Overview of the James Alfred Perkins papers

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Overview of the James Alfred Perkins papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: James Alfred Perkins papers
Dates: 1955-1998.
Collection Number: 94049
Creator: Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-
Collection Size: 70 manuscript boxes (28 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, minutes, reports, and printed matter, relating to education in the United States and other countries, especially developing countries, education in internationalism, and foreign language studies in the United States.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James Alfred Perkins papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1994.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

American educator; chairman, International Council for Educational Development, 1970-1990; chairman, President's Commission on Foreign Language and International Studies, 1978-1979.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, minutes, reports, and printed matter, relating to education in the United States and other countries, especially developing countries, education in internationalism, and foreign language studies in the United States.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
United States. President's Commission on Foreign Language and International Studies.
International Council for Educational Development.
International education.
Education--Developing countries.
Education--United States.
Language and languages--Study and teaching.