John William Shirley Papers 1948, 1958-1959

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Creator
Shirley, John W., 1908-1988
Size
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Call number
MSS 00130

The John William Shirley papers consist of a 1948 letter from Shirley to Dr. J. H. Lampe, a daily log from Shirley's Soviet Field Seminar of the Comparative Education Society (1958), and the publication, "Soviet Education and Its Challenge" (1959).

John William Shirley (1908 - 1988) served as an English professor and dean of the Division of Basic Studies at North Carolina State College (now North Carolina State University) from 1949 to 1955, and Dean of Faculty from 1955 to 1962. Shirley left N.C. State in 1962 to become Vice President and Provost of the University of Delaware. He received his A.B. degree from the State University of Iowa in 1932 and his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1937. He also took graduate classes, 1932-1933, at the University of Nebraska.

Scope/content

The John William Shirley papers consist of a 1948 letter from Shirley to Dr. J. H. Lampe; a daily log, 1958, from Shirley's Soviet Field Seminar of the Comparative Education Society; and the publication Soviet Education and Its Challenge, 1959.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John William Shirley papers, MSS 130, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred from the Dean of the Faculty's Office, 1967 September 1.

Processing information

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

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Letter from Shirley to Dr. J. H. Lampe 1948 December 22
MSS legalbox 5, Folder 00130-1
Daily Log: Soviet Field Seminar, Comparative Education Society August 19 to September 19, 1958
MSS legalbox 5, Folder 00130-1
Soviet Education and Its Challenge 1959 February 22
MSS legalbox 5, Folder 00130-1
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John William Shirley Papers, MSS 00130, 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.