Celia Lavatelli Papers, 1939-1976
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Brief Description: Papers of Celia Burns Stendler Lavatelli (1912-1976), professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education (1946-1976) including correspondence, recommendations, course and research materials, publications, drafts, and material related to professional associations, conferences and workshops. This series contains material relating to early childhood education and especially to Piagetian research culminating in Lavatelli's Early Childhood Curriculum, revision of Child Behavior and Development (1952, 1959) and of Readings in Child Behavior and Development (1954, 1964, 1972). Other activities represented include her role as consultant to educators and school officials, and her research on overdependent children, on cooperative and competitive social situations among children, on high mathematical ability, and on child and adolescent development in France, China and Hong Kong. This series includes correspondence with publishers (e.g. Macmillan Co., John Wiley); with professional associates including Jean Piaget, Sidney Seltzer (Center for Media Development), Herbert Zimiles (Bank Street College of Education), Gerald Deutsch (Purdue), Rheta DeVries (UICC), George S. Morrison (Edinboro State College, Pennsylvania), Jones Langer (Berkeley), J. Darrell Barnard (N.Y.U.), and John Hope Franklin; with organizations and professional associations including American Psychological Association, Educational Resources Information Center, Jean Piaget Society, Knowledge Tree Films, National Science Foundation, Society for Research in Child Development, Nebraska Educational Television Council, Davidson Films, and Center for Media Development.
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: 10/5/20
Created by: Lavatelli, Celia Stendler (1912-1976)
Volume: 4.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/30/77
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1005020.pdf
Arrangement: By type of material, alphabetical or chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Child Behavior
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Faculty Papers
Piaget, Jean
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]