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Guide to the Lee J. Cronbach Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0238
    Creator: Cronbach, Lee J. (Lee Joseph), 1916-2001
    Title: Lee J. Cronbach papers
    Dates: 1940-2001
    Physical Description: 8 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence, memoranda, articles, proposals, notes, and other files relating to his teaching and committee work and several major publications, including PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS AND PERSONNEL DECISIONS and TOWARD REFORM OF PROGRAM EVALUATION. Correspondents include Patrick Moynihan, Jack Block, Marshall Cohen, John Feldhusen, Arthur I. Gates, Julian C. Stanley, Vivian Edmiston Todd, and Ralph W. Tyler. Collection also includes reports compiled for the US Office of Naval Research in London on psychological work and research being done in Europe, 1955-56.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Professor Cronbach, 1981, and Janet Cronbach, 2003.

    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

    Lee J. Cronbach Papers (SC0238). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Lee J. Cronbach made major contributions in the fields of educational psychology and psychological testing. He earned his bachelor's degree at Fresno State College, 1934, his master's at the University of California-Berkeley, 1937, and his doctorate at the University of Chicago, 1940. He taught at the State College of Washington, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois before joining the Stanford faculty in 1964, where he was named Vida Jacks Professor of Education in 1967. His research interests were measurement theory, program evaluation, and instruction. He died in 2001.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence, memoranda, articles, proposals, notes, and other files relating to his teaching and committee work and several major publications, including PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS AND PERSONNEL DECISIONS and TOWARD REFORM OF PROGRAM EVALUATION. Correspondents include Patrick Moynihan, Jack Block, Marshall Cohen, John Feldhusen, Arthur I. Gates, Julian C. Stanley, Vivian Edmiston Todd, and Ralph W. Tyler. Collection also includes reports compiled for the US Office of Naval Research in London on psychological work and research being done in Europe, 1955-56.

    Access Terms

    Block, Jack, 1924-2010
    Cohen, Marshall.
    Cronbach, Janet
    Cronbach, Lee J. (Lee Joseph), 1916-2001
    Feldhusen, John Frederick, 1926-
    Gates, Arthur I. (Arthur Irving), 1890-1972.
    Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), 1927-2003
    Stanford University. School of Education--Faculty
    Stanley, Julian C.
    Todd, Vivian Edmiston.
    Tyler, Ralph Winfred, 1902-
    United States. Office of Naval Research. Branch Office,London.
    Educational accountability.
    Educational psychology.
    Evaluation research (Social action programs)
    Psychological tests.