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Department of Education records, 1930 - 1981 25 Linear Feet — 25000 Items

The Department of Education, formed in 1907, prepared both undergraduate and graduate students for careers in education. The Department dissolved at the end of 1981. The Department of Education Records include correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, proposals, exams, student and faculty information, and other materials. Subjects include the training of teachers in North Carolina, the process of accreditation, teaching in elementary and secondary schools, and departmental administration. Major programs and organizations include the Master of Arts in Teaching Program, the Cooperative Program in Teacher Education, the N.C. Advancement School, the Triple T Task Force Team, the Emotionally Disturbed Children Program, the Regional Education Laboratory, the Learning Institute of North Carolina (LINC), the Durham Education Improvement Program (EIP), the Summer Demonstration School, the Summer Enrichment Program, and Project ABC. English.

Collection includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, newsletters, grant proposals, accreditation studies, and other materials concerning teacher education at Duke. The collection includes program accreditation reports, examinations, reports of state studies on guidelines for teacher education records of the University Committee on Public Education and the Training of Teachers (1964-1974, scattered), conference announcements (1952, 1962), grant proposals for teacher recruitment and training programs, and materials concerning the 1952 Centennial Celebration of Teacher Education at Duke. Topics include general departmental operations, the Master's Degree in Education and Master of Arts in Teaching, the Summer Demonstration School, the Summer Enrichment Program (1974-1976), the Cooperative Program in Teacher Education, and Project ABC. Includes student records.


Seashore Summer School, Inc. records, 1923-1928 0.25 Linear Feet — approx. 250 Items

Seashore Summer School, Inc. was a school for teachers affiliated with Trinity College and Duke University and located at Oriental, North Carolina. The records contain files of correspondence, financial records, reports, and printed materials documenting the school's operations.

The records which are in rough chronological order contain correspondence, telegrams, student rosters, financial records, reports, printed matter and other materials pertaining to the operations of the school. Subjects include curriculum planning, enrollment estimates, meetings of the Board, faculty selection and salaries, and the school's finances. The major correspondents are Taylor B. Attmore and Holland Holton.