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Werner, Oscar Helmuth, 1888-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1888-

Biography

Oscar Helmuth Werner, born January 1, 1888 in Westpoint, Nebraska, held degrees from Central Wesleyan University, Northwestern, Nebraska and Columbia University.  A well-known and respected scholar, he was considered an authority on foreign languages and the philosophy of education.  In 1949 Werner was named chairman of the University of Nebraska's Department of History and Principles of Education.  He retired in 1956.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Oscar H. Werner, History and Philosophy of Education Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG-23-15-10
Scope and Contents

The collection includes biographical information, scrapbooks, manuscripts and publications written by Werner, his thesis and dissertation, and syllabi and record books from the education classes he taught.  An additional inventory is available.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1917-1978