Francis W. Parker School records and Flora J. Cooke papers, 1884-1960.

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Francis W. Parker School records and Flora J. Cooke papers, 1884-1960.

Archives of Francis W. Parker School and personal and professional papers of its early principal, Flora J. Cooke. The collection is primarily comprised of 4 groups. First, Flora J. Cooke?s professional and personal papers, most of them relative to her association with the Francis W. Parker School, 1901-1953. Second group, the papers of Herbert W. Smith, Parker School principal, September 1938-September 1956; Third group is correspondence and other papers of the Parker School?s board of trustees from 1933-1960; and the fourth group is a large collection of curriculum archives and samples of students work from 1903-1958. The early portion of Miss Cooke's papers contains items relative to the Chicago Normal School, the Chicago Institute Academic and Pedagogic, and the School of Education of the University of Chicago; and correspondence of Col. & Mrs. Francis W. Parker and of Mr. & Mrs. John Dewey. Additional topics of the collection include early benefactor Anita McCormick Blaine, the Progressive Education Association.

90 linear ft. (203 boxes, 4 v.)

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