Wayland P. Seagraves lecture on teaching 1930 March 7

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Seagraves, Wayland P.
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MSS 00088

Teaching as a Profession, a lecture given by Wayland P. Seagraves for Occupational Education 103, March 7, 1930. This six-page report outlines the advantages and disadvantages of entering the teaching profession.

Wayland P. Seagraves (1910-1992) received both his bachelors (1932) and masters (1933) degrees in electrical engineering from North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University). He was a member of the school's faculty from 1936 to 1948, and returned in 1957 after working as a radio engineer for WPTF. In 1969, the univeristy honored Seagraves with an "Outstanding Teacher" award. In 1970, alumni selected him as the top teacher in the School of Engineering. Seagraves retired from North Carolina State in 1976, after teaching for 38 years. He then moved to Salter Path, N.C., where he served as town clerk for ten years. Seagraves died in Raleigh.

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Wayland P. Seagraves (1910-1992) received both his bachelor's (1932) and master's (1933) degrees in electrical engineering from North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University). He was a member of the school's faculty from 1936 to 1948, and returned in 1957 after working as a radio engineer for WPTF. In 1969, the univeristy honored Seagraves with an "Outstanding Teacher" award. In 1970, alumni selected him as the top teacher in the School of Engineering. Seagraves retired from North Carolina State in 1976, after teaching for 38 years. He then moved to Salter Path, N.C., where he served as town clerk for ten years. Seagraves died in Raleigh.

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Teaching as a Profession, a speech given by Wayland P. Seagraves for Occupational Education 103, March 7, 1930. This six-page report outlines the advantages and disadvantages of entering the teaching profession.

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Wayland P. Seagraves lecture on teaching, 1930, MSS 00088, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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Source of acquisition

Given by Professor Emeritus Wayland P. Seagraves of the Electrical Engineering Department, June 1976.

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Processed by Special Collections staff, 2005; updated by Susan C. Rodriguez, 2015 November.

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"Teaching as a Profession" 1930
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[Identification of item], Wayland P. Seagraves lecture on teaching, MSS 00088, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.