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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


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[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 3: Manuscripts, 1917 to 1951
Sub-Series 1: By Edna Dean Baker and dated
Box 3
Folder 1: Edna Dean Baker, "Value of the Kindergarten," (2 copies), 1917
Folder 2: Edna Dean Baker, [NU?] Thesis:  "Student Participation in the Government of Schools with Special Reference to Colleges.", [After 1921]
Folder 3: Edna Dean Baker? "Understanding the Kindergarten Child." (3 pp., typescript)., [After 1935]
Folder 4: Edna Dean Baker, "The Kindergarten in 1937" (3 pp. typescript, 10 pp. handwritten).View associated digital content.
Folder 5: Edna Dean Baker, "Child's Questions about the Universe and the Supreme Being" (3 pp. typescript, 4 pp. handwritten; "for World Education," with related correspondence from the World Federation of Education Associations)., 1937
Folder 6: Edna Dean Baker, "How do we get Character?"  (3 pp. typescript, 7 pp. handwritten; with related correspondence with the Georgia Association for Childhood Education)., 1938-09
Folder 7: Edna Dean Baker, "Article for Chaff," (1 p., typescript), 1938-09
Folder 8: Edna Dean Baker, "Alice Smith Comes to College,"  (2 pp. typescript, 6 pp. handwritten; promotional literature)., [ca. 1939 to 1940]
Folder 9: Edna Dean Baker, "What is Religion for a Little Child?" (6 pp. typescript; an "article"), 1939-02
Folder 10: Edna Dean Baker, "At Atlanta," the 46th annual Association for Childhood Education convention, (3 pp. typescript, 3 pp. handwritten)., 1939 Easter
Folder 11: Edna Dean Baker?  "Special Mention I" (Elizabeth Harrison) and "Special Mention II" (Mrs. John N. Crouse), (2 pp. typescript each)., 1951
Sub-Series 2: Other
Box 3
Folder 12: Dr. Fred J. Kelly, "Teacher Education as a Liberal Education," (10 pp., typescript), address given at the 50th Anniversary program., 1936-05
Sub-Series 3: By Edna Dean Baker but un-dated
Box 3
Folder 13: Edna Dean Baker, Miscellaneous poems and prayers.
Folder 14: Edna Dean Baker,? Two pages, "Summary" and "Questions" about "Character," (pages 28-29 of something).
Folder 15: Edna Dean Baker,? "In the town of Nazareth . . ." (2 copies edited, 2 pp. typescript).
Folder 16: Edna Dean Baker, "Religion in Camp" (5 pp. typescript).
Folder 17: Edna Dean Baker, "Why Attend the Summer Session?" (2 pp. typescript, 6 pp. handwritten; promotional literature).
Folder 18: Edna Dean Baker,? "Material for Recreation Pamphlet," (2 copies,4 pp., typescript; promotional literature).
Sub-Series 4: Author Unknown
Box 3
Folder 19: Author? "To write an article from a 'mental hygiene' point of view . . . ." (8 pp, typescript)., [After 1933]
Folder 20: Author? "Report on Study of Questionnaire to Parents," "Report on Study of Church Schools,"  (11 pp., typescript), 1936-04
Folder 21: Author? "Parents' Problems in Religious Education" Report of the General Meeting, Edna Dean Baker leader (2 pp., typescript).
Folder 22: Author? "Will you Please State your Personal Concept of God," (2 pp., typescript)
Folder 23: Author? "The Status of Women in the Teaching Profession Compared with their Status in Other Lines of Remunerative Work," Faculty Women's Club (7 pp., typescript)., 1939-01-07
Folder 24: Author? "Teaching as a Profession," (3 pp, typescript)

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[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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