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Guide to the Isaac James Quillen Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0488
    Creator: Quillen, Isaac James, 1909-
    Title: Isaac James Quillen papers
    Dates: 1931-1967
    Physical Description: 25.5 Linear feet
    Summary: 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.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of the estate of Mrs. I. James Quillen, 1995.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Isaac James Quillen Papers (SC0488). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    Born, Ernest.
    Gazos Creek Tree Farm.
    Hanna, Paul Robert, 1902-1988.
    Quillen, Isaac James, 1909-
    Quillen, Viola.
    Stanford University. Graduate School of Education--Faculty.
    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
    Yale University --Students.
    Education, Secondary--Curricula.
    Education, Secondary--Study and teaching.
    Examinations.
    Photoprints.
    Social sciences--Study and teaching (Secondary).
    Syllabi.