NCTE/Executive Secretary's Correspondence, 1952-83, 1990-97
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Brief Description: Correspondence of Executive Secretaries J. Nicholas Hook (1953-60), James Squire (1960-68), Robert Hogan (1969-80) and Miles Myers (1990-97) with council presidents, vice-presidents, journal editors, elementary, secondary and college section chairmen, committee chairmen and Commission Directors concerning affiliation with other professional organizations (International Reading Association, National Education Association, National Association of Secondary School Principals, Modern Language Association, Speech Association of America); appointment of committee chairs and members; annual conventions (location, speakers, agendas); Council publications and journals (Elementary English, English Journal, and College English); Educational Resources Information Center (1967- ); fiscal budgets; "Project English" (1962); speaking engagements and workshops for state and local affiliate English organizations; Summer Study Abroad Program and summer institutes. Awards, elections, letters of recommendation, grants received and awarded. Principal correspondents include Harold B. Allen, Robert Bennet, Dwight Burton, Robert Carlsen, Richard Corbin, Muriel Crosby, William Jenkins, Albert Kitzhaber, Helen MacKintosh, Albert Marckwardt, Joseph Mersand and James E. Miller, Jr. This series also includes internal staff memoranda, agenda, and minutes (1968-70, 1978-79, 1980-81, 1990-97).
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Record Series Number: 15/71/1
Created by: National Council of Teachers of English
Volume: 27.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/25/1979; 3/1979; 7/24/1990; 11/11/2008
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Arrangement: Alphabetical then chronological
Subject Index
English Language Education
Modern Language Association
National Council of Teachers of English
Secondary Education
Teaching Methods
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]