 1939


Hart, Frank William, 1881-


Letter, Mar. 16, 1939


Heron, Alexander Richard, 1891-


Letter, Feb. 23, 1944


Hoppock, Anne S.


Letter, June 20, 1946


Lentz, Alfred Ernst, 1901-


Letter, Feb. 15, 1944


McPhee, Julian A., 1896-


Letter, Feb. 1, 1944


Nelson, Thomas L., 1894-


Letter, Jan. 29, 1944


Ricciardi, Nicholas, 1886-


Letter, Dec. 22, 1943


Sexon, John Amherst, 1881-


Letter, June 13, 1945


Woods, Baldwin Munger, 1887-1956


Letter, Feb. 21, 1944


Anderson, John Edward, 1893-


2 letters, 1946


Bird, Grace


4 letters, 1943-1944


Lindsay, Frank B., 1895-


2 letters, 1943-1944


Lounsbury, John L., 1893-


2 letters, 1944


Myers, Alonzo Franklin, 1895-


2 letters, 1942


Stoddard, George Dinsmore, 1897-


3 letters, 1939


Thomas, Frank Waters, 1878-


3 letters, 1945