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Franklin Parker, Professor of Education, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2676

Overview

Correspondence, notes, government reports, newspaper clippings, bibliographies, news releases and other materials on education in Zambia and northern Zimbabwe as gathered by a Benedum Professor of Education at West Virginia University. Addenda include: 1) vitae with list of writings, reprints, career scrapbook, and special journal issue authored by Parker on George Peabody. 2) Twenty-eight articles regarding mostly prominent educators, historians, politicians, scientists, etc. of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Includes articles on: Arthurdale, West Virginia (1933); Philip Vickers Fithian (1747-1776), a "Princeton Tutor on a Virginia Plantation"; and "General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) and Philanthropist George Peabody (1795-1869) at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, July 23 - August 30, 1869". Also includes biographical sketch regarding Franklin Parker and research partner and wife Betty J. Parker.

Dates

  • 1957-2008

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

5.25 Linear Feet (Summary: 5 ft. 2 1/2 in. (twelve 5 in. document cases, one 2 1/2 in. document case), 5 reels of microfilm)

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
Franklin Parker, Professor of Education, Papers, 1957-2008
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
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Language of description
English
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536