Deahl, J. N.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3193
Overview Correspondence, reports, statistics, maps, photographs and pamphlets related to the efforts in West Virginia of the early southern program of the General Education Board (GEB). The GEB, founded by John D. Rockefeller, is one of the most significant philanthropic efforts in the history of U.S. education particularly noted for its aid to African-American schools, teachers and students. In West Virginia it aided the African-American colleges of West Virginia State, a public institution and Storer,...
Collection Number: A&M.3186
Overview Record book, photo and certificate of the West Virginia University Alpha chapter of a national honorary fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa. A chapter charter was granted only to those institutions whose standards measured up to a high scholastic ideal. The fraternity's purpose being to undertake to conserve the influences that were restored and liberated by the Renaissance, specifically those influences that refine and humanize mankind. Membership was open to those undergraduate seniors in the top...
Collection Number: A&M.1879
Overview The College of Education at West Virginia University was established in 1926. Records from the West Virginia University College of Education from 1930 to 1959 (bulk 1930-1932) pertain to both the school's graduate council and the College of Education. Materials include letters from the College of Education and typed meeting minutes for the Graduate Council from 1930 to 1932. Topics of these both sets of documents include the organization of the graduate school and issues specific to education:...