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Title: Isaac Leon Kandel papers
Date (inclusive): 1915-1966
Collection Number: 84032
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 9 manuscript boxes (3.6 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Contains correspondence, writings and background materials relating to international education and Kandel's career as a leading comparative and international educator
Creator: Kandel, I. L. (Isaac Leon), 1881-1965
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Publication Rights

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1984 with an additional increment in 1985.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Isaac Leon Kandel papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical Note

1881 Born, Romania
1905 M.A., University of Manchester, United Kingdom
1907 Travelled to Germany to study with the Herbartian educational theorist Wilhelm Rein at the University of Jena
1908 Moved to the U.S., New York
1909-1913 Assistant editor of <title render="italic">Cyclopedia of Education</title>
  Lecturer at the Teachers' College, Columbia University
1910 PhD, Teachers College, Columbia University, dissertation titled: "The Training of Elementary School Teachers in Germany"
1914-1923 Researcher, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
1923-1946 Chair, History of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
1924-1944 Editor of Educational Yearbook
1930 Author, History of Secondary Education
1933 Author, Comparative Education
1935 Author, The Making of Nazis
1937 Awarded a Doctor of Letters degree by University of Melbourne, Australia and the Legion of Honor Chevalier (Knight) by the French government
1937-1946 Member of the United States National Committee on Intellectual Cooperation
1938 Author, Conflicting Theories of Education
1946 Awarded a Doctor of Laws degree by the University of North Carolina
1946-1953 Editor, School and Society
1946-1962 Writer, editor and consultant for the United Nations and UNESCO
1946 Part of the United States educational mission to Japan
1948 Author, Education in an Era of Transition
1948-1950 First professor of American Studies at Manchester University
1951 Author, Raising the School-leaving Age, series of six books issued by UNESCO
1955 Author, The New Era in Education: a Comparative Study
1965 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.
The 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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

International education
Education

box 1

Biographical file 1927-1966

Scope and Contents note

Includes appointments, invitation and awards, memoirs, and a series of oral history interviews. Also includes photographic portraits of Isaac Kandel
box 1, folder 1

Appointments, invitations, and awards 1927-1954

box 1, folder 2

The Reminiscences of Isaac L. Kandel, Oral History Research Office, Columbia University 1962

box 1, folder 3

Isaac Leon Kandel (1881-1965): A Biographical Memoir by Lawrence A Cremin, National Academy of Education 1966

box 1, folder 4

Photographs depicting Isaac Kandel and others (16 prints) circa 1940

 

Correspondence 1919-1966

Scope and Contents note

Contains incoming and outgoing correspondence primarily relating to his career as a writer and educator. Correspondence organized alphabetically by name of correspondent
box 1, folder 5-6

A-W 1919-1962

box 1, folder 7

Bereday, George 1955-1966

box 1, folder 8

Carnegie Foundation 1952-1953

box 1, folder 9

Houghton Mifflin Company 1955-1960

box 1, folder 10

Kappa Delta Pi 1957-1958

box 1, folder 11

I Problemi Della Pedagogia 1956

box 1, folder 12

Library of Congress 1954

box 1, folder 13

Minowa, Saburo 1950-1952

box 1, folder 14

Sadler, Michael 1936-1937

box 1, folder 15

UNESCO 1948-1951

box 1

Universities 1947-1960

box 1, folder 16

A-W 1934-1960

box 1, folder 17

Columbia 1937-1954

box 1, folder 18

Harvard 1957-1960

box 1, folder 19

London 1933-1948

box 1, folder 20

Manchester 1948-1953

box 1, folder 21

Oxford 1949-1950

box 1, folder 22

Yale 1945-1947

 

Writings 1900-1965

Scope and Contents note

Includes articles, speeches, book reviews, drafts and notes written by Kandel as well as material related to the articles, including correspondence, collected research and articles, and clippings. Additional materials included with an article may have a larger date range than the publication year. Writings organized by the creator alphabetically by title or subject.
box 2, folder 1

