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G. Lester Anderson papers (Part II)

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 17/F/406
Professional papers of G. Lester Anderson while he was the Director of Pennsylvania State University's Center for the Study of Higher Education. The papers, 1969-1975, include correspondence, reports, memoranda and minutes dealing with Anderson's role as a consultant to various institutions of higher education. In some cases the consultation was conducted independently, whereas in others he was affiliated with a specific organization such as the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The papers also include materials relating to Anderson's association with the American Association of University Administrators, the American Association of Higher Education and various other organizations of higher education.

Dates

  • 1969-1975

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The G. Lester Anderson papers are open for research.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (1 carton, 2 manuscript boxes)

Overview

Papers of G. Lester Anderson including correspondence, drafts of papers and speeches, reprints, reports, bibliographies, clippings, photos, and other materials relating to Anderson's role as a consultant to various institutions of higher education. Also includes his association with various other organizations.

Chronology

1911
Born February 4, Chadron, Nebraska
1928
Diploma, Chadron High School
1928-1929
Attended University of Nebraska
1932
A.B. Magna Cum Laude, Nebraska State Teachers College (English)
1932-1935
High School Principal, Haigler, Nebraska
1935-1937
High School Principal, Gordon, Nebraska
1937
M.A., Colorado State College of Education
1937-1938
Superintendent of Schools, Hay Springs, Nebraska
1938-1941
Research Assistant, University of Minnesota
1941
Ph.D., University if Minnesota
1941-1945
Assistant Professor of Education, University of Minnesota
1941-1946
Director of Student Teaching and Director of University High School, University of Minnesota
1945-1948
Associate Professor, University of Minnesota
1948-1949
Professor, University of Minnesota
1949-1951
Dean of Teacher Education, Municipal Colleges of New York City
1951-1955
Dean of Administration and Professor, University of Buffalo
1955-1965
Vice Chancellor for Educational Affairs, University of Buffalo
1965-1968
Acting Chairman, Department of Higher Education, State University of New York at Buffalo
Acting Chairman, Office of Institutional Research, State University of New York at Buffalo
1966-1969
Distinguished Service Professor of Higher Education, State University of New York at Buffalo
1969-1976
Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Center for the Study of Higher Education, Pennsylvania State University
1976
Retired; Emeritus Professor and Emeritus Director, Pennsylvania State University
Emeritus Professor of Higher Education, State University of New York at Buffalo

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in four series: I. Colleges and universities, II. American Association of Higher Education, III. American Association of University Administrators, and IV. Other higher education research materials.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the University Archives by G. Lester Anderson, July 8, 1976.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

7/1/265 G. Lester Anderson papers (Part I), 1951-1964
17/F/454 G. Lester Anderson papers (Part III), 1951-1974

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives Staff.
Finding aid encoded by Danielle White, March 2015.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the G. Lester Anderson papers (Part II)
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives staff.
Date
2006
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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