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Kenneth D. Benne Professional Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-196
The collection, selected and submitted by Dr. Paul Blackwood in 1994, provides a comprehensive assortment of Dr. Benne's professional writings. It includes reports, programs, articles, books, photographs, letters, audio/video tapes, and certificates.

Dates

  • 1920-1993

Creator

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.

Extent

7.75 Linear Feet (5 cartons, 1 oversize box)

Abstract

The collection, selected and submitted by Dr. Paul Blackwood in 1994, provides a comprehensive assortment of Dr. Benne's professional writings. The collection was donated by The Museum of Education at the University of South Carolina.

Biographical Note

Born May 11, 1908 in Morrowville, Kansas.

Died October 8, 1992 in Washington, D.C.

Degrees: B.S. in 1930 from Kansas State University (aka Kansas State Agricultural College (KSAC))

M.A. in 1936 from University of Michigan

Ph.D. in 1941 from Teachers College, Columbia University

L.H.D. in 1969 from Lesley College

L.H.D. in 1971 from Morris Brown College

Career:

1925-1927: rural school teacher in Washington County, Kansas

1930-1936: high school science teacher in Concordia, Kansas and Manhattan, Kansas

1938-1941: Associate in Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University

1941-1946: Assistant and Associate Professor of Education, University of Illinois (with time off for service in the Naval Reserve, 1942-1946)

1946-1948: Associate Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

1948-1953: Professor of Education, University of Illinois

1953-1973: Berenson Professor of Human Relations, Boston University

Arrangement Note

Collection was processed by The Museum of Education at the University of South Carolina.

Conservation

Educational degrees (stored in oversize box 6) are rolled and therefore fragile.

Location

Library Research Annex; contact uvmsc@uvm.edu for access.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by The Museum of Education at the University of South Carolina.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Kenneth D. Benne Professional Papers
Status
completed
Author
Russell Long
Date
1995
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Vermont Libraries, Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Silver Special Collections Library
48 University Place, Room B201
Burlington Vermont 05405 U.S.A. US
(802) 656-2138
(802) 656-4038 (Fax)