"Academic Freedom for Teachers," Teachers College Review, Vol. 37, No. 3 1935

box 2, folder 2

"Achievements in Education of American Democracy," 1900-1939

box 2, folder 3

"Administration of Education in England and Wales," Current History 1933-1958

box 2, folder 4

"Adult Education and the Future of Democracy," The Educational Forum 1944

box 2, folder 5

"Alice in Cloud-Cuckoo-Land," The Teachers College Record 1933

box 2, folder 6

"American and English Education Compared," The Educational Forum 1948

box 2, folder 9-Jul

American education 1951-1960

box 2, folder 10

"American Philosophy of Education," The University of London, Institute of Education, Review of Educational Thought, Evans Brothers Ltd. 1935-1937

box 2, folder 11

"The American University in American Social Life," The Educational Forum 1938-1983

box 2, folder 12

"Backgrounds for Education," Schoolmen's Week 1936-1959

box 2, folder 13

Book reviews 1923-1960

box 2, folder 14

"Challenge of World Responsibilities," School and Society 1953,

box 2, folder 15

"Challenge to Democracy," School Management 1936

box 2, folder 16

Chapel addresses 1940-1941

box 2, folder 17-19

Comparative education 1926-1961

box 3, folder 1

Comprehensive schools 1930-1951

box 3, folder 2

"Conclusions and Recommendations of the Social Studies Commission of the American Historical Association," Educational Administration and Supervisor 1935

box 3, folder 3

"Controversy Ended," The Educational Forum 1958

box 3, folder 4

"Crisis de la educación," Educación y Cultura, Año 1, Núm 6, México 1940

box 3, folder 5

"Cult of Uncertainty," Jesuit Educational Quarterly 1944

box 3, folder 6

"Cultivating the Love of Learning," circa 1930

box 3, folder 7

"Current Thinking in Education - The Unrest in Education," New York State Education 1940

box 3, folder 8

"Danger of Complacency," School and Society, Vol. 76, No. 1981 1952

box 3, folder 9

"Degree and Teaching," 1939

box 3, folder 10

"Der Amerikanische Geist in der Briehung," Padagogisches Zentralblatt,Sonderdruck aus Heft 9, Verlag Julius Beltz, Langensalza 1928

box 3, folder 11

"Development of American Spiritual Life," address delivered at the Jewish Theological Seminary 1939

box 3, folder 12

"Discipline," 1941

box 3, folder 13-14

"Education," 1955

box 3, folder 15-16

Education abroad 1918-1960

box 3, folder 17-18

"Education and Democracy," 1900-1939

box 3, folder 19

"Education and National Defense," The Educational Forum 1940

box 3, folder 20

"Education and Peace," School and Society, Vol. 56, No. 1442 1942-1948

box 3, folder 21

"Education and Politics" The Kadelpian Review, Vol. 14, No. 2 1935-1943

box 3, folder 22

"Education and Social Change," Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol. 1, No. 1 1931-1944

box 3, folder 23

"Education and Social Disorder," Teachers College Record, Vol. 34, No. 5 1933

box 3, folder 24

"Education and Social Forces," The Educational Forum, Vol. 14, No. 1 1949

box 3, folder 25

"Education and Statesmanship," International Review of Education, Vol. 4, No. 1 1958

box 3, folder 26

"Education in a Changing World," School and Society, Vol. 43, No. 1122 1936

box 3, folder 27-28

"Education in Europe-Outlook and Tendencies," Teachers College Record, Vol. 26, No. 9 1918-1935

box 4, folder 1

"Education in Latin America," address delivered in the Latin American Lecture Series of the Institute of Latin American Studies, The University of Texas 1947

box 4, folder 2

"Education in Transition," circa 1944

box 4, folder 3

"Education Today," Understanding Through Education 1946

box 4, folder 4

"Education: A Bridge for Cultural Understanding," The Educational Forum 1945

box 4, folder 5

"Education: Which Kind for Your Child? As Essentialists Would Have It," The Parents Magazine 1938

box 4, folder 6

"Educational Problems" The American Scholar Forum, Vol. 14, No. 4 1920-1958

box 4, folder 7

"Educational Tendencies in Germany and England," School and Society Vol. 4, No. 79, 1916 and Vol. 5, No. 127 1917

box 4, folder 8

"El Final de una polemica," La Educación, Año 3 1958

box 4, folder 9

"Elite or Leaders?" School and Society 1956

box 4, folder 10

"English-Speaking World in the War and the Peace," Teachers College Record, Vol. 43, No. 3 1942

