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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Oral History of Education Records, 1948-1983



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at Austin. College of Education
Title: Oral History of Education Records
Dates: 1948-1983
Abstract: Composed of interview and presentation transcripts, news clippings, and printed materials, the Oral History of Education Records, 1948-1983, chronicle education policy and educators in Texas from 1948 to 1983.
Accession No.: 84-159
Extent: 10 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Composed of interview and presentation transcripts, news clippings, and printed materials, the Oral History of Education Records, 1948-1983, chronicle education policy and educators in Texas from 1948 to 1983. Interview subjects include politicians, Preston Smith, Allan Shivers, Claud Gilmer, A. M. Aikin, and Price Daniel, and educator J. W. Edgar. Newspaper clippings concern educators, particularly Edgar, as well as educational debates. Additionally, reports from the Texas Education Agency and scholarly articles concern educational policies, particularly the Gilmer-Aikin Committee on Education, debates, and studies.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Edgar, J. W. (James Winfred), 1904-
Smith, Preston, 1912-
Shivers, Allan, 1907-1985
Gilmer, Claud H. (Claud Henry), 1901-1983
Daniel, Price
Aikin, A. M.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Education Agency
Subjects
Education -- Texas
Educators -- Texas
Gilmer-Aikin laws, 1949
Places
Texas

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Oral History of Education Records, 1948-1983, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

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.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2X314 Interviews
J. W. Edgar, 1975, 1983
Preston Smith, 1975
Allan Shiver, 1976
Claud Gilmer, 1976
Price Daniel, 1977
James Taylor, 1976
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2X315 L. P. Sturgeon, 1976
A. M. Aikin, Jr., 1975
Gilmer-Aikin Committee on Education, 1948-1950
Newsclippings on J. W. Edgar, 1950-1975
Texas Education Agency, 1948-1961
J. W. Edgar articles, 1960-1963
Articles and printed material on education and educators, 1948-1970

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