NCTE/Commission on the Profession, 1958-62
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Brief Description: Files on the Commission on the Profession containing correspondence; agendas and minutes of meetings; nominating ballots and invitations for membership; annotated bibliography on the "Profession of English Teaching" (1959); report from the committee on teaching loads (1959); "Viewing 'English' in Perspective:  A Work Sheet" (1959); preliminary inquiry on "The Responsibilities of Teachers of English" (1959); proposal to "Improve the Courses in Methods of Teaching English Offered in Colleges Throughout the U.S." (1960-61); proposal for an annual report on English Teaching (1961) and recommendations for termination of the commission (1962).  Principal correspondents include:  Brice Harris (Director), J. Nicholas Hook, Albert Marckwardt, Helen Olson and James R. Squire.
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: 15/73/6
Created by: National Council of Teachers of English
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/25/1979; 10/30/1979
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Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
English Curriculum
English Language Education
National Council of Teachers of English
Teacher Training
Teaching Methods
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]