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Baker, Edna Dean (1883-1956), papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Correspondence

Articles and Addresses

Manuscripts

Miscellaneous records and related materials

Oversized Documents - Separated from other Edna Dean Baker Documents

Edna Dean Baker's scrapbook of Kindergarten Work.

Expense ledger for N.K.E.C., 1921-22



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Baker, Edna Dean (1883-1956), papers, 1905-1956 | National Louis University Archives and Special Collections

By Mark Burnette

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Collection Overview

Title: Baker, Edna Dean (1883-1956), papers, 1905-1956View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1916-1949

ID: 12/002

Primary Creator: Baker, Edna Dean (1883-1956)

Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet

Subjects: Baker, Clara Belle, 1885-1961, Baker, Edna Dean, 1883-1956, College presidents, Kindergarten, Teachers, Teachers colleges, Travel

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Personal papers, correspondence, published works, manuscripts, addresses and scrapbooks of Edna Dean Baker.  Materials are from her time as  a Kindergartener in training, as a teacher and as the president of National Kindergarten and Elementary College and National College of Education, now National Louis University.

Biographical Note

President of National-Louis University from 1920-1949.  Early student of Elizabeth Harrison in the 1910's.

Subject/Index Terms

Baker, Clara Belle, 1885-1961
Baker, Edna Dean, 1883-1956
College presidents
Kindergarten
Teachers
Teachers colleges
Travel

Administrative Information

Repository: National Louis University Archives and Special Collections

Processing Information: Described at the folder level.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Correspondence, 1917 to 1955],
[Box 2: Articles and Addresses, 1917 to 1949],
[Box 3: Manuscripts, 1917 to 1951],
[Box 4: Miscellaneous records and related materials],
[Box 5: Oversized Documents - Separated from other Edna Dean Baker Documents, Ca. 1900-10],
[Box 6: Edna Dean Baker's scrapbook of Kindergarten Work.],
[Item 7: Expense ledger for N.K.E.C., 1921-22],
[All]

Box 2: Articles and Addresses, 1917 to 1949
Box 2
Folder 1: Edna Dean Baker, What Should a Kindergarten Child Know When Entering First Grade?, Chicago, 1917 (Pamphlet, 2 copies)., 1917
Folder 2: Edna Dean Baker, What It Means to Be a Teacher of Little Children, ("Address by Edna Dean Baker, Associate President, National Kindergarten and Elementary College (formerly the Chicago Kindergarten College), before the Vocational Conference at the Englewood High School, Chicago, May, 1920"), [Before 1920]
Folder 3: Edna Dean Baker, "New Buildings are Authorized," Our Guidon, Vol. 1, No. 1, Sept. 8, 1922 (photocopy)., 1922-09-08
Folder 3 is missing, however, Sept. 1922 issue of Our Guidon is available for reference through the Archives and Special Collections.
Folder 4: Edna Dean Baker, "New Objectives in Training Teachers for the Kindergartens of Today," The Kindergarten and First Grade, Vol. 8, No. 5, May 1923, pp. 184-89 (entire issue, published by Milton Bradley Co.)., 1923-05
Folder 5: Edna Dean Baker, "The Kindergarten Promotion Standard or What the Primary Teacher May Expect of the Kindergarten Child," Oregon Education Journal, Vol. 2, No. 6, March 1928, pp. 10, 31-33 (entire issue)., 1928-03
Folder 6: Edna Dean Baker, "The Teachers College Meets Individual Differences," Childhood Education, Vol. 5, No. 2, October 1928., 1928-10
Folder 7: Edna Dean Baker, "The Coming of Spring to a Child," Babyhood, March 1930, Vol. XLVI, No. III, pp. 51-52 (entire issue)., 1930-03
Folder 8: Edna Dean Baker, "The Relation of the Kindergarten to the Elementary School," American Childhood, Vol. 15, No. 9, May 1930 (published by the Milton Bradley Co., entire issue)., 1930-05
Folder 9: Edna Dean Baker, "The Nursery School Child," Graded Elementary Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 1, October 1931, pp. 2-3.  (Entire issue), 1931-10
Folder 10: Edna Dean Baker, "The Nursery Child Grows," Graded Elementary Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 2, November 1931, pp. 2-4.  (Entire issue), 1931-11
Folder 11: Edna Dean Baker, "The Play of the Three-Year-Old," Graded Elementary Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 3, December 1931, pp. 4-5.  (Entire issue), 1931-12
Folder 12: Edna Dean Baker, "The Emotional Life and Child Guidance," Graded Elementary Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 4, January 1932, pp. 2-3.  (Entire issue), 1932-01
Folder 13: Edna Dean Baker, "Materials for Each Child's Needs," American Childhood, Vol. 18, No. 1, September 1932, pp. 8-10 (entire issue, published by Milton Bradley Co.), 1932-09
Folder 14: Edna Dean Baker, "Education for the Very Young," Radio Broadcast.  "National Congress of Parents and Teachers," 6 pp.(typescript); "Education for the Very Young," handwritten notes, 10 pp., 1935-12-11
Folder 15: Edna Dean Baker, "The Role of the Elementary Teacher in Guidance," Presentation at Northwestern University Conference on Guidance and Student Personnel Work, (2 versions, 6 pp. typescript, with conference program and letter from Frank Endicott, Dean of the NU School of Education)., 1936-11-21
Folder 16: Edna Dean Baker, "The Nursery School in Public School Education," ("Summary of address given at Public Luncheon Forum, Woman's City Club, Chicago, Friday, April 30 [1937]"), [1937-04-30]
Folder 17: Edna Dean Baker, "Value of Sensory Experiences," The Elementary Teacher, Vol. XIV, No. 3, March 1941, pp. 102-104 (entire issue)., 1941-03
Folder 18: Edna Dean Baker, "Sensory Experiences and the Child's Religion," The Elementary Magazine, Vol. XV, No. 3, March 1941, pp. 98-100 (entire issue)., 1941-03
Folder 19: Edna Dean Baker, "Address to Governing Board Meeting, Autumn 1941" (manuscript and typescript)., 1941 Autumn
Folder 20: Edna Dean Baker, "Discipline in Human Relations," Our Guidon, Summer 1948, pp. 3, 14 (entire issue)., 1948 Summer
Folder 21: Edna Dean Baker, "As I have known him . . .," (article about new president K. Richard Johnson in an unidentified National College of Education publication, photocopy)., [ca. 1949]

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Correspondence, 1917 to 1955],
[Box 2: Articles and Addresses, 1917 to 1949],
[Box 3: Manuscripts, 1917 to 1951],
[Box 4: Miscellaneous records and related materials],
[Box 5: Oversized Documents - Separated from other Edna Dean Baker Documents, Ca. 1900-10],
[Box 6: Edna Dean Baker's scrapbook of Kindergarten Work.],
[Item 7: Expense ledger for N.K.E.C., 1921-22],
[All]

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