Register of the George D. Stoddard Miscellaneous Papers, 1945-1980.

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Register of the George Dinsmore Stoddard Miscellaneous Papers, 1945-1980.

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Elena S. Danielson.
Date Completed:
1981.
Encoded by:
James Ryan.
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Dinsmore Stoddard Miscellaneous Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1945-1980.
Collection number: 81023
Creator: Stoddard, George Dinsmore, 1897-
Collection Size: 7 manuscript boxes, 1 album box, 1 envelope, 8 microfilm reels 5.1 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Memoirs, correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to the U.S. Education Mission to Japan, and to the subsequent development of Japanese education.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George Dinsmore Stoddard Miscellaneous Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.

Accruals

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Access Points

United States. Education Mission to Japan.
Education.
Education--Japan.
Japan.
United States--Foreign relations.

Biographical Note.

1897, October 8 Born, Carbondale, Pennsylvania
1921 A.B., Pennsylvania State College
1925 Ph.D., University of Iowa
1926-1928 Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
1928-1929 Associate Professor, University of Iowa
1929-1942 Professor, University of Iowa
1942-1946 Commissioner of Education, the University of the State of New York
1946 Chairman, United States Education Mission to Japan
1946-1953 President, University of Illinois
1956-1960 Dean, New York University, School of Education
1960-1964 Chancellor, New York University, School of Education
1964-1967 Distinguished Professor of Education, New York University
1967-1968 Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Long Island University
1968-1969 Chancellor, Long Island University

Series Description

Box No. 1.

Correspondence File, 1946-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence of George D. Stoddard, arranged alphabetically by correspondent
Box No. 1.

Speeches and Writings, 1946-1952, 1980.

Scope and Content Note

Drafts and printed copies of speeches, articles, memoranda, and an autobiographical excerpt by George D. Stoddard, arranged alphabetically by title
Box No. 1-3.

Subject File, 1945-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Notes, correspondence, reports, and printed articles, arranged alphabetically by subject

Container List

 

CORRESPONDENCE FILE, 1946-1970

Box 1.

General

 

Abe, Mikishi, 1946

 

Akatsuka, Yasuo, 1969-1970

 

Benton, William, 1946/1967

 

Edwards, J. Dixon, 1950

 

Japan. Ministry of the Imperial Household, 1946-1950

 

Mead, Margaret, 1946

 

Mitsuzumi, Keizo, 1950

 

Nabara, Shigeru, 1946-1951

 

Nugent, D. R., 1946-1950

 

Tanabe, Stefan, 1946-1950

 

Time, 1946

 

Waring, Ethel B., 1947

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1946-1952/1980

Box 1.

"Are We Re-Educating the Germans and the Japanese?" (with Ernest Colwell and Edward D'Arms), Round Table, transcript of radio broadcast, 1946 July 28. Printed copies

 

"The Education Mission to Japan: A Summary," Association of American Colleges Bulletin, 1946 October. Typescript and printed copies

 

"MacArthur and the U.S. Education Mission to Japan," National Parent-Teacher, 1946 September. Typescript and printed copies

 

Memorandum, re Japan at the end of World War II, n.d. Typescript

 

Memorandum, re conference with General MacArthur, 1946 March 20. Typescript

 

"Mission to Japan," speech, Phi Delta Kappa, University of Illinois, 1946 August 7. Typescripts

 

"A Note on Japanese Education," 1946 June 22. Typescript

 

"The Pursuit of Education: An Autobiography," excerpt, ca. 1980. Typescript (photocopy)

 

"Reflections on Japanese Education," The Phi Delta Kappan, 1946 October. Typescript and printed copies

 

Review of Elizabeth Vining, Windows for the Crown Prince, in The Horn Book Magazine, 1952 August. Printed copies

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1945-1967

Box 1.

Germany - Education

 

Japan

 

General

 

Book donations, 1947

 

Christian University

 

Constitution

 

Education

 

1945-1949

 

1950-1959

Box 2.

1960-1967

 

Souvenir booklets

 

Writing system

 

Miscellaneous

 

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP)

 

General

 

Education in Japan, 1946 February 15

 

Education in Japan, I, 1948 May

 

Education in Japan, II, 1948 May

 

Post-War Developments in Japanese Education, I, 1952 April

Box 3.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

 

United States Education Mission to Japan, 1946

 

General

 

Correspondence

 

Memorabilia

 

Memoranda

 

Personnel

 

Press notices

 

Report of the United States Education Mission to Japan

 

Preliminary material

 

Mimeographed copies

 

Printed copies

 

Press copies

 

United States Education Mission (Second) to Japan, 1950

 

Vining, Elizabeth Gray, tutor to the Crown Prince of Japan