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A Guide to the Education Scrapbook, 1892-1896
Consisting of newspaper clippings, pedagogical articles, and an administrative report, the Education Scrapbook, 1892-1896, chronicles the methods by which reading was taught in Texas schools during the late 19th century. Loose articles from newspapers as well as the Texas School Journal and Proceedings State Teachers’ Association includes poetry and also concerns a variety of educational issues such as textbooks and music education. The scrapbook proper contains articles on the most effective way to teach reading, a report from the superintendent of Houston schools on the results of a reading exam and poems.
This collection is open for research use.
Education Scrapbook, 1892-1896, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.