University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Scope and Contents Papers of Arthur Eugene Bestor, Jr., professor of history (1947-62) and President and Director of the Council for Basic Education, containing family papers (1852-1956), genealogies, photographs, clippings, correspondence, Bible, autograph albums and diaries; student notes from Yale (1927-37) and teaching notes from Yale, Columbia and Stanford (1937-44) on history, English and American literature, philosophy, humanities, mathematics, music and American civilization; bio-bibliography (1908-62); biographical (1900-50), including family yearbooks and alumni publications; publications (1925-61), including manuscripts, reprints and proofs of articles, reviews, published letters, transcripts and reports of interviews and manuscripts and reviews of books by Bestor and related correspondence; speeches and papers read (1927-60) at public or professional meetings, including programs and clippings; syllabi and teaching notes (1930-61); copies of student theses directed ... Read More
University of Michigan Libraries
Comprise administrative files of the Labadie Collection which she combined and intermingled with personal correspondence, memoirs, and research notes
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
The William Stull Holt papers cover the life and career of the American history professor through correspondence, diaries, photographs, reports, speeches, writings and other materials. The bulk of the collection relates to Holt's academic posts and several of the major correspondents are comprised of fellow University of Washington faculty members, as well as colleagues from other institutions, including Douglass Adair, Arthur Bestor, Robert E. Burke, Warren Cohen, Giovanni Costigan, Donald Emerson, Lawrence Gelfand, Kent Greenfield, Solomon Katz, Thomas Pressly, Max Savelle, Robert Skotheim and Dennis Strong. Other correspondents reflect Holt's political activities and include such notable figures as Brock Adams; his affiliation with the Democratic Party at the local and national level is further represented through conference and convention files. Also of note among Holt's professional papers is a 1953 reel to reel audiotape recording of lectures given by Holt and Savelle. His ... Read More
Harvard University - Houghton Library
Collection assembled by Thomas William Lamont, friend of John Masefield. Contains correspondence and manuscripts by and about John Masefield, extensive correspondence of Thomas William Lamont and Florence Corliss Lamont with others concerning the Masefield books and papers and the creation of a Masefield bookplate for the Harvard College Library (with drafts and samples)
American Antiquarian Society
This collection consists of 20 boxes of Streeter's papers, 1920-1965, comprised of 4 boxes of correspondence, 3 boxes of donations lists, and 13 boxes representing a Catalogue of his American Library. Included in the correspondence is information on Streeter's friendship with Henry Raup Wagner (1862-1957) of Berkeley, Calif., a noted bibliographer and authority on early explorations of the West. The letters refer mainly to the buying and selling of Americana between the two collectors and from booksellers, such as Edward Emory Eberstadt (1883-1958) of New York City. There are occasional comments on the distress of the Great Depression and the Presidential leadership of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), as well as much family news. Also included is Streeter's correspondence with Lawrence Counselman Wroth (1884-1970), librarian of the John Carter Brown Library, Providnece, R.I. Their letters contain many references to Streeter's wish to extend his work on Joseph Sabin (1821-1881) ... Read More
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
This collection contains general correspondence, brochures, the grant proposal, final report of the conference, and 12 audio-cassettes of the speakers and panel discussions
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, minutes, documents, retirement letters, books, articles by and about Smith, book reviews, and speeches relating to the founding of CBE, the publication of The Public Schools in Crisis (1956), basic intellectual disciplines, John Dewey, educators, "life adjustment", moral education, progressive education, public schools, publishing, reading schools, teacher education, and related topics; includes Smith's And Madly Teach (1949), The Diminished Mind (1954), and The Public Schools in Crisis (1956). Correspondents include Arthur Bestor, Mrs. Barry Bingham (Mary Caperton Bingham), Harold Clapp, Gordon Chalmers, James J. Kirkpatrick, Henry Regnery, Kenneth S. Templeton, and CBE directors and supporters
Rutgers University Libraries
Chiefly correspondence (1923-1943) relating to publication of the periodicals Events and Current History, for which Brodney was an editor; editorial records (ca. 1923-1939) of articles, stories, and poems (arranged alphabetically by author), published in Forum, a periodical published in Philadelphia, Pa., which merged into Current History (later Current History and Forum) in 1940; correspondence with American historians regarding the foreign policy of the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, correspondence with John O. Downey of General Motors Corporation, and pamphlet by Downey entitled American Foreign Policy (1941); material relating to a paper by Arthur E. Bestor, Jr., entitled Anti-intellectualism in the Schools: A Challenge to Scholars (1952); correspondence with Frank Friedel, periodical articles, and the like, concerning Freidel's books Francis Lieber: Nineteenth-Century Liberal (1948) and Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Apprenticeship (1951); correspondence with Charles E. Stuart ... Read More
University of Washington Libraries,-- University Archives
Correspondence, unpublished speeches and writings, and curriculum files, relating to Bestor's career as history professor at University of Washington and his activities as member of professional and civic organizations, including American Historical Association and Washington State Bar Association

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