The papers document Quillen's graduate work at Yale, his teaching career at Stanford University, his writings and publications,
and his research interests. Included are his papers while at Yale; syllabi, exams, and other course materials; drafts of his
books; correspondence files with his publisher Scott, Foresman; files from his work with UNESCO; speeches, lectures, and articles;
and research and lecture notecards. The papers also contain personal correspondence, including some of his wife Viola Quillen;
financial records, including some for the Gazos Creek Tree Farm, a joint project with Prof. Paul Hanna; and photographs, including
several of the Quillens' home designed by Ernest Born.
I. James Quillen joined the Stanford faculty of the School of Education in 1936. He was appointed full professor of education
in 1946 and served as Dean of the School of Education from 1953 to 1966, when he was appointed Professor Emeritus. Before
joining the Stanford faculty, he taught in the public schools of Delaware and at Colorado State College of Education. In 1944,
he was president of the National Council for the Social Studies. He was an official of the UNESCO secretariat in Paris in
1948-49, serving as acting head of the UNESCO Department of Education during part of that time. He died in 1967.
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