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Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults
Inclusive Dates:
1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969, 
Abstract:
Established by a grant from the Fund for Adult Education in 1951, the Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults (CSLEA) worked with universities seeking to initiate or to improve adult education programs. Its purpose was to help American higher education develop greater effectiveness and a deeper sense of responsibility for the liberal education of adults. During its tenure the Center had three directors; John S. Diekhoff (1952-1953), John B. Schwertman (1953-1956), and A.A. Liveright (1956-1968). The records include correspondence, organizational files, publication files, writings, and miscellany. Key correspondents, mostly from the Center, are James T. Carey, Alexander N. Charters, Roger DeCrow, John S. Diekhoff, C. Scott Fletcher, Freda H. Goldman, Morton Gordon, Kenneth Haygood, Cyril Orvin Houle, A. A. Liveright, Harry L. Miller, John B. Schwertman, Peter E. Siegle, Marilyn M. Vaughan, and James B. Whipple.
Type of Material:
Announcements.
Agendas.
Articles.
Books.
Brochures.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Financial records.
Legal files.
Manuscripts for publication
Minutes.
Pamphlets.
Reports.
Speeches.
Subject:
Adult education
Adult education
Adult education, United States
Education, Curricula
Education, United States
Education, Humanistic
Evening and continuation schools
Universities and colleges, United States