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Finding Aid for the Frederic Philip Woellner Papers, ca. 1921-1981
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Description
Frederic Philip Woellner (b.1890) was a lecturer in civic education at the University of California, Southern Branch (1923-25), and professor of education (1925-56). In 1960, he was named California teacher of the year by proclamation of the governor. The collection consists of lectures, tapes of lectures, course materials, biographical information, files, and notes, some on notecards.
Background
Woellner was born on February 18, 1890 in Cincinnati, Ohio; AB, University of Cincinnati, 1912; diploma, Teachers College (Cincinnati), 1912; MA (1915) and Ph.D (1923), Columbia University; taught in Cincinnati elementary schools (1912-14) and in private schools at Columbia University Teachers College (1914-15); taught at Buffalo State Normal School (1915-19), and served as department head for part-time education (1919-21); research scholar, Columbia University, 1921-23; lecturer in civic education at the University of California, Southern Branch, 1923-25; associate professor and professor of education (1925-56), then professor emeritus; named California teacher of the year by proclamation of the governor, 1960; publications include Type studies in American history (1921), Education for citizenship (1923), How we govern (1926), Highlands of the mind (1930), and Life of Carrie Chapman (1941); he died on May 19, 1981 in Los Angeles.
Extent
25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
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
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.