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Papers of Ralph Beatley

Collection Identifier: HUGFP 111
Overview: Ralph Beatley (1892-1989) was associate professor of education and a tutor in the Department of Mathematics at Harvard from 1922 to 1959. His primary area of focus was the training of secondary school mathematics teachers; he trained teachers and lectured widely on the subject. Beatley was also interested in improving testing in mathematics for college entrance examinations and was an active member of several professional organizations. The Papers of Ralph Beatley contain his professional and...

Ralph Beatley scrapbook and Frederick Sheldon Travelling Fellowship diary and photographs

Collection Identifier: HUGFP 111.33
Overview: Ralph Beatley (1892-1989) received an A.B., cum laude, from Harvard in 1913. He was a recipient of the Frederick Sheldon Travelling Fellowship, allowing him to study in Europe in 1913-1914. He went on to be associate professor of education and a tutor in the Department of Mathematics at Harvard from 1922 to 1959. The collection of personal papers includes photographs, ephemera, and a diary from Beatley's high school, undergraduate student life, and early career. Major topics include his study...