B. Othanel Smith Papers, 1937-1969
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Brief Description: Papers of B. Othanel Smith (1903- ), professor of education (1945-1969) and department head (1967-1969), including correspondence with college and university administrators, students, officers of the National Education Association, the America Education Research Association, Educational Testing Services and the Philosophy of Education Society and other professional organizations and governmental officials. The series includes extensive correspondence with Harold Rugg (1949-1950), R. Bruce Raup (1949-1950), Myron Lieberman (1949-1969) and Willard Spaulding (1961-1969); manuscripts by B. O. Smith and others and materials on curriculum development, teacher training, the M.A. degree program, critical thinking and courses. The series includes tape transcripts of high school classroom discussions funded by a grant from the U. S. Office of Education, (ca. 1957-58), upon which many of Smith's later teaching, research, and publishing activities are based.
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: 10/6/23
Created by: Smith, B. Othanel (Bunnie Othanel) (1903-)
Volume: 10.1 cubic feet
Acquired: 11/13/70; 8/16/76
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1006023.pdf
Arrangement: By type of material and chronologically and alphabetically or chronologically thereunder
Subject Index
American Education Research Association
Critical Thinking
Curriculum Development
Educational Testing
Educational Testing Service
Faculty Papers
National Education Association
Philosophy of Education Society
Secondary Education
Teacher Training
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]