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Daniel Prescott papers

Abstract

Title:
Daniel Prescott papers
Author/Creator:
Prescott, Daniel
Collection number:
81-10
Size:
18.00 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1950-1965
Inclusive dates:
circa 1917-1976
Collection Area:
University of Maryland
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

Daniel Prescott (1898-1970) was a Professor of Education at the University of Maryland, and also served as Director Emeritus of the Institute for Child Study from 1947-1960. He was recognized as one of the most distinguished writers and scholars on the subject of child psychology, and his work with troubled children included a trip to Germany in 1948 to work on a long-range plan to bring democracy to the youth of that country. His papers include publications, educational materials, correspondence (including letters written to his mother while Prescott was serving in the military during World War I), manuscripts, photographs, film, audiotape, awards, and bibliographies.

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Preferred citation:

Daniel Prescott papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/15650
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