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Finding Aid for the Charlotte Crabtree papers, 1960-2004
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Description
Records about the development of California and National History Standards for K-12 education from 1986-1990s, evidence of intense conservative political reaction to the standards, book drafts for History on Trial, and academic work done during Charlotte Crabtree's career as a Professor of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles are contained in the Charlotte Crabtree papers. In addition to her academic work, Charlotte Crabtree was at the forefront of two major efforts to produce world and United States history standards incorporating multicultural perspectives and recent scholarship. Collection material includes conference records, meeting records, hearing records, field report feedback, community feedback, clippings of political responses in the media, textbooks, and academic publications.
Background
Charlotte Crabtree (1927-2006) was a Professor of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles heavily involved in producing history standards for kindergarten - 12th grade education from 1986-1996, after which she coauthored a book about the intense political response from Lynne V. Cheney and others to the newly multicultural history standards. Her academic interests encompassed children's geographical learning, pedagogical engagement, and curricular content in primary and secondary education.
Extent
19 document boxes (9.25 linear ft.) 2 shoe boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.