NCTE/John Maxwell Papers, 1950-69, 1977-86
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Brief Description: Papers of John ("Jack") Maxwell, Executive Director of the National Council of Teachers of English (1982-1989); contains correspondence; memoranda; program proposals; sales agreement; indexes to annual business and board of directors meetings (1950-69); testimony before the House Appropriations Committee (1983); readers for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), National Institute of Education (NIE), and Office of Education (OE) (1978-80); and subject files related to committees and commissions, including Commission on the History of the Council (1977-81) and National Commission on Excellence in Education (1983); Black Caucus (1982-84); standardized testing; and joint initiatives with the Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE), Chief State School Officers Council (CSSOC), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).
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: 15/71/201
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 05/28/2020.
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Arrangement: Alphabetical
Subject Index
English Curriculum
National Council of Teachers of English
Secondary Education
Teacher Education
Teaching Methods
Languages of Materials
English [eng]