box 4, folder 11

"Equality of Educational Opportunity and Its Problem," International Pädagogische Kontakte 1963

box 4, folder 12-13

"Estados Unidos, Serie dirigida por I. L. Kandel," Número 3-7, American Council on Education, Washington, D.C. 1943-1945

box 4, folder 14

"Fantasia of Current Education," The American Scholar, Vol. 10, No. 3 1941

box 4, folder 15

"Federal Aid for Research and Training in the Humanities," circa 1950

box 4, folder 16

"Federal Aid to Education," The New Republic 1918

box 4, folder 17

"Federal Participation in Education," 1961

box 4, folder 18

"Free Library Movement and Its Implications," The Free Library Movement, Sydney 1937

box 4, folder 19

"Freedom and Bias in Education," The Kadelpian Review, Vol. 15, No. 1 1935

box 4, folder 20

"General Education," circa 1950

box 4, folder 21

"General Ideas on the Teaching of History, Geography, etc," circa 1930

box 4, folder 22

"Het Doel Het Amerikaansche Onderwijs," Paedagogische Studiën circa 1950

box 4, folder 23

"History of the Curriculum," Experimental Edition 1935

box 4, folder 24-25

History of examinations 1937-1953

box 5, folder 1

"Hitler Is the Law," The National School, Vol. 17, No. 1 1936

box 5, folder 2

"Home and Education," Women's League Outlook 1932

box 5, folder 3

"How Old Is the New Social Order Movement?" Teachers College Record 1934

box 5, folder 4

"In the Memory of Paul Klapper," 1952

box 5, folder 5

"Intellectual Freedom," Teachers College Record, Vol. 43, No. 5 1942

box 5, folder 6

"International Concern for Education," American Review 1924

box 5, folder 7

"International Cooperation in Education," The Educational Forum 1942

box 5, folder 8

"International Institute of Teachers College," Teachers College Record, Vol. 24, No. 4 1923

box 5, folder 9

"Internationalism Begins at Home," The Educational Forum, Vol. 9, No. 1 1944

box 5, folder 10

"Internationalism of Scholarship and Learning," Eighth Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion 1947

box 5, folder 11

"Introduzione," La Scuola negli Stati Uniti, Parte I, Primo Supplemento Speciale del Bullettino di Educazione Publicato Dall'USIS, Ufficio Informazioni Stati Uniti 1946

box 5, folder 12

"Is the New Education Progressive?" Educational Administration and Supervision, Vol. 22, No. 8 1936

box 5, folder 13

"Is the Scrutiny of Educational Materials a Police Measure?" 1945

box 5, folder 14

Jewish education 1930-1942

box 5, folder 15

"Junior High School in European Systems," The Educational Review, Vol. 58, No. 4 1919

box 5, folder 16

"Knowledge and Wisdom," circa 1950

box 5, folder 17

"Language and Human Values," 1943

box 5, folder 18

"Leadership and Education in Other Times and in Other Lands," Teachers College Record, Vol. 40, No. 7 Includes "Address Delivered Before the Fifth Conference on Education Politics, 1938 November 12, Advanced School of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University 1939

box 5, folder 19

Liberal education 1932-1956

box 5, folder 20

"Liberal Education and Quality," The Educational Forum 1961

box 5, folder 21

"Liberal Education and Technology," address delivered before Nu Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Hunter College of the City of New York 1945

box 5, folder 22

"Liberalism and Education" The Educational Forum 1937-1961

box 5, folder 23

"Living Comenius," The American-Czechoslovak Fellowship, Vol. 1, No. 1 1942

box 5, folder 24

"Looking Forward," The Educational Forum 1945

box 5, folder 25

"Making of Citizens in England," Teachers College Record 1928

box 5, folder 26

"Mid-European Studies Center," 1950-1953

box 6, folder 1

"Mobilizing the Teacher," The Teachers College Record, 1934 1932-1945

box 6, folder 2

"Modern Issues in Education," address at the American University at Cairo 1938

box 6, folder 3-4

National and international aspects of education 1946-1956

box 6, folder 5

"Nationalism," circa 1940

box 6, folder 6

Nationalism and education 1934-1941

box 6, folder 7

"New School," Teachers College Record, Vol. 18, No. 6 1932

box 6, folder 8

"Obligations of the Educated Person," School and Society, Vol. 64, No. 1651 1946

box 6, folder 9

"Origin of Normal Schools in the United States," circa 1930

box 6, folder 10

"Our Adolescent Education," Educational Administration and Supervision, Vol. 18, No. 8 1932-1961

