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School management and organization

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Archie Loyd Threlkeld Papers

Identifier: M012
Abstract Archie Loyd Threlkeld (1889-1967) was Assistant and Deputy Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools from 1921 to 1927 under Jesse H. Newlon. He was Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools for ten years, from 1927 to 1937. While Deputy Superintendent, A. L. Threlkeld directed the curriculum revision program that became internationally known. During the Great Depression, Threlkeld continued the school building program and successfully resisted cutting teachers' salaries. This collection...
Dates: 1924-1966; Majority of material found in 1924-1932

Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science Records

Identifier: U031
Abstract The first engineering degree offered by the University of Denver was the Mining Engineering degree which was offered in 1881. In 1918, Dr. Wilbur Engle started the first formal engineering program in Chemical Engineering. This lead to the establishment of the College of Engineering in 1919. In 1981, it was proposed that an Engineering degree be offered under the Department of Physics and it was unanimously agreed to . The Engineering degree was officially offered starting in the fall of 1982....
Dates: Other: 1959-1975

Jesse H. Newlon Papers

Identifier: M013
Abstract Jesse H. Newlon (1882-1941) served as Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools from 1920 to 1927. During his tenure, Denver became nationally known for its innovations in public education. While Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools, Newlon oversaw the building of fifteen schools, created a program for curriculum revision in which classroom teachers were the key participants, and gained consensus for a single salary schedule for teachers, regardless of whether they taught in grade...
Dates: 1916-1941