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Adult education

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur E. Bestor, Manuscript

Identifier: MS-0170
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a short manuscript by Arthur E. Bestor that briefly describes the history of Chautauquas and their contributions to adult education.  The typed manuscript is dated August 14, 1929.

Dates: 1929, Aug. 14

Director/Dean Subject Files, Division of Continuing Studies Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-24-01-05

The files are arranged alphabetically.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1932-1974

Gladys Grantham Benthack, Manuscript

Identifier: MS-0171
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a signed manuscript “Tent Chautauqua: 1904-128” by Gladys Grantham Benthack and a few clippings on Chautauquas in Nebraska during the early 1900s.  Among the manuscript’s topics are the history of Chautauqua, the experience of attending and working in a Chautauqua, and the operation of a Chautauqua circuit.

Dates: 1975

Research Studies, Adult and Continuing Education Records

 Collection — Box 001: [Barcode: R0241192216]
Identifier: RG-23-21-03
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of research publications from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln' Department of Adult and Continuing Education.  The materials relate to various aspects of adult education such as: teaching methods, adult learner motivation, life cycle considerations, conferences, education in diverse geographic regions, and educational television.  A list of the included publications is available.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1956-1965 and undated

Wesley C. Meierhenry, Adult and Continuing Education Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-23-21-10
Scope and Contents

The collection includes manuscripts and publications written by Wesley C. Meierhenry, evaluation reports, subject files, and materials collected by Meierhenry for research and reference purposes.  Much of the collection relates to the use of technology and media in education.

Dates: Majority of material found within about 1946-1964