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Beatrice E. Cramer taught in the public schools of White Plains, N.Y. She was also known an inveterate traveler and had been to all fifty states, Canada, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. The typewritten memoir documents Cramer’s automobile sightseeing tours across North America and, to a lesser degree, discusses her professional training and work as a teacher. The handwritten diary documents Cramer’s tour of Europe in the summer of 1953.
The Center for Effective Philanthropy Papers (1979-1988) document the activities of CEP from 1980 to 1988 and include internal correspondence, and correspondence with foundations, trustees and associates, as well as annual financial statements, meeting agendas, notes, and minutes, reports and published papers.
Man: A Course of Study was a social science course for upper elementary grades that sought to understand human existence from an anthropological perspective. It was developed in the 1960s and reached its peak of popularity in the early 1970s. The collection contains records of the development, dissemination, and evaluation of the program mostly in the form of course materials, lesson plans, reports, correspondence and interviews.
The Palfrey Street School was an “alternative” high school established in 1965 by Edward (Ned) Ryerson in Watertown, Massachusetts. The privately-funded school closed in 1991. The collection contains fourteen mimeographed reports and other documents relating to the school’s earliest years, 1965-1970.
A scrapbook assembled by Betty Shinneman documenting her experiences at the annual convention of the National Association of School Secretaries. The convention was held from June 29 to July 5, 1940 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The fifteen items contained inside the volume include programs, postcards, ephemera, a name badge and a photograph. It includes materials from both the conference and as well as sightseeing activities. Betty Shinneman was a convention attendee from Denver, Colorado.
Bennett Yarnall was a teacher in the Napa Valley region of California. The letters are all written by Bennett Yarnall to his son Edwin A. Yarnall of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The correspondence contains mostly personal information, commenting on the health of the writer, the weather, and personal finances. Several letters also make reference to Bennett Yarnall's selection of and assignment to several teaching positions.