Finding Aid for the Frederic Philip Woellner Papers, ca. 1921-1981

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Finding Aid for the Frederic Philip Woellner Papers, ca. 1921-1981

Collection number: 1283

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2004
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Frederic Philip Woellner Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1921-1981
Collection number: 1283
Creator: Woellner, Frederic Philip, 1890-
Extent: 25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: 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.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frederic Philip Woellner Papers (Collection 1283). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of lectures, tapes of lectures, course materials, biographical information, files, and notes, some on notecards.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Woellner, Frederic Philip, 1890- --Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Education--Faculty--Archival resources.
Teacher educators--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.


Container List

Box 1

Notes and files mostly re religious matters.

Scope and Content Note

“Lent”
Box 2

Mostly notes, religious topics.

Scope and Content Note

“Cards”
Box 3

Notes.

Scope and Content Note

“Cards”
Boxes 4-8

“Biography.”

Scope and Content Note

  • Box 5 includes personal and professional material (correspondence, writing, res. material)
  • Box 6 includes correspondence with Sproul
  • Box 8 includes correspondence, especially in-letters
Boxes 9-12

“Duplication.”

Scope and Content Note

Box 10 includes photo.
Boxes 13-18

“Lectures.”

Boxes 18-22

“Lectures and courses.”

Boxes 23-25

Tapes of lectures.