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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
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Creator:
University Council on Education for Public Responsibility
Inclusive Dates:
1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968, 
Abstract:
The University Council on Education for Public Responsibility was founded in 1961 by the presidents of eleven institutions to facilitate inter-university cooperation in promoting more responsible citizenship. Records include correspondence (Henry G. Alter, Alexander Charters, Granville Davis, C. Fletcher Scott, A.A. Liveright, and Carl Tjerandsen); organization records including bylaws, financial reports, lists of officers, meeting papers, minutes, and notes; and records of various projects undertaken by the organizationl, including urbanization, automation, and leadership programs at universities.
Type of Material:
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Memoranda.
Minutes.
Position papers.
Proposals.
Subject:
Metropolis: creator or destroyer? [Motion picture]
Metropolis: values in conflict
Educators.
Adult education
Community leadership
Television in adult education, United States
Urbanization
Urban renewal, Citizen participation