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Appendix F: Historical Textbooks

Description:

Purpose:

To provide area educators (UNK education students and faculty, other UNK students, faculty and staff, teachers in area schools, parents and other members of the general public) access to historical pre-K through 12th grade textbook series.

Adminstrator of the Collection:

The Curriculum Librarian, Calvin T. Ryan Library, Lower Level, (308) 865-8276

History of the Collection:

The Historic Textbook collection was established by Janet Stoeger-Wilke while Curriculum Librarian.

The historical textbooks have not been included in the OPAC. Plans are underway to catalog them based on subject in the Library of Congress classification scheme.

Estimate of Holdings:

The collection is estimated to contain approximately 75 items.

Location of Materials:

Calvin T. Ryan Library Lower Level.

Treatment of Subject:

Textbooks appropriate for elementary and secondary education are the major focus of the collection.

Types of Materials:

Mainly the Teacher and Student editions of textbooks are collected.

Place of Publication:

Most materials are published in the United States.