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.
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A&M 2676, Franklin Parker, Professor of Education, Papers, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries. https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/repositories/2/resources/795 Accessed April 09, 2020.