Max Beberman Papers, 1955-1971
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Brief Description: Papers of Max Beberman (1925-71), professor of education (1953-71) and director of the Curriculum Laboratory (1965-71), including newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs, publications and correspondence relating to mathematic education, the "New Math," teaching, student independent studies, educational methodology, the development of instructional materials, experimental classroom trials, curriculum development, high school mathematics, "guided discovery" and comments and criticisms on mathematics education. Supported by the Carnegie Corporation, National Science Foundation and U.S. Office of Education, the University of Illinois Committee on School Mathmatics produced texts, teachers manuals and teacher training film series and sponsored summer institutes. Beberman's correspondence is in the files of the Curriculum Laboratory (1950-72) and the Committee on School Mathematics.
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: 10/12/20
Created by: Beberman, Max (1925-1971)
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/1/73; 7 & 8/74
Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Faculty Papers
Teaching Methods
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]