box 6, folder 11

"Outlook in Education," Institute of Education, University of London, Studies and Reports, No. 2, Oxford University Press 1933

box 6, folder 12

"Ph.D. Degree," The Journal of High Education, Vol. 10, No. 5 1939

box 6, folder 13

"Philosophy of Education," The Harvard Educational Review, Vol. 26, No. 2 1956

box 6, folder 14

"Political Theory and Education," reprinted from Teachers College Record 1916

box 6, folder 15

"Prejudice the Garden Toward Roses?" The American Scholar, Vol. 8, No. 1 1938

box 6, folder 16

"Principles of Educational Administration," National Conference of Education 1960

box 6, folder 17

"Professional Training of Teachers," The Educational Times 1921

box 6, folder 18

"Prussian Schools," The New Republic 1918

box 6, folder 19

"Public and the Schools," 1942

box 6, folder 20

"Raising the School-Leaving Age," Studies on Compulsory Education, UNESCO 1951

box 6, folder 21

"Rediscovery of America," Percival lecture at University of Manchester 1950

box 6, folder 22

"Report on Secondary Education in Jamaica," The Gleaner Co., Ltd., Kingston, JA 1941

box 6, folder 23

"Revolution and Evolution," circa 1950

box 6, folder 24

"Scholarship and Research," The Educational Forum, Vol. 19, No. 3 1955

box 7, folder 1-5

Secondary education 1930-1961

box 7, folder 6

"Sentimentalism or Understanding?" The Educational Forum 1941

box 7, folder 7

"Significance of Foreign Experience in the Preparation of Teachers," circa 1950

box 7, folder 8

"Social Background," circa 1945

box 7, folder 9

"Society - the Chief Examiner," The College Board Review, No. 21 1953

box 7, folder 10

"Some Educational Paradoxes," The Educational Forum, Vol. 22, No. 3 1958

box 7, folder 11

"Soviet Challenge and Secondary Education in the United States," The Educational Forum 1956

box 7, folder 12

"Spencer's Place in Education Not Assured Until Recently" The Evening Post, New York

box 7, folder 13

State and education 1920-1952

box 7, folder 14

"State's Right to Certify Teachers," New York State Education 1938

box 7, folder 15

"Study of Foreign Languages in the Present Crisis," paper read at a meeting of the Foreign Language Teachers' Conference, Lincoln School Auditorium, N.Y.C. 1942

box 7, folder 16

"Teorie filosofische dell'educazione americana," Istituto di Pedagogia dell 'Universita' di Roma 1956

box 7, folder 17

"Textbook and Revolutions," The Educational Forum, Vol. 18, No. 2 1954

box 7, folder 18

"Training of Elementary School Teachers in Mathematics," United States Bureau of Education 1915,

box 7, folder 19

"Transmission of Culture: Education as an Instrument of National Policy," Seventh Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion 1940,

box 7, folder 20

U. S. Education Mission to Japan 1946-1950

box 7, folder 21

"UNESCO," circa 1950

box 7, folder 22

University developments and its problem 1939-1951

box 7, folder 23

"University Study of Education," Chapter II circa 1950

box 7, folder 24

"Varied and Attractive Programme," address at North of England Education Conference 1948

box 7, folder 25

"We Move Toward Centralization," The National School, Vol. 18, No. 2 1935

box 7, folder 26

"What Is College For?" American Review 1923

box 8, folder 1

"What Is a Liberal Education?" The Educational Forum 1942

box 8, folder 2

"What We May Learn from Other Countries," American Council on Education Studies, Religion and Public Education 1945

box 8, folder 3

"Where Propaganda Begins," The National School, Vol. 18, No. 3 1936

box 8, folder 4

"William Chandler Bagley: Stalwart Educator," Educational Forum 1939-1961

box 8, folder 5-6

Year Book of Education 1925-1965

 

Background material 1918-1960

box 8, folder 7-17

Notes, quotations, collected articles and drafts 1920-1960

box 9, folder 1-4

The Times: Educational Supplement, London August-December 1918, June, October 1919