Ella C. Leppert Papers, 1940-1997
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Brief Description: Papers of Ella C. Leppert (1908- ), chairman, Social Science Program, University High School, and professor, College of Education (1954-76), including personal and professional correspondence, coursework, notes, reports, publication-related materials (including galleys, drafts, and permissions), curriculum materials (including teaching notes, handouts, exams, and student reading materials), student work, audio tapes (cassette and reel-to-reel), and filmstrips, relating to her professional education and training at Columbia University (Ed.D., 1951), teaching in the Social Studies Program at University High School, her directorship of the Social Studies Curriculum Study Center and its Sequential Social Studies Courses for Secondary Schools curriculum development project (ca. 1964-70), and publication projects, including Global Insights: Peoples & Cultures (Merrill, 1980). Curriculum areas covered include economics (including the teaching of comparative economic systems), U.S. history, classical civilizations, western European history, and area studies (especially India, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Soviet Union). Audio tapes record curriculum development workshops as well as classroom sessions, including some student presentations.
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] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 10/12/22
Created by: Leppert, Ella C. (1908-)
Volume: 8.7 cubic feet
Acquired: 2/12/1999
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1012022.pdf
Arrangement: By subject and alphabetically therein
Subject Index
Africa Social Studies Project
Curriculum Development
Faculty Papers
High Schools Curriculum
Russia Social Studies Project
Secondary Education
Social Science
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]