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Record Group: 8 C
Record Sub-Group: 10
Records Title: UMC; College of Education; Department of Secondary Education; Administrative and Instructional Records
Dates: 1921-1983
Volume: 2 and 5/6 cubic feet, 3.54 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records pertaining to the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Education's Department of Secondary Education. Included in this Sub-Group are correspondence, lesson plans, and personal accounts of Department of Secondary Education Instructors.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:8/10/1 (A74-31)
This Series holds correspondence and lesson plan samples gathered by UMC Professor of Secondary Education, Ralph K. Watkins (ca. 1923-1964). The correspondence cover the years 1939 through 1964 and relate to topics such as textbooks written by Professor Watkins, student concerns, degree proposals, professional organizations, consultation and research, faculty searches, and committee work. Professor Watkins' lesson plans are drawn from classes he taught between the early 1920s and early 1960s.
(2 1/3 c.f.: 2 c.f., 009520, 009538; 1/3 c.f., B23, B3, 5)

Series 2. - C:8/10/2 (A88-44; A91-27; A92-107; A17-47)
This Series contains printed and duplicated material and other records pertaining to University of Missouri Professor of Secondary Education, John Rufi, (1921-1978). The records consist of a number of his autobiographical works and publications, including course texts, as well as other University of Missouri printed and duplicated items.
(1/2 c.f.: 1/6 c.f., B3A, C1, 3; 1/3 c.f., 102, 4)
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.
Accession A17-47 was received from Bruce Vance, whose stepmother Roberta Fritchman Vance served as Rufi's secretary in the 1930s. Many of the items in A17-47 were inscribed to Fritchman and include additional annotation by Rufi.

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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