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College of Education. Robert Beck's College history papers

Identifier: 69

Scope and Content

The collection consists of materials regarding the University of Minnesota's College of Education, which were gathered by Dr. Beck to write Beyond Pedagogy, a history of the College of Education. Sample drafts of the book are also included in the collection.


  • Creation: 1970s


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Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the College of Education. Robert Beck's College history papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Historical Note

Robert Beck, Regents' professor emeritus of history and philosophy of education at the University of Minnesota, was asked to complete a comprehensive history of the College of Education. The project was underwritten by the College of Education and the Education Development and Planning Office. Dr. Beck completed interviews with former college faculty and administrations, conducted research in University Archives and studied unpublished essays regarding the college to complete his work. Beyond Pedagogy: A History of the University of Minnesota College of Educationwas published in 1980.


5 boxes (6.5 linear feet)


Collection contains the papers collected by Robert Beck, Regents' professor emeritus, to write his history of the College of Education at the University of Minnesota.

Other Finding Aid Available

A finding aid with a contents list is available in University Archives.

Source of acquisition

The collection was deposited in University Archives in 1980 and 1989.

Related Materials

University of Minnesota. College of Education papers

Processing Information

Collection has not been processed.

College of Education. Robert Beck's College history papers, 1970s
Karen Spilman
March 2005
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