John William Shirley Papers 1948 1958-1959

Creator
Shirley, John William, 1908-1988
Size
0.01 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MSS 00130

The John William Shirley papers consist of a 1948 letter from Shirley to Dr. J. H. Lampe, a daily log from Shirley's Soviet Field Seminar of the Comparative Education Society (1958), and the publication, "Soviet Education and Its Challenge" (1959).

John William Shirley (1908 - 1988) served as an English professor and dean of the Division of Basic Studies at North Carolina State College (now North Carolina State University) from 1949 to 1955, and Dean of Faculty from 1955 to 1962. Shirley left N.C. State in 1962 to become Vice President and Provost of the University of Delaware. He received his A.B. degree from the State University of Iowa in 1932 and his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1937. He also took graduate classes, 1932-1933, at the University of Nebraska.

Scope/content

The John William Shirley papers consist of a 1948 letter from Shirley to Dr. J. H. Lampe; a daily log, 1958, from Shirley's Soviet Field Seminar of the Comparative Education Society; and the publication Soviet Education and Its Challenge, 1959.

Use of these materials

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John William Shirley Papers, MSS 00130, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred from the Dean of the Faculty's Office, 1967 September 1.

Letter from Shirley to Dr. J. H. Lampe 1948-1948
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Daily log from Shirley's Soviet Field Seminar of the Comparative Education Society 1958-1958
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Publication "Soviet Education and Its Challenge (written by Shirley) 1959-1959
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John William Shirley Papers, MSS 00130, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.