Sidney Rosen Papers, 1955-1992
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Brief Description: Papers of Sidney Rosen (1916-2005), professor of astronomy (1958-94), contains biographical information, newspaper clippings, press releases, publications, correspondence, conference programs and proceedings, and lectures concerning astronomy courses and curriculum, professorial appointments, university committees and activities, the publication of Rosen's science textbooks and books for children, consulting, sabbatical projects, and Rosen's involvement with scientific committees and associations, including the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (1960-68), and the National Science Teachers Association (1956-60), his work for the Ford Foundation as program specialist of higher education projects in Columbia, South America (1963-66). Major correspondents include Bertram Coren, David D. Henry, Nathan A. Neal, Jack W. Peltason, and Robert B. Polhemus.
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: 15/3/23
Created by: Rosen, Sidney (1916-2005)
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 07/19/1995.
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Arrangement: By type of material and chronological thereunder.
Subject Index
Children's Literature
Faculty Papers
Ford Foundation
Illinois Junior Academy of Science
Teacher Education
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Spanish;Castilian [spa]