By Ashley Rankin
|Title:||Nellie L. Griffiths Collection, 1926-1969|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsPublications; Publications with manuscript copy; Essays on Education, MSS; Speeches; "Manuscript Writing" -a booklet with correspondence and data; Children's Handwriting Guides with copy of publications; The North Texas State University Reading Laboratory; Now We Read; Metropolitan Readiness Test.
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|Preferred Citation:||Nellie L. Griffiths Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections|
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Autobiography; Publications (1931-1949); Publications with Manuscript Copy (1930-1936); Manuscript of Essays on Education; Speeches (1930-1934); Booklet "Manuscript Writing" with Related Data; NTSU Reading Laboratory Materials; Booklets Now We Read and Related Date. There are two items in the oversized box.Barcodes: 2727
This folder contains a letter to Blythe Mitchell from Nellie Griffiths about her own career.
This folder contains a pamphlet for the Regional Conferences for the American National Red Cross in 1933, an article and the manuscript copy for "Drill" by Nellie Griffiths, an article and manuscript copy (which was titled The Junior Red Cross and the School Objective) of the article "The Junior Red Cross Is a Way of Living" by Nellie Griffiths, which was published in the January 1934 issue of The Red Cross Courier. This folder also contains an article and the manuscript copy (which was titled Criteria for a Report, News, or Discussion Period) of the article "Criteria for Discussion Period" by Nellie Griffiths, which was published in the December 1933 issue of The Texas Outlook. This folder also contains the article titled "The Right Teacher for the Right Place" by Nellie Griffiths which was published in the Elementary Principals and Supervisors, two letters from the Rand McNally and Company Publishers requesting an article to be written by Griffiths for the Child Life Magazine, the January 1937 issue of Child Life Magazine, which contains the article "Teaching Attitudes" by Griffiths, and a manuscript for the "Readiness to Read ---What?" that was published in Texas Outlook.
This folder contains a cutout of an article titled "One Method of Wasting School Funds," a pamphlet by Nellie Griffiths titled "A Suggested Order for Presenting and Teaching The Multiplication and Divison Combinations Together with A Summary of Points to Stress in Learning," and a letter from Warwick and York Incorporated.
This folder contains the following: three essay written by Nellie Griffiths titled "Some Psychological Principles on Which to Base the Teaching of Beginning Writing," "How Does Student-Teaching Help Prospective Teachers to Realize Their Professional Objective?" and "Social Studies in the Elementary Grades" This folder also contains children's practice sheets for writing and research on schooling.
This folder contains the following: seven speeches: three of which are untitled, "Trends in Modern Education - 1930," "The Place of the Kindergarten in the Modern Educational Movement," "The Function of the Teacher in the Activity Room," and "The Depression as the Primary School's Opportunity," three programs: "The Texas Society of College Teachers of Education," Kindergarten - Primary Sectional Meetings," and "The Fourth Annual Teacher-Training Conference," a newspaper clipping, a note, and a letter from Texarkana, TX, Public Schools.
This folder contains two drafts of Nellie Griffiths' booklet "Manuscript Writing, Its Advantages, How to Teach It," four letters from Hall and McCreary Company to Miss Griffiths about her booklet, a sample of a children's writing practice sheets, and a letter from International House.
This folder contains the following a newspaper clipping of the article "Professor Designs New Manuscript Alphabet in Handwriting Guides," the Children's Handwriting Guides, Guide one Manuscript, the Brief Children's Handwriting Guides Manuscript, and the Brief Children's Handwriting Guide.
This folder contains the following: a letter from President McConnell of NTSU to Miss Griffiths, a letter from Miss Griffiths to the Committee on Research Problems at NTSU, two letters to the students from Imogene Bentley, a letter to Dr. Snow from Miss Griffiths, Requisition form, research, a questionnaire, testing results for freshman, and hand-drawn graphs.
This folder contains an explanation of the Activities of the Reading Laboratory for the Spring Semester in 1945 and the results of the students who participated.
This folder contains an essay titled "The Development of the Near Point Vision of Twenty-Five Children," a draft of an untitled essay, a letter to Dr. Gray from Miss Griffiths, reports one, two, and three, an essay titled "An Inquiry into the Reading Abilities of the Freshman Fall 1944," two questionnaires, two summaries to the questionnaire, an outline of the "Activities of the Reading Laboratory - Spring Semester, 1945, a draft for "Some Results of the Freshman Testing Program Fall 1945, an untitled report, notes, an essay "Some Results of the Freshman Testing Program," hand-drawn graphs, and an essay 'A Study of the Reading Scores for Freshman 1945-1946."
This folder contains a mock up for Nellie Griffiths' booklet Now We Read, two drafts for the book, notes, and a letter from the Economy Company to Miss Griffiths.
This folder contains two copies of the student's edition of Now We Read, a copy of the teacher's edition of Now We Read, a brief on Now We Read, and two newspaper clippings about Now We Read.