NCTE/Literature Commission File, 1964-75
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Brief Description: Files of the Literature Commission (established in 1964) containing correspondence, agendas and minutes of meetings; nominating ballots and invitations for membership; annotated list of NCTE publications on literature; preliminary drafts and editorial comments on "Literature and the American Society" (1966); outline for table of contents for "Censorship: A Bibliography for Teachers of English"; proposals for publications on projects including "The Way of Literature" (1968), "Language Learning and the Disadvantaged" (1968), "Criteria for Teaching Materials in Reading and Literature" (1970), "The Study of Literature in American Schools and Colleges" (1975); notes and position papers on Children's Literature and NCTE bulk purchase of Herbert Kohl's "Teaching 'Unteachable' Children" (1967).  Principal correspondents include Robert Hogan, James E. Miller, Jr., Rodney Morisset, William Stafford, James Squire and Arlin Turner.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 15/73/5
Created by: National Council of Teachers of English
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/25/1979; 10/30/1979
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Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
American Literature
English Literature
Hospitals - Libraries
International Reading Association
National Council of Teachers of English
Secondary Education
Teaching Methods
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]