Donald N. Bigelow (AC 1939) Papers
Donald N. Bigelow (AC 1939) Papers, 1860-2009 (Bulk: 1935-2004)
47 records storage boxes, 5 archives boxes, 2 oversize archives boxes, 1 half archives box, 1 flat file (50.85 linear ft.)
Correspondence, speeches, reports, articles, photographs, printed matter and audio-visual media documenting the personal life and professional career of Donald N. Bigelow (AC 1939), a top administrator in the U.S. Education Department of Education, as well as a writer, teacher and consultant on education policy, chiefly from 1961 to 1984. Professional papers include records of many Federal programs he oversaw as part of the National Defense Education Act (NDEA, 1958), Higher Education Act (1965), and Education Professions Development Act (EPDA, 1967). Correspondents include Benjamin DeMott and Allan Nevins.
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There is no restriction on access to the papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.
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