ERIC Number: ED166363
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-May
Reference Count: N/A
The Laubach Collection: Consisting of the Personal Papers of Frank C. Laubach and the Organizational Documents of Laubach Literacy, Inc., in the Archives of Continuing Education in Syracuse University Libraries.
Chmaj, Deborah R., Comp.; Wolde, Menbere, Comp.
The library collection of Laubach Literacy's organizational papers and reading films, as well as Dr. Frank C. Laubach's papers, are described in this catalogue. The catalogue begins with a brief biography of Frank C. Laubach (1884-1970), then lists Dr. Laubach's forty books by publication date and four books about Dr. Laubach. In addition, the background and current activities of Laubach Literacy, Inc., are reviewed. The major portion of the document is devoted to a description of Dr. Laubach's papers which includes all material up until 1955, when he founded Laubach Literacy, Inc., and from 1955 to his death. The contents of 328 boxes are described. The contents are sorted into the following categories: correspondence, trustee meeting reports, administrative papers, financial papers, domestic project materials, overseas project materials, foreign language materials, manuscripts and articles, organization/meeting materials, miscellaneous documents, and photography. Also, ninety-nine kinescopes which form the streamlined reading series are annotated. (CSS)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Bibliographies, Biographical Inventories, Catalogs, Developing Nations, Educational Methods, Filmographies, Functional Literacy, Illiteracy, International Organizations, Languages, Library Collections, Literacy Education, Photographs, Projects, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Religious Education, Tutorial Programs, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Univ. Libraries.
Identifiers - Location: United States