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Collection Title:
Creator:
Colvin, Ruth J.
Inclusive Dates:
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010, 
Abstract:
American literacy advocate and author. Collection includes videotapes, clippings, slides, and presentations and publications by Colvin.
Type of Material:
Videotapes.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Textbooks.
Subject:
Teachers.
Adult Education
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
Literacy -- Developing countries.
Literacy -- United States.
New literates, Writing for.
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Creator:
Literacy Volunteers of America.
Inclusive Dates:
1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990, 
Abstract:
Papers of the non-profit education and literacy organization founded in 1962 by Ruth J. Colvin in Syracuse, New York. Material in the collection includes audio tapes and cassettes, correspondence, motion pictures, newsletters, primers, readers, reports, slides and video tapes. Areas of special interest are English as a second language, work within correctional facilities, the production of readers and workbooks, involvement in the National Right to Read Effort, and the development of slide/tape and later video tutor training programs.
Type of Material:
Correspondence.
Motion pictures (visual works)
Newsletters.
Reports.
Slides (photographs)
Subject:
Adult Education
Adult education -- United States.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
Libraries and new literates.
Literacy -- Australia.
Literacy -- United States.
Primers.
Libraries and illiterate persons.
Readers (Primary)
Readers (Adult)
Right to Read Program.
Tutors and tutoring.