Montessori, Maria, 1870-1952

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Physician and educator.

From the description of Maria Montessori lectures, 1913-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070542

Biographical Note

  • 1870, Aug. 31: Born, Chiaravalle, Italy
  • 1886 - 1890 : Attended Regio Instituto Tecnico Leonardo da Vinci, Rome, Italy
  • 1896: Graduated, medical program, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
  • 1897: Joined the staff at the University of Rome, Rome, Italy, as a volunteer
  • 1900: Directed school for challenged youth, Rome, Italy
  • 1904 - 1906 : Professor of anthropology, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
  • circa 1906: Started Casa dei Bambini, "Children's House," in San Lorenzo district, Rome, Italy
  • 1913: Visited the United States
  • 1922: Appointed government inspector of schools in Italy
  • 1929: Founded Association Montessori International, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1934: Forced to leave Italy
  • 1938: Opened Montessori Training Center, Laren, Netherlands
  • 1947: Founded Montessori Center, London, England
  • 1952, May 6: Died, Noordwijk, Netherlands

From the guide to the Maria Montessori Lectures, 1913-1917, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn E.M. Standing Collection on the Montessori Method, 1895-1980, 1939-1970 Special Collections, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons
creatorOf Standing, E. M. (E. Mortimer), 1887-. E.M. Standing Collection on the Montessori Method, 1895-1980 (bulk 1939-1970). Seattle University, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons
referencedIn Hill, Patty Smith, 1868-1946. Patty Smith Hill : papers, 1878-1942. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Valerie Harms Papers MS 288., 1958-1994 (ongoing) Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Harms, Valerie. Valerie Harms papers, 1958-1994 (ongoing) Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Victoria Ocampo papers, 1908-1979. Houghton Library
referencedIn McLin, Anna Eva. Guest book, 1916 Oct. 3-1917 Jun. 8. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Baccelli, Guido, 1832-1916. [Education : Mazzoni pamphlet collection]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Maria Montessori Lectures, 1913-1917 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Montessori, Maria, 1870-1952. Maria Montessori lectures, 1913-1917. Library of Congress
referencedIn Oberlin Kindergarten-Primary Training School. Records, 1894-1933. Oberlin College Library
referencedIn Cohen, Sol. Correspondence with Margaret Naumburg, 1967. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Cohen, Sol. person
associatedWith Harms, Valerie person
associatedWith Hill, Patty Smith, 1868-1946. person
associatedWith McLin, Anna Eva. person
associatedWith Montessori Normal College. corporateBody
associatedWith Oberlin Kindergarten-Primary Training School. corporateBody
correspondedWith Ocampo, Victoria, 1891- person
associatedWith Standing, E. M. (E. Mortimer), 1887- person
associatedWith Standing, E. M. (E. Mortimer), 1987-1967 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Montessori method of education


Birth 1870-08-31

Death 1952-05-06





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