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Baker, Edna Dean (1883-1956), papers

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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],
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Box 1: Correspondence, 1917 to 1955
Box 1
Folder 1: Correspondence re: National Kindergarten and Elementary College students visiting Chicago area kindergartens., 1917-04
Folder 2: 2 letters from Stella Louis Wood re:  International Kindergarten Union Conference., 1918-05
Folder 3: Edna Dean Baker correspondence with Elizabeth Harrison., [1922-1927]
Folder 4: Edna Dean Baker letter to Social Progress (magazine) with biographical sketch of Elizabeth Harrison., 1923
Folder 5: Edna Dean Baker correspondence with Merritt Starr (counsel to National Kindergarten and Elementary College 1922-31 and pres. of Board, 1926-31)., 1923 to 1930
Folder 6: Correspondence among Ethel Shepherd, Mabel [Kearns?], Mrs. Borland and Edna Dean Baker re Elizabeth Harrison's pension., 1925-07
Folder 7: Edna Dean Baker correspondence regarding Elizabeth Harrison (including Jane Addams)., 1927
Folder 8: Correspondence with Alumnae, 1920s-1940s (including Bertha Covell, Twin City Alumnae Chapter; Margaret Trace; Angela Chandler; Julia Billings; Anna Betts; Laura Cragin; Alice Fitts), 1920 to 1940
Folder 9: Edna Dean  Baker Correspondence, telegrams, postcards descriptions from Europe., 1928 SummerView associated digital content.
Folder 10: Edna Dean  Baker correspondence with Belle Woodson., 1928
Folder 11: Letters to Edna Dean Baker from Francis M. Arnold., 1929 Summer
Folder 12: Edna Dean  Baker Correspondence related to Curriculum Records of the Children's School / National College of Education (Evanston, IL: National College of Education, 1932, 1940)., 1932
Folder 13: Edna Dean  Baker letters to National College of Education from Japan., 1932-07
Folder 14: Edna Dean  Baker Letter to the American Kindergarten Training School in Sofia, Bulgaria., 1939-04-05
Folder 15: Letters to parents re: Weekend overnights, Children's School health., ca. 1942
Folder 16: Correspondence regarding Student Recruitment., ca. 1942
Folder 17: Correspondence regarding BOT, Fundraising, etc.., ca. 1942
Folder 18: Edna Dean  Baker letter to Mary Neuman., 1953
Folder 19: Correspondence from National College of Education soliciting reminiscences about Edna Dean Baker, 1955., 1955

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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