Coleman R. Griffith Papers, 1919-1963 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 5/1/21
Volume: 18.3 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Coleman R. Griffith, Provost (1943-53), Director - Bureau of Institutional Affairs (1921-62) - correspondence with faculty, university presidents, Adlai Stevenson & Griffith's father & son about publications, speeches, research, university presidency, organizations, students, books, dismissal of George Stoddard & Griffith, politics, conferences, athletics & the University Press; speeches; curriculum vitae & newspaper clippings; Educational Psychology (1919-1962) - correspondence with psychologists & students; experiment notes & projects; student papers and theses' bulletins; workbooks; speeches; psychology departmental scrapbook; course lecture notes & exam questions & research project synopsis; Univ. Administration (1925-1962) - corres. with presidents, department heads, faculty & trustees; reports & publications about regulations, Bu. Institutional Research, administrative organization & controversies in the College of Commerce & Education and the School of Music; advanced degrees, Stoddard removal, Krebiozen, Div. of Humanities, Defense Research Coordinating Committee, Council of Ten, Allerton Conf. on Education, Chicago Undergrad. Div., Koch Case, Arthur Bestor & honors program; Higher Education (1935-62) - corres. with educators, foundations & publishers about conferences, academic freedom, research, Office of Statistical Information & Research; budgets, programs, Div. of Higher Educ. & Adult Educ.; classroom use & minutes of meetings; Publications (1919-20, 1927-29, 1942) on instinctive behavior, nystagmus, effects of rotation, balance, genetics, psychology & mental balance & photographs of research activities & apparatus in educ. psychology laboratory & Manuscripts of published & unpublished books & articles, including a study of the Chicago National League Ball Club (Cubs).