NCTE/Literature Commission File, 1964-75 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/73/5
Acquired: 10/25/1979; 10/30/1979
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
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Description: Files of the Literature Commission (established in 1964) containing correspondence, agendas and minutes of meetings; nominating ballots and invitations for membership; annotated list of NCTE publications on literature; preliminary drafts and editorial comments on "Literature and the American Society" (1966); outline for table of contents for "Censorship: A Bibliography for Teachers of English"; proposals for publications on projects including "The Way of Literature" (1968), "Language Learning and the Disadvantaged" (1968), "Criteria for Teaching Materials in Reading and Literature" (1970), "The Study of Literature in American Schools and Colleges" (1975); notes and position papers on Children's Literature and NCTE bulk purchase of Herbert Kohl's "Teaching 'Unteachable' Children" (1967). Principal correspondents include Robert Hogan, James E. Miller, Jr., Rodney Morisset, William Stafford, James Squire and Arlin Turner.