Administrative Subject File, 1951-1968 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 10/13/1
Acquired: 8/22/74; 3/9/78
Volume: 11.6 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Archives Research Center, 1707 S. Orchard||1-13|
Description: Administrative subject file of the University of Illinois Committee on School Mathematics (UICSM) including correspondence, reports, publications, class papers and examinations concerning secondary school mathematics education and the introduction of the "New Math." The series includes materials on academic year and summer institutes for mathematics teachers funded by the Carnegie Corporation and the National Science Foundations (1956-65); cooperating high schools (1955-63); University High School mathematics curriculum (1952-57), arithmetic courses, class lists and schedules (1956-61) and administrative files (1954-61); the College of Education (1955-61); films project (1959-62) and UICSM minutes (1951-60), newsletters (1960-62) and publicity releases (1955-62). The principal staff members using the file were Max Beberman, Gertrude Hendrix, David Page, Henry Vaughan and Eleanor McCoy. Also includes information sheets, reports and articles on UICSM program, (1957-1964).